Arts & Sciences Budget Analyst

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

ID: 7057624
Posted: June 7, 2019

Job Description

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (A&S) seeks applicants for a Budget Analyst. With an annual budget of $330+ Million, the Budget Analyst will work with all aspects of A&S's budget. The Budget Analyst will report directly to the Senior Director for Financial Planning and Analysis. As a key member of the budget and finance team, this position plays a central role in key strategic budgetary projects, the development of annual and quarterly forecasting, trend analysis, and more, while maintaining the highest level of integrity. The ability to synthesize financial information and provide sound advice to researchers, administrators, faculty, and core leaders of A&S will also be essential to be successful in this opportunity.

Responsibilities include working closely with members of the Dean's Office, as well as Associate Deans, Core Leaders, Department Chairs, and Directors throughout The College on a range of budgetary needs. The Budget Analyst will provide analytical support for budget projects, preparation of budget and financial reports, as requested, and work closely with other members of The College's Budget and Finance team to prepare annual budget, monthly/quarterly financial review and reports, quarterly forecasting, multi-year budgets, and year-end close. Analyze past, present, and future trends in order to predict future financial performance. The incumbent will be responsible for consistent evaluations of current processes and systems, while recommending appropriate changes to best practices, and work on budget issues, which may include reviewing, researching, and recommending alternative budget strategies.

A bachelor’s degree is required as is two years of relevant experience with budgets, strategic planning, and/or data analysis. Must demonstrate knowledge of budgetary procedures and best practices. Ability to synthesize information and provide advice to researchers, administrators, faculty, and business managers is required. Excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions, and proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in area of subject matter expertise is required. Must have the ability to work independently or as part of a team, work with senior leaders to accomplish goals, and ability to lead and train. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and Intermediate skills in Excel are required. Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of reporting and budget systems within a higher education environment. Ability to query, run reports, enter databases systems, automated spreadsheet systems is preferred.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment. (FSAKA)


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “Arts & Sciences Budget Analyst”. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board, (Requisition number R0006659) complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

***Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor,


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