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The Senior Analyst Budget & Planning performs specialized financial, accounting, or planning activities to support financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, financial planning, taxes, and consolidations for the assigned units within University Services. Conducts assigned studies and surveys to collect and analyze actions. Assists in preparing recommendations related to budgets, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, business forecasts, and internal policies. May assist in interpreting and applying institution or division level policy and accounting theory.
Work Interactions The Senior Analyst Budget & Planning will report directly to the Senior Finance Officer/Finance Officer, leading planning for assigned units, and coordinating with analysts to relay functional activities for execution and budget authority. Meets regularly with assigned units to monitor and refine financial plans along with actuals analysts for context on the non-compensation road map and planned/ budgeted activities.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field
5-7 years of relevant professional experience, or Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study
Understanding and ability to understand budgets, budget preparation, and related reporting.
Financial acumen necessary to review and analyze expenditures against budget plans
Ability to run, compile, and analyze reports
Understanding of financial forecasting and an ability to learn financial and budget strategies
Understand (and develop, interpret, and implement) financial concepts for financial planning, resource planning, and control of organizational budget
Ability to foster open communication, with strong communication skills
Ability to utilize interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders (staff, administrators, faculty, etc.)
Adaptability and flexibility
Attention to detail
Ability to triage challenges and requests, resolving or escalating issues for resolution as necessary
Ability to apply subject matter knowledge requiring capacity to understand specific needs or requirements and apply skills and knowledge (recognized as a subject matter expert within organization and assigned area)
Ability to interpret policies, practices, and procedures
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