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Senior Budget Analyst

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references should be included in the application or as an attachment. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to: Southern Oregon University Human Resource Services Churchill Hall, Room 159 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520 For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number A00302
Job Title Senior Budget Analyst
Transcripts

Administrator candidates hired for a position that requires a post-secondary degree shall provide copies of transcripts prior to start of employment to Human Resources.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Each applicant is encouraged to provide (preferably as attachments to the online application) the following supplemental documents: (1) letter providing some detail of the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position; (2) current resume/CV; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references should be included in the application or as an attachment. If you are unable to attach the supplemental materials to the online application please mail to:

Southern Oregon University
Human Resource Services
Churchill Hall, Room 159
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520

For inquiries and additional information, please contact: Human Resource Services via email at hrs@sou.edu or by phone at (541)552-8553.

FTE 1.0 FTE
Department Budget Office
Job Location Ashland (15 A)
Other Job Location
Salary/Rate $67,080 @ 1.0 FTE
Benefits Eligible Yes
Administrative Appointment Type Renewable
Position Type Regular
Position Summary

The budget area of Finance and Administration is responsible for producing annual and biennial budgets, monitoring and reviewing progress against budgets, budgeting toward department and university goals, ensuring position control for the entire university, preparing long range forecast, working with HR, Payroll and other departments on budgeted salary issues, and responding to request for information from internal and external sources. This position works with the Associate Vice President for Budgets and Planning to develop, allocate, monitor and report on the University’s budget of over $50 million. This position will interact on a regular basis with all departments on campus to aid in development and review of their budgets, as well as providing budgetary training. Position also makes and approves budget journal vouchers. This position requires the ability to successfully interact with a diverse population.

Diversity Statement

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Classification Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and Minimum of four years of progressive experience working with budgets, budget modeling and / or other financial analysis (a combination of education and proven experience may be acceptable).
•Strong computer skills in Excel, Word and other similar software.

Preferred Qualifications

•Knowledge of Banner software and querying software.
•Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
•Ability to make presentations to groups. •Knowledge of fund accounting.

This position must possess and maintain a current, valid Driver License. Yes
This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes
Supervisory Responsibilities, if applicable
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner.
•Ability to work with a high level of productivity and accuracy/attention to detail.
•Excellent organizational and time management skills.
•Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
•Ability to adapt to and work effectively in a heavily bureaucratic environment which requires regular interaction with a number of levels within the organization.
•Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn, university infrastructure, policies and procedures.
•Ability to communicate clearly and easily complex financial data and concepts to non-technical users.

Special Conditions
•Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
•Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
•Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
•This position classification has been defined as “exempt” and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
•The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.

Physical Demands

Position functions in an office environment that can be crowded, noisy and interruptive. Manual dexterity for work performed at desk, keyboard and writing. May require attending meetings at sites across campus. May require occasional light lifting of boxes or files.

Posting Date 08/01/2017
Application must be received by:
for priority consideration
09/15/2017
Closing Date
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 12/01/2017
Work Hours
Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resources
Contact Email hrs@sou.edu
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.sou.edu/postings/6513

Job Duties

Duties

Budget modeling: Prepare and maintain budget rules and reports in budgeting software; maintain budget in Banner-including personnel; meet with departments to review and build budgets, make modifications.

Percent of total time 35
Duties

Budgeting for payroll and HR: calculate OPE rates for budgets, people administration on-line control – assignment of position numbers, review salary adjustments against budgets, calculate salaries for tenure relinquishment, sabbatical pay other issues.

Percent of total time 35
Duties

Maintain Banner system budget processing: enter phases, incorporate salary, and enter budgets.

Percent of total time 5
Duties

Budget monitoring: ongoing reviews of progress toward budget, modify budgets as necessary, journal vouchers to adjust.

Percent of total time 10
Duties

Long range forecasting: works with departments and AVP Budgets and Planning to develop long term forecast to support University goals.

Percent of total time 5
Duties

Providing information to Budget Director to respond to request for information from internal departments and outside agencies as requested.

Percent of total time 5
Duties

Training on budgetary policy, procedures and issues; presentation of reports, data and research to various campus audiences; participation in Student Fee Committee; other duties as assigned or self-directed.

Percent of total time 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Craigslist
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Listserve
    • Oregon Employment Department
    • The Oregonian
    • Personal Referral
    • Saludos
    • SOU Website
    • Women in Higher Ed
    • CUPA HR
    • Monster
    • Mail Tribune
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • Simply Hired
    • None of the above
  2. * What is the highest degree you have earned?
    • None
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Clerical Skills Code Sheet
  2. References