Budget Analyst

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Work type: Administrative Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance/Audit

Position Title: Budget Analyst
Job Description: The Budget Analyst is a critical member of the Budget Office, reporting directly to the Budget Director. The Analyst is primarily responsible for Administration and Operations (A&O), Research and Technology Transfer (RTT) and President's Office operating budget management, routine and non-routine institution-wide forecasts and projections, annual budget request processes, mandated cost projections, annual budget and salary roll, other revenue projections, and ad-hoc analyses and scenario projections. Additionally, this position is responsible for procedural documentation, budgeting system implementation and the communication of financial data into high-level summary reports. This position requires critical and strategic thinking, the ability to perform robust financial analyses, independent problem solving abilities, effective and collaborative interpersonal skills, detail-orientation, initiative, and the ability to manage simultaneous, high-profile projects.
  • Oversee the A&O, RTT and President's Office operating budgets
  • Budget and salary roll and equity pool coordination
  • Mandated cost projections
  • Project and track other revenue sources and uses
  • Bench marking and ad-hoc reporting
  • Assist the Budget Director and other budget staff with the implementation of new budget and reporting systems
  • Develop procedural documentation

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Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field from an accredited four year institution of higher education
  • Experience in financial accounting or budgeting
  • Advanced proficiency with Windows-based software packages involving spreadsheets, databases, word processing and presentation applications
  • Experience working with large complex data sets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with higher education fund accounting, budget and projections modeling and cost accounting
  • Banner, Oracle-based or similar financial system experience
Department Description:

The Budget Office is an integral strategic partner with all departments at Mines for achieving the institution’s mission. We are dependable, compassionate, and creative as we set the standard of budgeting best practices, provide financial planning for strategic decision making, lead cooperative and open communication, allocate resources responsibly, and report and analyze data accurately to tell the Mines story.

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required).
Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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