Senior Budget Analyst

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Job Title
Senior Budget Analyst

Official Title
Senior Budget Analyst

Position Number

Budget Office - 151210


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8 am-5 pm

Department Overview
The Budget Office serves UNT, the System Administration, and in a limited fashion, the UNT Dallas campus.

Those services include working with all levels of the university to compile, maintain & report financial planning related to institutional resources. We serve a cross-section of university stakeholders, including executive administrators, grant holders, department heads & their support staff. Our goal is to ensure that all units are able to maximize the use of their resources to meet institutional strategic goals while ensuring we follow federal & state laws, institutional policies & guidelines defined by external donors.

Job Description
The Budget Office Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Sr. Budget Analyst to join our team.

This position is responsible for assisting in the implementation of resource planning and allocation practice, and assisting with all aspects of the budget process and budget management. This position is located in the UNT Budget Office.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Acts as liaison for University to faculty and staff throughout campus as an expert in the field.
* Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy and conformance with procedures and regulations.
* Analyzes budgeting and accounting reports. May train others in budget related policies and procedures.
* Analyzes financial data and develops moderately complex reports for forecasting and results analysis.
* Directs the preparation of regular and special budget reports, analyze monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls, provides advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation, examines budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations, summarizes budgets and submits recommendations for the approval or disapproval of funds request and serves as Budget Office liaison to specific units of the University as assigned.
* Processes personnel authorization information as it impacts the University's budget & fund resources.
* Uses the PeopleSoft financial system to create or approve budget journals and transfers and assists with the development of budgeting and reporting software used by Budget & Planning (Hyperion).
* Upholds and supports existing universities policies and procedures and make recommendations that enhance its business practices.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other related field and four years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Experience in Higher Education/state agency financial/budgetary activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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