The Department of Finance and Administration is seeking a Budget Analyst who will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Services. Incumbent will provide direct financial and administrative support to the Finance Office.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Financial & Operational Analysis (60%)
Prepare monthly reconciliations for assigned accounts to ensure that transactions are complete and accurate
Exercise discretion and judgment in resolution of the questions related to faculty discretionary accounts spend and advise appropriate admin staff on availability of funds
Develop and update departmental policies related to fiscal and operational budget issues to ensure continuous improvement
Serve as the liaison for the Carey Student Accounts Office, establish effective working relationships with internal and external partner departments, resolving short-term issues and recognizing long-term initiatives
Troubleshoot the escalated issues of all student inquiries
Reconcile monthly student application fees and enrollment deposits
Analyze distribution of internal scholarships, monitor quarterly performance and provide narrative analysis
Identify students expired enrollment deposits and bad debt
Maintain software inventory, license renewals and find cost savings opportunities within all Carey departments
Communicate with internal and external administrative offices to ensure established procedures are followed
Maintain and update the Business Office portion of the internal website
Responsible for complex financial transactions, make independent decisions on financial allocations and advise management/recommend alternatives to ensure project results
Keep abreast of laws, regulations and internal policies that apply to Carey financial transactions and projects
Troubleshoot complex problems for various constituents and escalate to an appropriate external administrative office: Accounts Payable, Supply Chain, Accounts Receivable, Internal Audits, Tax Office and other JHU departments and service centers
Provide guidance/training of Finance processes to internal departments as needed
Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned
Transactional Activity (40%)
Review and approve expense and travel reimbursements for faculty and staff in accordance with IRS and University tax codes
Review and approve expenses of Purchasing Card holders for accuracy and compliance
Process, review and approve invoices in SAP in accordance with University policies and procedures
Facilitate the approval process of all Carey contracts with the JHU Procurement department
Generate and assist various departments with complex shopping carts
Complete journal entries and ensure correct expenses are charged to the appropriate accounts
Prepare and process deposit transmittals for payments received
Processes Master data requests to create/update cost centers/internal orders
Processes ZSRs for workflow and security access
Provide assistance with payroll transactions for staff, faculty and students
Work closely with the IT Manager, fulfilling IT equipment orders, including hardware and desktop software, as well as larger hosted applications. Track all purchases through the ordering cycle and include RMAs as necessary, place the orders in SAP and vendor websites and perform monthly reconciliations
Generate Excel reports on Carey technology purchases and technology inventory
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university, preferably in Business, Accounting or Finance
One year progressively responsible related financial/accounting experience required, two years preferred
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula*
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Must be collaborative with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Must be able to set and manage multiple priorities, and respond quickly to changing needs and goals
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment with a diverse constituency
Strong skills in problem-solving, reconciling financial accounts
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Knowledge and proficiency in the use of financial software applications, MS Excel and Word
SAP experience is preferred
Classified Title: Budget Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: $22.55- $26.67 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: JH at Harbor East Department name: Financial & Administration Personnel area: Carey Business School
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