Senior Budget Analyst

Hoboken, NJ
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Senior Budget Analyst will assist in the implementation of higher education industry best practice policies, procedures, reports and analytical support in the area of planning, budgeting and analytics at Stevens Institute of Technology. Stevens Institute of Technology is a renowned national research university with a rich legacy of more than 140 years of innovation and entrepreneurship. Stevens prepares the next generation of technology, science, and business leaders with a unique academic program offering and a faculty of gifted educators, internationally known researchers, business leaders and innovators in their field. In order to support the President, CFO, Provost, Deans, Vice Presidents, and other financial leaders across campus, the new Senior Budget Analyst must be a team player who can lead across an organization who has experience in a broad variety of tools for data management and analysis.

The Senior Budget Analyst will work closely with colleagues across the institution to understand their business processes and reporting needs, define key performance metrics, interpret analytics results, and identify trends and develop narratives from the data. They will track operational data that measures these divisional activities, efficiency, and progress toward strategic objectives. Additionally, the Senior Budget Analyst will also be responsible for developing original reports, dashboards, and other means of sharing data-driven insights with stakeholders across Stevens.

Specific Job Duties:

Perform budget coordinator duties for assigned areas on campus, including but not limited to: the annual budget process reviewing for accuracy and compliance with university guidelines and/or policies; monthly and quarterly reporting forecasting & analysis; ad-hoc report creation Assist CFO, AVP and Budget Office Manager in ad-hoc analysis, report creation, presentations and data analytics to support the annual and multi-year operating and capital budget processes including the in-year monitoring and forecasting Provide leadership to budget coordinators and other financial staff across campus in a support and training capacity as the University transitions to a new budget model, process and supporting reports to track budget versus actual activity Perform research on industry best practices and benchmarks to support the budget process and senior leadership decision making Assist CFO, AVP of Financial Planning and Budget Office Manager in the design and implementation of dashboards and key performance indicators to share with the Finance Committee on a quarterly basis Other duties determined necessary by the Budget Office Manager in support the overall responsibilities of the Office of Planning and Budgeting

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree and Minimum of Five (5) Years of appropriate financial experience is required in data analytics and project management (Master's Degree Preferred) Experience in higher education and/or not-for-profit organizations desired Prior experience with accounting systems, budget systems, and business policies and procedures in respects to budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling Project management skills with a proven ability to lead initiatives in a changing environment Energetic self-starter who with the proper leadership can work on multiple tasks, prioritize and meet pre-established deadlines with excellent written and verbal communication skills Proficient with Microsoft Office products, with Access skills preferable and University systems, preferable Kuali and/ or Workday

Budget Office
General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

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EEO Statement:
Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

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