The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine (UMSOM), Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology has an excellent opportunity for a detail-oriented, Entry-Level Budget Analyst . The Budget Analyst will enter, analyze, and report budget information for a basic science department. The successful candidate will import data from the campus on-line financial system to Excel, manipulate and analyze the data with excel tools including pivot tables and import the data to the department shadow system. Other responsibilities include monitoring budgets and financial expenditures of federal, non-federal research grants, state, and foundation funds for completeness and accuracy and conformity with agency regulations, financial forecasting, reconciling electronically and completing financial reports.
Responsible for preparing, analyzing and reporting statistical data for departmental budgets, while maintaining this information and coordinating all necessary files into a united budgetary and financial forecast.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Examine a variety of financial statements for completeness and accuracy and conformity with fiscal policy.
Perform line by line trend analyses and financial forecasts of departmental budgets.
Prepare statistical data and reports for use in budgetary evaluation maintaining downloaded data to coordinate necessary computer files.
Manage time sheet processes.
Prepare journal entries, updates electronic financial systems including grant award notices, salary and operating expenses.
Participate in special projects including setting up Kuali Coeus and assisting faculty with grant submissions.
Serve as department liaison with campus departments in order to ensure compliance with post award requirements.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration, and/or related coursework.
Experience: Two (2) years of related experience.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Preferred: Prior experience working with Excel, providing accurate data entry, proofreading, and utilizing technology to produce time sensitive documents is preferred.
Experience with online campus/company financial systems and managing departmental shadow systems preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Possess knowledge of advanced business math and computer knowledge including the creation and manipulation of spreadsheets and pivot tables. Able to perform position in compliance with all requirements, regulations, and laws. Ability to work independently on multiple projects and to self-teach. Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology. Maintains productivity and uses knowledge strategies to increase knowledge base. Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with other to meet customer expectations, and provide follow up with customers
Hiring Range: Target salary range for this position is between $48,000 and $55,000; commensurate with education and experience.
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.