Budget Analyst

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Classification:Fiscal Professional 1
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Statewide
School/Business unit:Vice Pres for Strategy Plan & Budg
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska seeks a Budget Analyst. This position assists in the preparation of system wide financial and facilities reports in an accurate and timely manner. A broad array of standard and ad-hoc reports are produced to aid in the understating of UA's budget by: UA leadership, the UA Board of Regents, State of Alaska Governor & Legislature, and other UA constituents.

Duties:

30Maintain various internal data systems used to track revenue, expenditures, and budget information. Audit operating and capital budget activity to ensure compliance with university policy and regulations, and state regulations and authorizations. Understand and follow UA system-wide standards for data input for effective, efficient and consistent reporting.Essential
70Assist in annual system-level budget development and submission process. Must work closely with lead to understand current budget assumptions and incorporate suggestions to improve budget process. The ability to enter operating and capital information into the state's accounting and budgeting systems in a timely and accurate manner. Assist in preparation of financial and facilities information for inclusion in various publications, including: annual budget request books (UA & Governor’s), actual/approved budget book, UA in Review, facilities inventory, and other internal or external publications as necessary. The ability to compile information quickly, accurately, and appropriately to aid in response to a broad array of questions regarding the University's budget, expenditures and programs from UA affiliates (leadership, faculty, staff, students, etc.), state agencies, and others requesting information regarding the University of Alaska. Ability to coordinate meetings, and general office functions as necessary.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Competence in PC computer environment; proficient in the use of spreadsheets and word processors; data retrieval; the ability to acquire new skill sets in an expedient manner. Knowledge of accounting theory and generally accepted accounting principles
(GAAP). Knowledge of rules and regulations associated with capital and operating budgets.
Ability to analyze and implement improvements.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

At least six months experience in data manipulation, retrieval, applied research and/or information systems required, ideally in a higher education framework.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, math, business, statistics, or related field or six months experience in data retrieval, applied research or information systems.

This is a full-time, Grade 78, minimum $23.60/hr, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.  This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on November 18th, 2019.   To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 11/17/2019.  Applications received after this date may not be considered. A complete application will include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UA.

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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