Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Budget Analyst V to provide direct and on-going support for the Institutional Budget Management Team (IBMT) which provides input to institutional senior leadership regarding budget development and financial analysis.
The primary duties will include participating in and contributing to the development of Iowa State’s $1.5 billion operating budget by forecasting revenues and expenses, estimating and allocating costs, performing operating analyses, and developing metrics to measure outcomes. Other duties will include financial analysis for components of the institution that function as stand-alone business entities, assessing their financial health, and contributing to goals of standardization and stream-lined reporting as appropriate. Gathering data and manipulating large data sets to support decision making are duties that are integrated into the budget development and financial analysis work. The position will also be expected to assist in establishing criteria for projects/models/processes, originate new techniques, and develop the information to support them. The position is expected to plan and perform technical work with data and software in support of the work of the IBMT.
The successful candidate will possess extensive skills with excel and other data manipulation software and tools that extract data from larger, complex systems for further analysis that, when combined with reporting software, can be distilled into formats that communicate to a non-technical audience. Judgement, creativity, independence and initiative are required to satisfactorily perform the role. The ability to work with a variety of individuals in a productive team format and a flexible, collaborative approach to work and projects is critical.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.
Minimum Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. • Experience with fund accounting and budget development, particularly in higher education. • Experience using analytic software and tools to forecast or estimate information for planning purposes. • Experience with data mining and manipulations. • Experience that demonstrates the ability to communicate complex ideas and data to non-technical audiences. • Experience that demonstrates the ability to work in a collaborative or project-based team environment.
To apply for this position, please visit www.iastatejobs.com and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three References
If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Internal Number: 80490P
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations.
Iowa State University is a very special place, full of history. But what truly makes it unique is a rare combination of campus beauty, the opportunity to be a part of the land-grant experiment, and to create a progressive and inventive spirit that we call the Cyclone experience. Ames is 30 minutes from Des Moines, and 3 hours from Kansas City, Minneapolis and Omaha.
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