Budget Specialist II

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DEPARTMENT/DIVISIONBusiness Office/Administrative Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:   Reporting to the Manager of Fiscal Operations, the Budget Specialist II will participate in the preparation, development and monitoring of the departmental annual budget, including operational, capital and grant funds; analyze departmental expenditures and prepare reports of such expenditures to be used for budget forecasts; and conduct analytical reviews of variances between actual and budgeted expenditures, reporting findings to supervisor(s) and/or communicate to departments.  The incumbent will also review claims and prepare departmental authorization forms for payment, process claims payments, and assist in the preparation of reports for compliance with financial and budgetary requirements. S/he will use computer applications and other automated systems, spreadsheets, e-mail, and calendars in performing work assignments. S/he will also conduct ad hoc analysis, as needed.  All other duties, as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Finance, Accounting or a closely related field and one year of experience where the primary function of the position was budgeting, financial auditing, financial planning or accounting.  Strong computer (e.g. Microsoft Excel) skills required.  *This is a Civil Service position.  The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.*

POSITION EFFECTIVE:   The position will remain open until filled.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $61,979 plus competitive benefits. 

TO APPLY:  Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.  You may send a cover letter, resume, and three references to: [email protected]. Please indicate CODE:IHE “Budget Specialist II” in the subject line of the email or mail to:

Westchester Community College


HR Department, Administration Building – Suite B42


75 Grasslands Road


Valhalla, New York 10595


Fax: (914) 606-7838


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONSApplications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. AA/EOE.




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Job No: IHEBSII71218
Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 9/10/2018
Work Type:
Salary: The starting salary is $61,979 plus competitive benefits