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Pending legislative approval, Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of the University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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Position Information

Job Title Budget Analyst

Full Time/Part Time Full Time FLSA Exempt General Job Description

This is a professional position responsible for assisting the Budget Director with departmental and institutional budgetary analysis. Responsible for assisting with and/or coordinating the preparation of institutional budget reports and providing technical assistance on institutional budgetary matters. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Budget Director.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the budget director with complex institutional budgetary analysis.
  • Works with Financial Reporting to develop new funds, orgs, and programs (FOPs).
  • Monitors FOPs for negative balances and works with colleges and department personnel to correct related problems.
  • Monitors and analyzes divisional salary and wage accounts and completes budget transfers to correct related problems.
  • Enters journal vouchers for all budget transfers between different funds. Enters budget transfer vouchers as needed.
  • Performs formula funding analyses, revenue forecasting, budget versus actual comparisons, and other evaluations to aid in budget decisions.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to university personnel with regard to institutional budgetary matters.
  • Queries, compiles, and analyzes budget data in support of the development of institutional budgets, including the annual budget.
  • Assists with preparation for the state ABEST/USAS reconciliation in the ABEST system quarterly.
  • Assists the budget director with the development and preparation of the institutional Legislative Appropriations Request.
  • Assists with preparation of institutional budget reports required by the state.
  • Interprets and explains university policies and procedures related to institutional and departmental budgets.
  • Prepares and analyzes various special, quarterly, monthly, and ad hoc reports.
  • Identifies and incorporates continuous changes in federal and/or state policies and procedures, ensuring university and department compliance.
  • Compiles budget data and various reports for disbursement.
  • Compiles and analyzes peer comparison budgets and other financial data as needed.
  • Assists with preparation of budget correspondence for the website, University Budget Council, and the campus community.
  • Oversees a variety of complex special projects, as assigned.
  • Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates budget training.
  • May represent the department on various university committees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    -The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and methods, and the ability to apply them to difficult or complex situations.
  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.
  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Organizational skills in managing projects simultaneously while maintaining a satisfactory work product.
  • Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to compile, organize, interpret, and communicate financial data and results in a concise format.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to explain policies and procedures to staff and the public.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public.
  • Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.
  • Ability to learn office- and university-specific software.
  • Physical Demands Required Education

    Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business or a related field is required.

    Required Experience and Training

    Three years of related experience is required. Experience in accounting, forecasting, reconciliation, and/or budgeting is required. Additional education may substitute for experience on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master's degree is preferred.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check. This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.

    Min Pay Rate $45,000 Mid Pay Rate $62,000 Salary Information Salary Grade - 7 Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting

    This position may be eligible for telecommuting as defined in policy 11.27, Telecommuting Arrangements for Staff Employees.

    Is Background Check Required? Yes Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

    This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

    EEO Statement

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement At SFA, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is more than words—it is actions. We believe diversity and inclusion are keys to promoting more engaged individuals locally and globally. We at SFA are committed to amplifying a campus culture that nurtures belonging and embraces similarities while celebrating that every Lumberjack will be different. Those differences are valued, acknowledged, and supported purposefully. Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SFA (

    Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (936) 468-2304.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S2023-073

    Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants Number of Positions Available 1 Posted Date 05/08/2023 Review Start Date Close Date Work Schedule Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Pending legislative approval, Stephen F. Austin State University will become a member of the University of Texas System, effective Fall of 2023.

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    Contact Information

    Contact Name Jessica Barrett

    Contact Phone (936) 468-2116 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Which of the following best represents your education background?
  • Completed High School Diploma or GED
  • Completed some college
  • Completed Associates Degree
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree
  • Completed Master's Degree
  • Completed Doctoral Degree or ABD
  • Which field do you hold a degree in?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 - 2 years
  • 3 - 5 years
  • 6 - 9 years
  • 10+ years
  • Do you have experience in accounting, forecasting, reconciliation and/or budgeting?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is your Excel/Spreadsheet experience skill level? (1 - 10 with 10 being the highest)
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • If selected for this position, will you be requesting approval to telecommute as defined in policy 11.27, Telecommuting Arrangements for Staff Employees? (https: // www.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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