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Senior Budget Analyst - AA

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

Position Title: Senior Budget Analyst 
The Opportunity:

The Senior Budget Analyst supports Colorado School of Mine’s Academic Affairs (AA).  The position reports to the Assistant Director of Budget and Financial Planning.  The position is responsible for managing position budgets, budget maintenance related to budget and salary rolls, annual budget processes, cost projections, and ad-hoc analyses and scenario projections.

Additionally, this position is responsible for procedural documentation, budgeting system implementation, and financial data communication into high-level summary reports. This position requires critical and strategic thinking, highly effective communication skills, the ability to perform robust financial analyses, independent problem-solving skills, effective and collaborative interpersonal abilities, detail-orientation, initiative, and the ability to manage simultaneous, high-profile projects. 

  • Supports a portfolio of academic departments and student support offices in Academic Affairs.
  • Manage position budgeting process and non-position labor budgets for Academic Affairs.
  • Budget maintenance including annual budget roll coordination.
  • Budget analysis and reporting.
  • Mandated cost projections.
  • Position funding and management.
  • Benchmarking and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Develop procedural and mapping documentation.
  • Effectively communicating with senior leadership.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field.
  • Three plus years of professional experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically advanced abilities in Excel.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage and understand complex information systems.
  • Experience working with large complex data sets.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Advanced proficiency with Window-based software packages involving spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and presentation applications
Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or related field.
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Experience in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, such as Banner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience with higher education fund accounting, budget and projection modeling, and cost accounting.
  • Advanced communication skills, display professional presence in meetings, and summarize communications at the appropriate level for executive audiences.
  • Banner, Workday, Oracle-based or similar financial system experience.
About Mines & Golden, CO:
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver.  The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. 
Equal Opportunity:

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range:

$65,700 - $72,800

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards: Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings.  Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs.  For more information, visit Mines benefits.
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). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made. Application review will begin September 12, 2021. For full consideration, please submit your application by September 12.
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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