Reporting to the Controller-Operations, the Budget Analyst is responsible for complex accounting, planning and modeling duties which include managing the School's overall budget process; creating and analyzing monthly budget reports; forecasting anticipated financial results including debt ratios to ensure compliance with debt covenants; developing and delivering budget training; creating complex models to assist with tuition, capitalization of assets, and capital asset cashflows; and partnering with the Controller-Operations and the Vice President of Finance and Administration.
Budget Process Management
Set up the budget system School-wide
Develop and deliver training to budget managers
Develop and manage the budget calendar
Provide direction to budget managers during process
Create budget reports
Working the VP, Finance and Controller-Operations, analyze budget outcomes and make changes as appropriate
Modeling and Forecasting
Develop/refine scenario analysis for anticipated financial results
Prepare complex financial models to assist with long-term financial planning
Understand fixed vs. variable costs and build appropriate models
Provide alternative recommendations for budget surpluses and deficits
Business Process Re-engineering
Recommend process improvements
Review policies and procedures related to the finance office
Launch approved process improvements including development and implementation of communication plan
Bachelor's degree obtained through a formal four-year program
Professional certification such as CFA or advanced degree preferred
5+ years of experience in accounting, budgeting or forecasting
Experience with an integrated finance system
Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables
Superior attention to detail
Strong customer service skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands
Excellent organizational skills
Effective communication skills, both oral and written at all levels of the organization
Members of diverse and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Application review will start on Monday, June 5, 2023
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law.
Benefits (benefits eligible on first day of employment):
Life/AD&D insurance (MHSL pays for)
Optional Life Insurance
Disability Benefits (MHSL pays for)
Paid time off (PTO)
403(b) Retirement plan (Generous MHSL match)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Competitive compensation package
A respectful workplace
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.