Budget Manager

Job description

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Job No: 510487
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Budget Manager

Employee Classification: Business Administrative Associate

Department: School of Teaching and Learning

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

This position manages the financial aspects related to the School of Teaching and Learning, ensuring a balanced budget as well as providing reports and recommendations as needed. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the departmental budgets, including Personnel, Operating, Grants, Agency, and Foundations accounts. This position is also responsible for administering department hiring processes, including confidential files and paperwork.

Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor's or equivalent degree in accounting, finance, business administration, management, or a field closely related to the position.

2. Two years of professional level accounting, managerial, and/or business experience, including one year at an administrative level.

3. Two years of work experience preparing regular budget reports and monitoring expenditures.

4. Two years of work experience reconciling multiple and detailed budgets and projections.

5. Demonstrated advanced Excel proficiency, experience with other Microsoft Office applications, and knowledge of automated data processing systems, including accounting software applications.

6. Demonstrated ability to prepare complete and accurate accounting reports.

7. Strong organization and communication (i.e., written and verbal) skills.

8. Strong proofreading skills.

Desired Qualifications

1. Strong technology skills.

2. Knowledge about teacher education.

Work Hours

Core Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Mandatory Physical Requirements

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:

1. Ability to perform sedentary work involving sitting the majority of the time.

2. Ability to communicate effectively on a daily basis.

3. Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. use a keyboard and mouse).

4. Ability to work for extended periods at computer workstation.

Proposed Starting Date

January 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

$49,257-53,000 anual

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you are using college or university coursework to qualify for this position, then college or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline in order to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, a copy of your DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Transcripts and/or DD-214 paperwork may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Kira Shelton
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

Contact Information for Applicants

Kira Shelton
Human Resources
[email protected]
(309) 438-2120

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 11/18/2020 08:30 AM CST
Application Closes: 12/01/2020 11:55 PM CST




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Posted: 11/19/2020
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