California State University, Fullerton is searching for a Senior Budget Analyst for the department of Budget Planning & Administration. The Senior Budget Analyst should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the general supervision of the Budget Administration Operations Manager, the incumbent independently performs a variety of complex technical analysis as required to support the budgetary program of the University. Responsible for the Labor Cost Distribution and Benefit allocation for the campus.Assures all monthly Labor Cost Distribution and Benefit journals are posted and prepares an in-depth analysis for the university budget plan. Maintains all necessary system setup and participates in any system upgrades or processes to ensure the LCD system is capable to complete the required process. Responsible for performing a full range of professional budgeting and financial analysis including projection of costs, revenues, monitoring budget balances and operating cash flows. Participates in setup and maintenance of the budget financial systems and any testing required to ensure completion and accuracy.Other duties as required are assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental budgeting and accounting; working knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance; knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the financial structure and financial procedures of the CSU; general knowledge of the purpose, functions, and fiscal organization of the various campuses; general knowledge of the laws relating to financial administration of the State government; general knowledge of the principles of organization and management; working knowledge of research techniques and of statistical principles and procedures. Ability to analyze and review the budgets and financial practices of the campuses; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to analyze situations accurately and to develop an effective course of action. Experience: Three years of progressively responsible analytical experience including two years performing work involving the preparation, justification, and analysis, or the control and administration of a budget or budgetary program. Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in public or business administration. Additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge's and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool. If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment. Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process. Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.