Budget Analyst, Senior (College of Medicine-Phoenix)
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix seeks a Budget Analyst, Senior to develop, manage and analyze budgets of various fund source types. The position supports and reports to assigned Director(s) of Operations and works closely with organizational team members, administrative leadership, the college finance team, and the UAz Financial Services and Budget Offices. The position will offer many opportunities to work with a variety of institutional processes, programs and initiatives. The successful incumbent will show initiative, be resourceful and a critical thinker, and will possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail. The incumbent should be used to a fast-paced, changing environment with routine and unplanned deadlines.
As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!Duties & Responsibilities
- Supports Director(s) of Operations and assigned units/departments with the development and management of budgets of varied degrees of complexity for various types of fund sources (state, grants, gifts, etc.).
- Develops budgets based on appropriate data analysis, historical budget assumptions, expenditures, trends, economic and social impacts, and other factors that will result in an effective financial plan aimed towards prescribed goals or objectives.
- Confers with Director(s) of Operations and/or department leaders with respect to development, management and controls of budgets.
- Develops budgetary control processes to ensure units/departments actual revenues and expenses adhere to the established budgets.
- Identifies variances and trends, and recommends suitable action to appropriate personnel.
- Ensures data integrity.
- Provides Director(s) of Operations and units/departments accurate and timely budget analysis, financial reports, and account reconciliations.
- Identifies irregular and unusual financial activity and makes recommendations and/or assists with necessary modifications aimed towards a positive resolution.
- Researches, compiles and updates budgetary and forecast data aligned with shifting priorities and impacts.
- Prepares or coordinates preparation of financial reports for varied and ad hoc administrative planning needs.
- Works with administrative and financial support team members to ensure an effective understanding and implementation of financial plans.
- Monitors outcomes and provides guidance to support team members as needed.
- Participate in team projects and group process improvement assignments.
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related field, or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.
Letter of Interest: Should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).
References: Please list 3 professional references including address, title, phone and email address.
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