Budget Analyst

Posted in on 03/28/2013

University of Texas - Austin

Company Website

http://utdirect.utexas.edu

Company Email

hrjobs@utexas.edu

Job Type

Staff

Location

Austin, TX

Address

Austin, TX

Description :

Budget Analyst

Hiring department Budget Office
Monthly salary $3,166 – $3,500
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-03-28-01-9175
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date 04/15/2013
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General NotesThe ideal candidate will be self-motivated and able to multi-task, prioritize and organize. Applicants will be required to submit the following via the UT employment website: resume, letter of interest, and a list of three references with contact information (references would be contacted after candidate is interviewed). Interview candidates may be asked to take an Excel test.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

PurposeAssist Budget Office staff with day-to-day tasks. Provide data validation and business process analysis. Provide financial and budget analysis, reporting, modeling and forecasting support to the Budget Office.

Essential FunctionsAnalyze and prepare budget and financial documents for the Budget Office. Review and analyze budget information prepared by departmental users and assist in the preparation of the University’s annual operating budget. Act as initial point of contact to departmental users of the budget system and provide advice and technical assistance for all aspects of budget preparation, policy, analysis, and review. Generate reports to analyze budget and financial operations. Interpret accounting data as it relates to the budget and analyze trends. Prepare transactions via DEFINE, FRMS, or HRMS as needed. Provide administrative and clerical support with day to day activities of the Budget Office. Review and update policies and procedures. Perform report data validation. Assist with the Legislative Appropriations Request. Assist in year-end processing as needed. Assist with preparing and processing commitments made by the President, Provost, and University Budget Council. Respond to special requests, ad hoc reports, and other duties as assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functionsWork overtime, weekends and holidays as required. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualificationsBachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or other business related field. Two years experience in budget analysis and/or analysis of other accounting or financial data. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Excellent verbal and communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. Ability to research problems and to suggest creative solutions. Professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred QualificationsExperience with The University of Texas at Austin’s financial system (DEFINE, FRMS) and Human Resource Management System. Four or more years of experience in budget analysis and/or analysis of other accounting or financial data. Demonstrated proficiency with database software and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software. Experience extracting information from data warehousing applications.

Working conditionsMay work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work as a team member, independently, with confidential information, in multi-tasked environment; appropriate office attire, professional demeanor, accept supervision. Regular, punctual attendance. Extended hours may be required.

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