Budget Analyst Job Opening

Budget Analyst

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
Category: Budget Analyst

Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The Budget Analyst performs program and budget scheduling and planning including preparing recommendations for program objectives and resource requirements. Moreover, this position provides budgetary analysis for cost-cutting issues, program development, and other monetary fund management functions.

Assists with planning and execution of annual budget across all Housing Cost Centers. Prepares financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including financial trend and budget variance analyses. Works independently in the collection, reconciliation and analyzation of data to assist in forecasting and revenue projections for the department. Assists with the approval of housing transactions in Workday in line with budgetary constraints Identifies and analyzes fluctuations in initial forecasts and makes recommendations for adjustments as necessary. Research, review and/or revise discrepancies amongst Housing accounts. Analyzes spending trends and provides recommendations to meet priority requirements. Assist in year-end close process by reviewing transactions and/or making correction entries as necessary, adhering to entry deadlines set forth by Central Budget Office. Assist in the development of policies, procedures, and provides supplemental guidance to the Department as needed. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. Provides direct support to the Senior Finance Manager for Housing and Residential Life operationally and with other projects as needed. Assist with special projects as assigned.

Core Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting.

Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in finance, accounting and budget.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures and principles.
  • Knowledge of budget control methods, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare financial and accounting records.
  • Ability to analyze, consolidate, and interpret accounting data.
  • Ability to compile, organize, interpret, and communicate accounting data and results concisely.
  • Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Full time

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