• Corporate Financial Analyst II

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Accounting and Finance
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
    Responsible for projects that will help the Center meet its financial, business and strategic goals and improve performance and cost management.
    The incumbent works with minimal supervision and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of departmental policies and procedures.



    • Analyze current and past trends of revenue, expenses and capital expenditures and provide solutions/recommendations in response to anticipated/unanticipated fluctuations to help management understand and answer critical business issues and questions. 
    • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes and effectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks by coordinating work of teammates and other end users.
    • Participate in budget planning meetings and analysis of historical trends to prepare budget targets for divisions and departments.
    • Assist the Finance department in the monthly budget to actual reporting and year-end summary analysis and trend reporting to senior management
    • Investigate and analyze significant variances at a department and project level
    • Perform other financial analysis and “one-off” projects as assigned.
    • Support business improvement opportunities
    • Perform quality control checks on new or revised database processes and conduct peer review of analysis by other finance department personnel for accuracy and clarity of presentation.
    • Streamline processes and automate business reporting


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required
    • 0-4 years of relevant experience including financial planning and analysis and/or budgeting, preferably in a research or not-for-profit environment
    • Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills
    • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
    • Ability to formulate recommendations and interpret financial information
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and collaborate and explore alternative solutions
    • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology
    • Ability to work independently on multiple projects and communicate status of projects to key decision makers on a proactive basis
    • Exposure to grant accounting or project cost accounting a plus
    • PeopleSoft/Oracle experience a plus

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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