Senior Financial Analyst

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Budget Office at the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Senior Financial Analyst. Reporting to the Budget Director, expectations include serving in various functions including budget development, control, execution, analysis, and monitoring, as well as other financial reporting and analysis.

The primary function of the Budget Office is to assist in the development, monitoring & execution of budgets for various College funds. These funds include Oneonta's State Core Operating budget (Rev Offset), the Dormitory Income Fund (DIFR), General Income Fund Reimbursable (IFR), Summer Session, and Tuition Overflow (SUTRA). We also assist with financial data analysis and reporting, for both internal and external purposes. The Budget Office frequently works with SUNY System Administration staff on budget planning and administration. The Budget Office administers the College's State appropriated budgets, totaling approximately $88 million annually. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit or .

Duties include but not limited to: developing multi-year budget forecasts; financial trend analysis; projection of revenue and expenses; responding to various departmental, divisional and other inquiries and requests in a timely manner; working with major program areas such as residence hall, student fees, summer session and other program budgets.


Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; minimum of 4 years of experience in financial administration in a large organization; significant and direct involvement in budget control, maintenance, analysis, forecasting, reporting, or other highly related areas; mastery-level experience with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred: experience in financial administration in SUNY, other NYS agencies, public/non-profit sector or higher education institution; proficiency in reporting and presenting financial information especially for non-financial audiences; experience in other areas of financial operations such as cash flow, revenue/expense projections, trend analysis, or other related areas; demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills; excellent communication skills; and experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: .

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a resume and letter of interest. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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