Budget Analyst II

Rutgers University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 81752.
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Budget Analyst II

Job Category Staff & Executive - Finance/Accounting/Purchasing Department University Budget Office Overview

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the State of New Jersey's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. As one of the largest employers in the State of New Jersey, Rutgers University is committed not only to the students and the State that we serve, but also to the faculty and staff who work on our campuses. Ranked in 2022 by Forbes as a top 100 best large employer in America, Rutgers' commitment to its employees includes maintaining and fostering a safe, diverse, and respectful workplace environment, creating employment opportunities for our nation's military veterans, and ensuring accessibility and accommodation for individuals with disabilities.

University Finance and Administration (UFA) advances Rutgers' strategic priorities through the management of all central financial, administrative, and student information systems and processes. We supply the university's financial community the professional guidance, services, tools, and information needed to make the informed decisions that contribute to Rutgers' standing as an academic, health, and research powerhouse. We are deeply committed to our guiding principles and the core values that are critical for the long-term strategic growth of our division and the university. For more information, please visit https: // finance.rutgers.edu/.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Budget Analyst II for the University Budget Office, the university's central budgeting office. Under the limited direction of the Associate Vice President and Chief Budget Officer, this analyst performs complex budget projections, analyses of budget and actual activity, and cost feasibility studies to facilitate decision- making and planning. The Budget Analyst II prepares and presents business cases and budget proposals for specific projects or ongoing operational needs. This position is responsible for extensive and complex financial modeling and analyses using large, diverse data sets and requiring excellent analytical and technical skills. These analyses are a critical, key driver to the financial decision making processes of the senior leadership of the university and, subsequently the university's governing boards.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Monitors budgetary and financial activity for assigned units, including required reporting in support of that activity, and provide recommendations as needed.
  • Evaluates unit budgetary requests, including analysis of available funds, creating reports as needed.
  • Sets own work priorities and exercises independent judgment and problem- solving skills in making decisions concerning data analysis and recommendations.
  • Works closely with University offices to create and maintain unit-specific and University-wide financial reports, many of which are utilized for controlling and monitoring University-wide finances.
  • Communications are primarily with the Chief Budget Officer and Assistant Vice President, Financial Planning and Budget; Chancellors' Offices and other administrative and academic unit administrators and financial managers. Most communications relate to budget requests, budget or actual transactions, or system issues.
  • While reporting to the Associate VP and Chief Budget Officer, this position is called upon to work on various ad hoc projects to support the University President; the EVP-CFO and University Treasurer; the Board of Governors; and the University Senate.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 07 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 81752.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 103477.000 Annual Maximum Salary 125202.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Administrators Confidential Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field.
  • 5 or more years prior experience working in a financial or accounting position with increasing responsibility, preferably in higher education.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Exceptional computer skills and expert/advanced experience using spreadsheets, charting and other software tools, such as Excel, Tableau, Access, PowerPoint. Must have expert level ability in pivot tables and other advanced spreadsheet functionality.
  • Analytical skills necessary for interpretation of budgetary, financial, and related management information.
  • Ability to balance risk while assessing options to various financial issues facing the university.
  • Ability to work independently to meet objectives.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Exercise good judgement and discretion, especially in dealing with sensitive or confidential financial or organizational matters.
  • Ability and desire to work cooperatively with people from all levels of the university in support of the office's service mission.
  • Ability to work effectively under time constraints and to respond flexibly and constructively under pressure.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Oracle, Tableau and PeopleSoft
  • Experience in public, non-profit or higher education
  • Equipment Utilized

  • Extensive, continual use of desktop and network based software and information systems
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Typical Office Environment
  • Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0414

    Posting Open Date 02/13/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Off Campus City Piscataway State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/non- discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have 5 or more years prior experience working in a financial or accounting position with increasing responsibility?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents

  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
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