Senior Budget Analyst, Administration and Finance Division
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 3389198
Senior Budget Analyst, Administration and Finance Division California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 514721 Work type: Staff Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
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Within an environment of rapid change, resource constraints, and ever-increasing demands, the division of Administration and Finance's focus is to provide innovative, efficient, and quality support services to meet the needs of the University community. Administration and Finance creates a safe, inclusive, and innovative environment that promotes student, employee, and community success.
Required Application Materials
All applicants must submit
Letter of interest or cover letter
Current resume or curriculum vitae
Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments, and prospects for success in this position.
Reporting to the Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Senior Budget Analyst's primary function is to perform the budget analysis work required to administer the Administration and Finance and President's Office budgetary program and provide consultative budget services to both division's constituents.
The Senior Budget Analyst will independently investigate and perform in-depth complex budget analysis, including collecting information from databases and other institutions of higher education; consult with and advise responsible campus officials on budget requests, including projection and revenue, costs, posting of budget data and perform continuous budgetary control; analyze and justify budget programs; gather data and conduct studies on various problems arising in connection with financial administration; assist management with position control, and budget control functions; provide reports and information to management and employees of both divisions concerning specific phases of budgets and financial procedures; prepare related reports and necessary correspondence; develop business processes, standards and procedures; conduct extensive financial data compilation, querying and drilling on large volumes of financial data; and use integrated financial systems and/or other types of records management systems.
Budget & Financial Management:
Conducts analysis, and performs functions related to budget and financial management for the divisions (Administration and Finance and President's Office), including new year budget development and current year budget management. Performs technical budget analysis functions required to allocate and manage the division's budgets, including State, Auxiliary, Enterprise, and Trust Funds. Prepares monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc financial reports for the divisions using PeopleSoft financial software and other productivity tools. Analyzes reports for the propriety of revenues and expenses, trends, and fund balance projections. Presents findings to the Vice President of Administration and Finance and Chief of Staff.
Coordinates the overall annual division budget submission including preparation of necessary budget briefs. Develops and prepares comprehensive budget forecasting and continuous budgetary control reports for both confidential and broad audiences. Develops and maintains processes for tracking current year budget expenditures throughout the Divisions and preparing summary reports for Divisional Leadership. Prepares and submits annual and interim base and one-time budget requests and conducts analysis to support budget line items.
Thoroughly assesses, formulates, and evaluates the impact of recommended or implemented fiscal practices within the divisions as a key contributor in the divisions' planning and development activities. Conducts extensive financial data compilation, querying, and drilling on large volumes of financial data; and uses integrated financial systems and/ or other types of financial management systems. Troubleshoots complex division budget issues, conferring with administrators, as needed.
Drafts text material to summarize, analyze, and justify budget programs; gathers data and conducts studies on various problems arising in connection with financial administration; assists with position control; prepares related reports and necessary correspondence; develops business processes, standards, and procedures.
Training & Mentorship:
Supports other budget staff within both divisions in developing and managing their unit budgets. Provides budget management and PeopleSoft training to Administration and Finance and Office of the President personnel. Holds meetings with the Administration and Finance Division and Office of the President's budget staff, and works closely with and provides guidance to all budget staff within the two divisions, often in a leadership role. Serves as the primary liaison with the campus budget office and participates in campus-level budget management meetings conducted by the budget office.
Oversees position management for all positions within Administration and Finance and the Office of the President. Calculates permanent and current year costs, and manages salary savings and other one-time funds, when applicable.
Support to Divisional Needs:
Provides support as needed to divisional projects (including some which may be non-budget related), reports, crisis intervention, and customer service in a high-volume interaction office with unpredictable service requests and other special projects, as assigned.
Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt, Probationary with the possibility of converting to permanent.
Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 6, 2022.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.
Thorough knowledge of financial, budgetary, and accounting principles and practices.
General knowledge of the functions and fiscal organization of the campus, principles of position management, and budgetary alignment.
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance, fiscal management, and cash-flow management; research techniques and statistical principles and procedures; advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, web browsers, query tools, and integrated financial systems.
Knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the financial structure and financial procedures of the campus.
Ability to analyze and review the budget and financial practices of Administration and Finance and the Office of the President, communicate clearly and present complex budget information in a clear, concise, and professional manner, analyze situations accurately, and develop an effective course of action.
Education and Experience
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible analytical experience including two years performing work involving the preparation, justification, and analysis, or the control and administration of a budget or budgetary program.
Education: Equivalent to a bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities.
Experience in CSU or higher education institution preferred.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,500 per month
Classification Salary Range: $4,611 - $8,899 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.