The Senior Financial Officer position is responsible for the financial planning and analysis of several University businesses. This position is responsible for analyzing financial statements and predicting future performance. This includes forecasting future revenues and expenditures, as well as, assisting in the budget process. The Senior Financial Officer position is responsible for assisting in the creation of and in keeping track of financial plans. Analyzing the performance, alongside changes and market trends, to create forecasts and calculate variances between those forecasts and actuals. This position will track down and explain the causes of these variances.