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Analyst I, Budget System Office Administrative Services

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Analyst I, SO Budget Administrative Services reviews, oversees and analyzes all budgetary accounts for the campus. Performs analytical duties, characterized by examination of components and determination of relationships, requiring the conceptual analysis and synthesis of information and formulation of recommendations. Typical duties include collecting, compiling, and comparing information and making action recommendations as needed. Responsible for reviewing all campus budgets for trends and conducting analyses as needed, while providing regular reports to management. Position will work closely with Managers and Executives to ensure all campus budgetary guidelines and goals are met and maintained. Works collaboratively and partners with team members across LSC campuses to respond to a variety of requests for research, analysis and the development of financial reports.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Monitors and analyzes all campus operating accounts on a regular basis. Evaluates and forecasts campus spending while recognizing trends. Provides financial analysis and support for campus-wide operational initiatives
  2. Reviews budget trends comparing to expected performance and making recommendations as necessary. Summarizes and submits recommendations for the funding or reallocation of funds
  3. Performs cost-benefits analyses to compare operating program expenditures and review financial requests
  4. Works closely with management to coordinate activities and provide reports to assist in the production of the Annual Operating Budget and its supporting schedules and activities
  5. Examines budgets for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and policies
  6. Designs and develops reports for campus management. Uses query functions in iStar and other reporting instruments to provide data in useful formats
  7. Works as a team member on broader and more complex projects, as directed by management
  8. Seeks new ways to improve efficiency, and make recommendations as needed
  9. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Able and willing to travel to other LSC campuses/locations as needed
  • A dvanced skills with common office software like Microsoft Excel, Word, etc., report generators and other similar software
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
  • Work will involve some travel within the LSC service area (north Greater Houston metro area)
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and at least 3 years of related work experience in Accounting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working with budgets, budget modeling and/or other financial analysis
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft and Hyperion
Salary

Hiring salary range is $46,300 - $53,245.

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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