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Budget Analyst

Prince George's Community College
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2021
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Budget Analyst

Position Type



Financial Affairs



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$66,281 to 72,909/Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

Under general supervision with some independent judgment, the Budget Analyst will perform highly technical duties in the College’s Budget Office. Assist the Budget Officer with the coordination, development, and monitoring of the operating fund budget, budget oversight for operating, capital and restricted funds. Prepare and submit budget documents to college departments and outside agencies. Assist in the implementation of new budget module, and consultative guidance to campus constituencies in administering budgetary and financial policies. Complete complex and technical budget analysis functions and administrative work. Serve as a resource for staff in obtaining reports and information requests from internal departments and external agencies. Participates on ad hoc committees.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is required.
  2. Two years working experience in budgets or related field.
  3. Minimum of two years full time experience in the professional area with an accounting, business or finance environment is required.


CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position .
  • Complete complex and technical budget and financial analysis; collect, compile and analyze budget data and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Assist with detailed budget analysis including revenue and expense projections and budget scenarios.
  • Prepares special financial reports, fiscal analyses, and statements requested by the Board of Trustees and/or Vice President of Administrative and Financial Services.
  • Monitor budget related performance measures (i.e., KPIs).
  • Assist with coordination of the annual operating budget, prepare comparative reports and assist department with determining costs for future expense needs.
  • Assist with position control to track permanent, vacant and new positions.
  • Prepare reports related to salary and benefit costs and participate in the annual salary adjustment process.
  • Coordinate a variety of accounting duties in support of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Monitor actuals costs versus budget and provide recommendations to balance budget.
  • Monitor department’s budgets, and frequently confer with department’s budget representatives regarding budget allocations.
  • Assist with training on new budget methods, procedures or policies.
  • Develops, recommends and enters budget adjustments to the financial system as directed.
  • Submit capital project reimbursements claims to Prince George’s County OMB office and the State of Maryland.
  • Update and maintain capital project schedules and reporting.
  • Organize and complete varied and complex administrative duties for the Budget Officer.
  • Provide information to the Budget Committee as requested.
  • Participates as a budget office representative in meetings with County, Budget Committee, and College departments.
  • Provide excellent customer service while ensuring budget inquiries are being fulfilled in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least two years (full-time or equated) related experience as specified for this position? See minimum qualifications. Application and resume must show evidence of experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe the extent of your experience performing complex and technical budget and financial analysis.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe the extent of your experience with budget analysis including revenue and expense projections.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe the extent of your ability to make appropriate recommendations where needed on the job.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1

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