Senior Budget Analyst
Senior Budget Analyst
Classification: Senior Budget Analyst
Department Name: Budget Office
Job Number: MB2021-PD2718
Status: Open Until FilledApply today! Application Screening Begins Monday, June 21, 2021
Priority Screening Date: 06/20/2021
Recruitment Status: Apply today! Application Screening Begins Monday, June 21, 2021
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives through a focus on student success and engagement through project-based learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,600 students.
The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below market rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Budget and Planning, the Senior Budget Analyst independently performs the full range of professional budgeting work, including complex and in-depth analysis, required to develop and administer the California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) budget. The incumbent also assists in providing consultative budget-related services to campus officials and employees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of financial, budgetary and accounting principles and practices. General knowledge of the purpose, functions, and fiscal organization of the campus; principles of position control and budgetary alignment. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance, administrative personnel, fiscal management and cash-flow management; research techniques and statistical principles and procedures. Knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the financial structure and financial procedures of the CSU.
Advanced proficiency with current word processing and spreadsheet software programs, web browsers, query tools, integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems.
Ability to: analyze and review the budgets and financial practices of the campus; communicate clearly and present complex budget information in a clear, concise and professional manner; analyze situations accurately, and develop an effective course of action; establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group.
Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance or a closely related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Three (3) years of progressively responsible analytical experience including two years performing work involving the preparation, justification, and analysis, or the control and administration of a budget or budgetary program.
Skilled in: budgetary/financial analysis, evaluation, and planning; administering budgets or financial plans; and ensuring the use of appropriate budgetary controls. Demonstrated ability to develop or improve administrative policies, procedures and/or practices. Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and software packages to include complex financial and human resources systems. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.
Campus-wide or company-wide budgetary program analysis, planning or administration experience. Ability to: take responsibility and the initiative to prioritize emerging issues: handle multiple tasks and projects; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations and confidential information; understand and analyze situations or issues from a broad, interactive perspective, discern applicable underlying principles and develop a strategic solution; effectively work with various campus constituencies using consultative and facilitation skills to build consensus. CSU or higher education budgetary or financial experience. Knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental budgeting, accounting and public finance. Experience with: PeopleSoft Human Resources, Finance or similar enterprise-wide information management system, including implementation experience; data query tools, such as BRIO/Hyperion or similar products; information retrieval and data presentation and reporting. Google applications; and, Microsoft Professional Suite—especially PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMB’s Vision. Technical fluency with PeopleSoft, CSU Common Management System or equivalent information system; Microsoft Office Professional Suite, and Google mail and calendaring programs.
Special Conditions of Employment:
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
- All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
- The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
- This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
- This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal orsensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards)
- May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary
- Collective Bargaining Unit: R09 - Technical and Support Services (CSUEU)
- Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low to mid $6,000’s/month
- CSU Salary Range
- FLSA Status: Exempt
CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit: CSU Benefits R09. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Employee Housing.
How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6313
For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.
CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://csumb.edu/clery
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.