Budget Analyst I

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

ID: 7080931
Posted: July 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Department Information
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Job Summary
Support development, implementation and management of departmental budgets and accounts. Consistently apply fundamental budgetary concepts, practices and procedures to ensure fiscal compliance. Review, justify, monitor and maintain Institutional budgets. Analyze and monitor revenue and/or expenditures. Interpret and communicate policies and procedures. Serve as liaison to the University's Business and Financial Services department (i.e., Accounts Payable, Financial Accounting, Budget, Procurement) to uphold the integrity and academic mission of the University.

Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
Manage billing processes and practices in fulfilling departmental work order requests
Create check requests and deposit transmittals for approval
Generate purchasing requests in University system for submission for budget approval
Monitor and access budgets for travel, equipment, maintenance and other expenses
Complete fiscal year-end inventory activities, monthly acquisition and/or transfer of equipment and vehicle registrations
Review, justify, monitor and maintain departmental budget and program accounts
Analyze and monitor financial resources and expenditures for department
Provide advice on available options and budgetary implications to leadership, program managers and staff
Develop internal computer-based processes for monitoring, evaluating, controlling, and reporting financial information
Monitor and reconcile department budgets monthly
Perform, document and file financial reports
Prepare budget amendments and expenditure transfers for current and permanent year
Conduct purchase order reviews
Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

Bachelors degree in accounting or related field
Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of Board of Regents (BOR) policy and procedures
Working knowledge of Statewide Purchasing Card Policy and Travel Policy
Preferred Experience

Financial account reconciliation and variance analysis experience
Proposed Salary
$17.55 per hour

Required Documents to Attach
Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section of your application.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Navigate web access and e-mail with or without reasonable accommodation
Ability to work well in a diverse environment
Exercised discretion when handling confidential financial information

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support the University's mission for student success

Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including experience with formulas


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