Budget Analyst I

Wayne State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Posting Details

Posting Number

Position Title
Budget Analyst I

Number of Vacancies

06 - School of Medicine

Primary Department

Working Conditions
Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus

Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Compile and perform analysis of financial and budgetary data. Summarize data and provide reports for management decision making. Establish and maintain databases and spreadsheets. Review data for accuracy to provide current information as requested. May be required to assist in the development of forecasts and trends.

Monitor and process budget transfer requests to determine if transfers are conducted in a timely manner. Review accounts and correct discrepancies to ensure transactions are in accordance with established policies and procedures. Participate in budget load process; monitor and reconcile position rosters.

Prepare and provide materials for presentations at fiscal meetings. Develop graphics, charts and other documents in support of departmental analysis and recommendations.

Provide analysis of subject or area as assigned on a project basis. Determine issues and relevant data, apply standard models and present findings in a clear and concise manner.

Answer inquires and explain established policies and procedures to ensure transactions are conducted properly and to improve departmental efficiency. Identify and investigate problems and errors; recommend solutions as needed.

Review and complete forms and documents ensuring accuracy, completeness and conformity with policies and procedures. Monitor, reconcile and report account balances; verify data as required.

May assist in processing increases for University employees by monitoring and adjusting HRS positions and FAS accounts. Assist in reviewing and analyzing compensation adjustments and making projections as needed.

Assist and participate in special projects; research and compile data; presenting information in a detailed report format or document.

Provide work leadership to subordinate clerical/technical support personnel. Assign work and provide guidance and training in appropriate methods and procedures. Answer questions and resolve problems that may arise.

Perform related work as assigned.

Unique Duties

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, accounting, finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.

Some knowledge of accounting, finance or budgeting principles and practices.

Ability to prepare standard financial statements, reports and analyses.

Some knowledge of computerized accounting systems and computer applications.

Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Good oral and/or written communication skills.

Typically, incumbents have held positions as an Accounting Specialist, Accounting Assistant, Sr., etc.

Preferred Qualifications

Testing Requirements
Not Applicable

Test Scheduling

Job Type

Job Category
Professional/Administration & Supervisory/Management

Duration of Posting

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date

Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)

Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)
Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Is this position reposted?

Reposting Reason:
Extended Search Opportunity

Application Information

Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Represented Position Message
This position must be filled pursuant to the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement, and as such may be filled by a qualified bargaining unit member, should one apply.

Funding/Salary Information

Salary (Minimum)
(Non-Academic Only)

Salary (Hire Max)
(Non-Academic Only)

Salary (Maximum)
(Non-Academic Only)

Hourly Rate
(Non-Academic Only)

Salary Range
(Academic Only)

Is Position Bump Ineligible?
(Non-Academic, Represented positions only. Select 'No' for Academic. Select N/A if Non-represented.)
**NOTE: If 'Yes' is selected, then this is a Bump Ineligible Position (BIP). The person who bids or hires into this 100% grant funded position has no bumping rights upon grant expiration or in a reduction of force.

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