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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applicants will begin April 20, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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