CUNY Budget Analyst (Finance Budget Specialist) - University Budget Office in New York, New York
Reporting to the Finance Budget Director, the Budget Analyst performs budgeting and financial analyses of University and college budgets applying fundamental budgetary concepts, practices, and procedures.
Key responsibilities of the position include distribution of tax levy allocations, expense and revenue reporting and analysis, weekly interface processing and system reconciliations/error resolution. These functions are essential to maintaining the flow of funds to colleges to support day-to-day operations at the campuses. In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, additional responsibilities includes:
Distribute college allocations in University, State and City financial management systems.
Monitor and track college and program operating budgets and expenditures.
Review college and program specific spending plans.
Verifies data in external/internal financial accounting and budget systems, and processes budget transfers, adjustments and modifications.
Prepares monthly reconciliations to ensure the financial integrity of various college and university program budgets and financial data.
Provides advice and technical assistance to colleges on fiscal management, accounting and budget systems.
Serve as liaison with various university, college and governmental staff.
Assist with year-end close activities.
- Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of PeopleSoft General Ledger, Commitment Control, Query Reporting, Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of New York City’s Financial Management System (FMS).
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Coordinates budget matters for a program or department under management direction.
Plans and develops annual budgets under direction; administers allocation and reconciliation of funds
Prepares budget analyses and produces forecasting projections
Analyzes spending, income trends and usage to recommend improvements
Ensures that final, approved budget is adhered to by tracking revenues and expenses; processes budget transfers and adjustments
Provides fiscal reports and financial statements to management
Supports supervisor with budget administration to meet department goals and objectives
May supervise subordinate staff
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Title Name: Finance Budget Specialist
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary Range: $56,528 - $71,723. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job Title: Budget Analyst (Finance Budget Specialist) - University Budget Office
Job ID: 19547
Full/Part Time: Full-Time