Budget Analyst - Journey
Open Date: 03/28/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, or related discipline; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Special Instructions to Applicant: * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Job Duties: The University Budget Office is recruiting for a budget analyst to assist in managing and maintaining General Fund budget data as well as provide research and analysis on a variety of budgeting duties. Providing excellent customer service to the campus community is also an integral part of this position. This position reports to the University Budget Director and has both internal and external budgeting responsibilities. The selected candidate will be responsible for guiding division and unit administrators in monitoring and revising their state budgets in compliance with ECU and state policies. The position must understand the Management Flexibility Legislation and what it means to be a Special Responsibility Constituent Institution. Improper entries stand to jeopardize that designation and would be extremely detrimental to ECU. This position is also responsible for maintaining organization codes for the entire university. These codes determine distribution of reporting, security/access to all financial systems, as well as consolidation and grouping of accounts for reporting purposes. This position is responsible for coordinating efforts between Accounts Payable, the Payroll Office, and the Cash Management Office regarding the processing of Dual Employment. This encompasses the preparation of budget entries, as well as preparing the BD606 in IBIS (OSBM state-wide budget system). This position acts as the liaison for completing Banner-Finance testing with regard to Budget Office processes. New releases are an integral part of Banner, and they must be thoroughly tested to ensure proper functionality for the Budget Office. Other responsibilities for this position include the preparation and analysis of many financial documents critical to meet the ongoing needs/plans of the university. These tasks include revenue analysis, preparation of Salary buy-out budget entries, BD701 compliance at month-end and year-end, and General Fund budget analysis. This position is involved in completing tasks related to the development of the Continuation Budget or other special projects mandated by OSBM or assigned by the University Budget Director. The person in this position works with absolute independence and only general guidance. This position has little supervision; therefore, it is critical that the work be accurate and always in compliance with relevant laws and policies.