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Budget Analyst II

Saint Peter's University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 28, 2023

Saint Peter's University, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts University located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society.

Committed to academic excellence and individual attention, Saint Peter's University provides education, informed by values, primarily in degree-granting programs in the arts, science, and business, to resident and commuting students from a variety of backgrounds.

Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Saint Peter’s University desires to ensure that faculty, students and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.

For more information about Saint Peter's University, please visit

Named #1 in the nation for transformation in 2018 by the American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments

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Budget Analyst II


Jersey City Campus


Finance & Business Administrat

Full Time, Part Time, Adjunct

Full Time

Job Description

The Budget Analyst II will serve as a key resource for stakeholders in various areas of budget
development, control, execution, analysis, monitoring, and reporting. The analyst will be responsible
for budgeting, forecasting, and analytical processes that support theFinance and Business division
and the strategic plan of the university. The Budget Analyst II will report to the AVP for Budget,
Financial Planning and Analysis and will work closely with the CFO and VP for Finance and
The Budget Analyst II will be expected to work well across a diverse campus population, to interact
collegially, and to maintain the highest standard of integrity and ethical behavior. The selected
candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and priorities, will be action-oriented, and will
have top-notch analytical skills.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare and submit annual budgets and budget requests, working closely with unit leaders and direct supervisor. Prepares financial reports and communicates to unit leaders on a regular basis. Advises unit leaders on availability and allocation of funding for department initiatives. Manage and monitor start-up commitments with faculty and unit leads. Enter budget amendments, budget transfers, and budget journals corrections.
  • Monitor financial operations and ensure compliance with University policy and associated federal and state laws. Manage and direct the preparation, and reconciliation of accounts. Collect, assemble, and ensures accuracy of financial data for internal and external reporting requirements. Routinely reconcile account balances. Research errors and ensure corrective action is taken. Provide internal auditing. Conduct data mining and analysis to determine trends and project future financial performance to inform long-range plans.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate existing functions to develop improvements in efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity. Assists unit leaders in developing business cases for new revenue generating programs. Work to establish transparency of operating expenses and net-revenue of non-traditional programs and advise unit leaders to make informed decisions on supported programs.
  • Day-to-day interface with CFO, finance leadership team and university stakeholders to implement, manage and maintain a university-wide compliance calendar system. Assist in planning and implementation of document management and workflow technology. Manage and coordinate process to capture, manage and archive legal and financial documents. Develop metrics and reporting on progress and deliverables of projects underway and measure results. Create and compile meeting presentation materials and briefing documents to be presented for senior level executive discussion.
  • Coordinate, review, and help manage the university’s contractual commitments. Maintain a central repository for all contracts and agreements. Create useful management reports to assist in decision making. Assist with end-user training and stakeholder inquiries.
Qualification Standards
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power BI. etc.
  • Ability to develop, evaluate, and present datasets to management
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and technological skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete tasks in a timely manner

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field

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