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Budget Analyst

Company: University of Maryland
Location: Bowie
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Posting DetailsPosting DetailsPosition Number: 124644Title: Budget AnalystFunctional Title: Budget AnalystCategory Status: 33-Exempt RegularApplicant Search Category: StaffUniversity Authorized FTE: 1.000Unit: VPF-University Budget OfficeCampus/College Information:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.Background ChecksOffers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.Vaccine ProtocolThe University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University requires that students, faculty, and staff on the UMD campus be vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.Umd.Edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.Position Summary/Purpose of Position:The budget analyst position is responsible for fiscal planning, development, implementation, reporting and monitoring of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 adhoc 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.Minimum Qualifications:Education:Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field.ExperienceFour 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.Preferences:Master's degree and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).Experience working in higher education.Workday and Adaptive Planning experience.Additional Certifications:Additional Information:Salary Range: Minimum target: $77,280 - Maximum target: $96,600.Job Risks Not Applicable to This PositionPhysical DemandsNormal office environment with extensive computer use. Must be able to clearly read computer screen for extended periods and maintain significant fine finger dexterity for keyboarding. Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling common office items such as supplies, files and documented materials.Posting Date: 10/27/2022Closing Date:Open Until Filled YesBest Consideration Date 11/20/2022Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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