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Budget Analyst

Employer
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Grants & Contracts, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Number A01912 Position Title Budget Analyst Position Number E00405 Salary for Announcement
The salary range is $54,900-$68,650.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package. Pay Grade
17 Employee Category Professional staff Department Budget Office EClass Code Full Time Professional Staff Position Summary
This position facilitates all auxiliary programs in developing, analyzing, and executing their annual budgets. Additionally, the position conducts budget and financial analysis and presents findings to senior leadership and financial oversight groups, such as the Budget Recommendation Committee and Student Affairs Board. This position requires knowledge of business operations; analytical techniques (e.g. budgetary, financial, statistical, and research); budgetary methods and management; administrative computing systems; some basic accounting principles; financial practices; and management principles. Additional skills include proficiency in computer modeling, Microsoft Office software suite, and relational databases.

IND208 Duties/Responsibilities
• 60% – Manage the annual auxiliary fund budget process including establishing budget estimates and developing student tuition and fee recommendations for all mandatory fees, cash funded undergraduate programs, graduate programs, and other business enterprise programs.
o Conduct budget review meetings with the program managers, the University administration/fiscal managers and the chairs in the fall and spring to review the current program budget and establish the most accurate and realistic revenue and expense estimates for the program based on trends and year to date activity.
o Facilitate the development of a five-year budget plan for cash funded academic programs and student fees.
o Responsible for ensuring the budget in Banner represents the current projections.
o Prepare quarterly written analysis for AVP of Administration and Finance and Board of Trustees that identifies changes in revenue, expense, and fund balance for auxiliary funds.
o Acts as a liaison between program managers and administrative departments (Accounting, Human Resources, Accounts Receivables, etc.) to assure changes and updates are accurately completed.
o Assist program managers in developing the annual recommendation for student fees and tuition rates. Present recommendations for student charges to the Budget Recommendation Committee.
• 20% – Serve as the budget representative on college-wide committees including Graduate Council and Student Affair Board ( SAB ), as well as future committees as they are developed and the Budget Director or Senior Leadership requests participation. Provide information and lead discussions as needed.
• 10% – Conduct analysis, develop reports and respond to data requests for the auxiliary funds, as needed to include calculating and maintaining data on revenue and expense projections. Review and comparison of actual results to projections should be completed to gain insight on the accuracy of the projections and to see where improvements can be made.
• 5% – Budget Operations
o Document processes related to the auxiliary fund programs and providing training to internal and external constituents as needed.
o Identify opportunities to streamline budget processes to improve efficiencies and data integrity.
• 5% – Other
o Analyze and monitor fiscal activity for the University’s Administrative Recharge fund. This includes preparing a forecast of annual revenue and expenditures, researching discrepancies, verifying changes, adjusting the projections monthly, and presenting the findings to the Budget Director and AVP of Administration and Finance as needed.
o Position also pursues cross training and encourages an organizational structure that links this position to the other budget office staff. Demonstrates thorough understanding of fiscal rules, policies, and procedures for auxiliary funds. Position is responsible for facilitating a well-balanced relationship with internal and external constituents. Required Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree.

Previous financial planning, accounting, or budget development experience.

Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet all required qualifications. Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in higher education.

Banner experience.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Previous experience leading or managing projects with multiple stakeholders

Previous experience identifying and executing opportunities for process improvement

Previous experience with data analysis and report development Work Hours
M-F 8-5 Posting date 01/14/2022 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 01/28/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT : In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com .

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file for all employees.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week of August 23, 2021.
Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status. Talent Team Representative Sophia Montano Talent Team Representative E-mail smontan7@msudenver.edu Benefits
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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