The budget analyst position is responsible for fiscal planning, development, implementation, reporting and monitoring of university capital and operating budgets. This position performs complex data analysis and interpretation to monitor financial performance; develops and maintains forecasts and projections using statistical analyses; and prepares various ad hoc queries and reports related to budget and financial planning. These are used by all levels of management for decision making and monitoring of institutional performance
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or related field. Four years of progressive fiscal responsibilities with demonstrated proficiency of advanced financial skills. Understanding of financial systems and experience with financial reporting and analysis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Professional knowledge of budgeting, finance and accounting. Strong knowledge and proficiency using business intelligence, data query and reporting tools, and willingness to update and enhance skills to be at the forefront of technology in these areas. Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, with all levels of management and external stakeholders. Ability to work independently and as a team, with flexibility for some level of ambiguity and time constraints. Ability to analyze situations, to define issues, and draw conclusions and communicate outputs. Self-motivated, takes initiative.
Master’s degree and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Experience working in higher education.
For best consideration, qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of at least three professional references as soon as possible, no later than Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for this position will start in the mid-$70k, commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 124848
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