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Posted Mar 03
The Jewish Board

Budget Analyst

New York, NY, United States Full Time

Under the general direction of the Budget Director, assists in all aspects of managing the Budget Department and developing the agency budget, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and statutes. Supports the budgetary process by developing, in conjunction with the programs, all budget projections and ongoing review of revenue and expense statements versus budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Setup and utilization of the budget system to prepare detailed budgets on an annual basis
  2. Work in liaison with program directors of almost all departments in the organization to review their financial plans.
  3. Prepare, develop, and analyze the implementation of a budget, taking into consideration the present and future financial needs of the organization.
  4. Responsible for the accumulation of data to support financial analysis and budget development.
  5. Monitor the budget throughout the year by reviewing the variance reports and general ledger transactions monthly to determine if funds have been spent as budgeted. Any deviations between the approved budget and actual performance must be presented in a written report to the Budget Director.
  6. Prepare comprehensive reports and analysis as needed in decision making or to advise the Budget Director and/or CFO
  7. Provide statistical information as required (weekly LEVEL OF SERVICE reports, monthly session counts, etc.)
  8. Assist with preparing new budgets for grant or Request for Proposals (RFP)
  9. Review and code all Personnel Action Forms (PAF) and Requisitions to Hire (RTH). Verify that PAFs and RTHs are consistent with the approved budget. Any deviation from the approved budget will require approval of the Budget director.
  10. Act as Budget Department liaison between the Budget Department and various departments within in the agency as assigned
  11. Inform the Budget Director of issues arising which require intervention of senior management
  12. Prepare journal entries for year-end fund transfers
  13. Provide training to staff on use of budget software
  14. Perform related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in budget planning, accounting, or business management preferably in a health care setting
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills
  • Strong analytical and planning abilities, results-oriented nature, and a team player
  • Strong in mathematics, data mining, and spreadsheets, specifically Microsoft Excel to do financial modeling/analysis and budget projections
  • Experience working with financial software programs, as well as Microsoft Office

Additional Application Instructions

Please complete application online.

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