Budget Specialist

Job description

The Budget Specialist is to manage all of the dean’s accounts, approve expenditures and track spending in the University Libraries to include:  Analyze costs and expenditure and prepare fiscal projections for use in determining budget; perform financial analysis to help determine financial feasibility of new or revised programs/services; perform key analytical and coordination tasks in support of the annual and multi-year budget processes and planning exercises; prepare routine and ad-hoc financial reports and presentations that present complex financial information in a simplified clear manner for a range of stakeholders; maintain, balance and reconcile all Library accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness; analyze budgets, accounts, expenditures and transfers.  Investigate issues and discrepancies and research solutions; make recommendations based on findings and prepare responses; compile and report financial information for management analysis and decision making needs; utilize and maintain automated reporting systems; may develop databases, logs and spreadsheets to maintain records and create reports; coordinates preparation of budget with planning units within area; may provide training to others on budgeting preparation process and procedures; provides support to and/or serves on LEAN committees; trains non-financial staff in the use of budget management tools and Library financial policies and procedures; where appropriate, represent the Libraries in RCM budget model implementation; perform related duties as assigned.

Require:  Bachelor’s degree and successfully demonstrated experience in budgetary planning/management or financial analysis; strong analytical, financial planning, organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills; successfully demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time and to work well under deadline pressure; ability to work well independently and as a part of a team; ability to handle confidential matters using sound judgment and discretion; successfully demonstrated computer skills, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentation graphics and other business applications; commitment to quality, innovation and process improvement with an emphasis on collaborative teamwork and high standards of customer service.  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desire:  Experience in college and university budgeting and accounting.

Submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=5529.  Direct inquiries to Donna Richardson at [email protected].  Screening of applicants will begin April 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.

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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 6/11/2018
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