Corporate Financial Analyst II

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


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.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.


Fred Hutch is looking for an intelligent, hardworking professional to join our Financial Planning & Analysis team. The selected candidate will report to the Director of Corporate Finance and will assist in preparing annual budgets, reporting monthly to internal customers, and performing various financial analyses. Candidates must possess exceptional analytical skills, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to think outside the box.


Work location: This position is not required to be on campus daily. Some travel to our Seattle office will be required for meetings.


  • 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 business review reporting and year-end summary analysis and trend reporting to senior management
  • Conduct detailed monthly review of budget vs. actual results and 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


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least two 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to 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
  • Uses initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of departmental policies and procedures

Preferred qualifications:

  • Research or healthcare finance experience
  • PeopleSoft/Oracle/Hyperion experience


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 or by calling 206-667-4700.


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