Capital Budget Analyst
William & Mary invites highly qualified applicants to apply for the Capital Budget Analyst within the Finance & Administration Offices.
The Ideal candidate will work collaboratively, while operating autonomously and professionally exercising sound judgement based on depth of experience and knowledge in their field. Additionally, the candidate will possess advanced analytical skills, with the ability to manage highly complex tasks, analyses, and issues, while handling competing priorities and numerous deadlines.
Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Capital Budget Analyst serves as the university’s leading expert in the areas of Capital Outlay Budgeting and Finance with primary responsibility for capital outlay project budgeting, capital budget execution and debt management for capital projects.
Specific responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Overseeing the university’s capital project budgets and related financial transactions.
- Writing and preparing resolutions for BOV action related to the Six-Year Plan or other capital budget and capital finance issues requiring board action. Developing capital budget amendments for submission to the Governor and General Assembly consistent with the university’s six-year capital plan.
- Preparing the university’s biennial Six Year Capital Plan, as approved by the BOV, for submission to the Commonwealth via the Performance Budgeting System (PBS).
- Independently reviewing, revising, and approving, with no additional oversight, all capital transactions input by Facilities Planning, Design & Construction (FPDC) to the Commonwealth’s Performance Budgeting System.
- Writing a variety of substantive and complex requests, responses, reports, and analyzing on behalf of university leadership directly to Commonwealth agency directors for the management, advocacy and progression of capital projects. (This includes, but is not limited to, treasury loan requests, allotment requests, project justifications, construction-in-progress (CIP) reports & schedules, and debt management.
Master’s degree in finance, business, public administration or closely related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the position.
- Strong analytical skills with the ability the analyze complex information and produce reports in a variety of formats. Demonstrated expertise in capital construction.
- Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, and apply legislative requirements and state and institutional policies for different types of capital projects.
- Expertise in budgeting and advanced financial analysis.
- Proficiency in a variety of software applications, with demonstrated skills in using an automated financial system.
- Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with a variety of internal and external constituencies.
Demonstrated experience in capital construction budgeting and finance.
- Knowledge of Banner (Finance) or similar ERP – Financial module based system.
- Familiarity with the Commonwealth’s Financial regulations and practices.
- Experience with the Commonwealth’s Budgeting and Capital Outlay programs is highly preferred.
- Experience working in a public agency, with higher education experience highly desirable.
- Experience with using Banner Finance is a plus.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.