Finance and Budget Analyst I

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Finance and Budget Analyst I

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Finance and Budget Analyst I
Position Number 601957
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
To provide budget management and analysis to the university. To identify, interpret and resolve budget issues for administrators, departments and units throughout the university
Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of this position is to analyze budgets, data and provide data entry for budget transfers and revisions. This position will also be responsible for managing the budget and administrative operation of the department. This position will manage the day-to-day financial transactions of the finance self service online budget process for the state, auxiliary and trust funds for departments throughout the university. The position will be responsible for operating, training and granting employee access to Finance Self Service transfer module. The position will provide daily financial management of student work-aid and stipend accounts. The position will provide financial management to university departments by providing budget analysis, budget problem resolution, processing transfers and generating reports. The position will also process requisitions, check request, travel and invoices.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate must posses a working knowledge of Banner Finance or an equivalent system; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Applications, knowledge of office and record management; knowledge of established governmental and department budgeting practices and procedures; knowledge of preparing fiscal reports and analysis of financial documents; ability to supervise and instruct personnel in the implementation of budget procedures and various administrative processes; ability to understand, interpret and apply the laws and regulations governing the maintenance of financial records; ability to independently manage a variety of business functions and various funding sources; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgement and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills; excellent editing skills; great interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of individuals in a high pressure environment.
Minimum Education/Experience
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Administrative
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Analysis and Decision Making
The position will require detailed analysis of enrollment numbers as it relates to budgeting. Must be able to interpret data and make sound financial decisions based on thoughtful analysis.
Function Administrative
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Must have strong budgeting background. Forecasting and analysis of annual budgets to inform University of the financial roadmap. Ability to recognize financial trends, interpret and advise management of such.
Function Administrative
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Budget Management
Position will need to manage several budgets across different fund types with different rules, regulations and polices. Must be a strong and effective communicator to advise campus constituents on status of budgets, policies and procedures.
Function Administrative
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Attention to Detail
Must be able to work with numbers and data with minimal need for corrections from errors in interpretation. Must be able to spot anomalies and effectively bring to resolve or communicate to upper management with a recommendation of action.
Function Administrative
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Critical Thinking
Must be able to think critically and bring new and innovative ideas.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03020P
Open Date 10/17/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 11/13/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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