Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") is seeking a Budget Analyst 1 to perform professional budget analysis work by compiling and interpreting fiscal data used to develop and monitor operating or capital budgets. Under general supervision, the Budget Analyst 1 will perform administrative tasks by modifying computer budget models to make budget projections and allotments. This position will prepare analyses in support of program plans and budget requests, and recommend alternative budget and allocation formulas. These positions report to the Budget Analyst 2.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration closes August 20, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT)
Conduct operating or capital budget analyses using statistical formulas to consider factors that vary among the organizations such as individually-negotiated salary schedules, widely different campus infrastructures, capital improvement projects, and varying student enrollments;
Analyze proposed legislation, project costs, and prepare fiscal notes on behalf of a multiple-campus institution or system of institutions;
Prepare analyses in support of program plans and operating or capital budget requests submitted by the community college districts, organizational units of a university, or other organizations;
Use complex computerized systems to extract, summarize, and evaluate fiscal data;
Assist, advise, and train institution personnel regarding budgetary policies and procedures;
Maintain complex computerized planning and budgeting systems, such as PeopleSoft Planning and Budgeting, Banner Finance, Workday Financial Management or similar;
Develop procedures to effect more efficient budget reporting at the department level or in area of responsibility;
Explain accounting and budgeting systems, procedures and processes; and
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting, Economics or Statistics from a regionally accredited college or university; and
Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in budgets, management or program analysis.
Master's degree in Business, Public Administration, Accounting, Economics or Statistics from a regionally accredited college or university.
Skills & Abilities:
Analytical Skills: Synthesize complex or diverse information; collect and research data; use intuition and experience to complement data; design work flows and procedures;
Cost Consciousness: Ability to work within approved budget(s); develop and implement cost saving measures, contribute to profits and revenue; conserve organizational resources;
Oral Communication: Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings;
Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; vary writing style to meet needs; present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information;
Problem Solving Skills: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics;
Professionalism: Ability to approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments;
Quality: Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance; monitor own work to ensure quality;
Quantity: Meet productivity standards; complete work in timely manner; strive to increase productivity; work quickly; and
Technical Skills: Assess own strengths and weaknesses; pursue training and development opportunities; strive to continuously build knowledge and skills; share expertise with others.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is a twelve (12) month, full-time, overtime eligible represented classified staff position. The typical work hours for this position are Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., however, working hours may vary due to work demands, and some evening work as required by supervisor. This position is available immediately.
In accordance with the Child/Adult Information Act, RC 43.43.830, the candidate selected for hire will be subject to a Criminal History Background Check as a consideration of employment.
**Please note that selected interview candidates will be subject to supplemental testing that will measure skills and abilities in the following areas: Typing, Grammar, and basic skills in Word and Excel.
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Columbia Basin College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4833.
Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions;
Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screen while performing work assignments;
Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;
May have the occasional need to lift at least 10-15 pounds; and
Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication.
These are bargaining unit positions. Pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, the successful applicant must (1) become a member of the Washington Public Employees Association (WPEA), (2) pay a representative fee, or (3) pay a non-association fee within 30 days of employment.
CBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under an Affirmative Action Plan, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. CBC reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Discrimination is prohibited by state and federal laws and regulations, as well as the College policy. Coordination of the compliance efforts of CBC with respect to equal opportunity and disability accommodation regulations is under the direction of Camilla Glatt, Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, telephone 509-542-5548.
CBC complies with the American with Disabilities Act and Washington's Law Against Discrimination. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact 509-542-4740 or leave a TYY/TDD message at 509-546-0400 by the application closing date.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin... College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin College continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.