The Senior Analyst will report to the Director of Budget Services and support the operation of the Office of Budget and Planning. The Senior Analyst will serve as a primary contact to schools/ units, consult with the Executive Administrative Dean and Program Managers, and provide guidance on budget development and monitoring. The Senior Analyst will develop budget and forecast packages for school/unit input and review, including the position roster and trend analyses. The Senior Analyst will identify and resolve variances and deficits, keeping constituents informed about budget status, and document detailed budget plans containing rationale and supporting information. The Senior Analyst will liaise with others across the University, including Local Research Administrators (LRAs), to receive input into budgets, forecasts, and rosters. Additionally, the Senior Analyst will prepare summary analyses of assigned units, assist with questions regarding prior period variances, and measure/ report performance indicators to key stakeholders. This position will also act as steward for university resources and ensure the appropriate use and planning for gift and discretionary funds.
5+ years' experience with budgeting and financial management.
Demonstrated experience working with senior staff across an organization.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong skills with Excel and other budgeting and reporting tools.
Higher education experience.
Experience with information and financial systems.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.