The Budget Analyst is a key member of the budget and financial planning team. The Budget Analyst plays a central role in strategic budgetary projects, the development of annual and quarterly forecasting, trend analysis, and more, while maintaining the highest level of integrity. The ability to synthesize financial information and convey sound advice to staff, faculty, and administrators with varying degrees of financial literacy will be essential to success in this role.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities Include:
Under direction of the Assistant Vice President of Finance and Administration (AVPFA), assist in preparation and monitoring of annual College operating and capital budgets.
Analyze past, present, and future trends to predict College financial performance.
Generate monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting as well as multi-year forecasts and year-end closeout.
Provide analytical support for budget projects and preparation of reports.
Serve as a peer resource on finance policies and procedures to business officers and department coordinators across F&M.
Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.
The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or Information Systems
1-3 years of experience in higher education budget and finance. 4-7 years preferred
Advanced proficiency in MS Office, Banner and Cognos
Intermediate knowledge of Google Suite and Databases
Internal Number: 126912
About Franklin & Marshall College
About Franklin & Marshall College:
Franklin & Marshall College, founded in 1787, is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college known for academic rigor, opportunities for faculty-student research and its commitment to helping each student reach their full potential. The College enrolls more than 2,400 undergraduate students from throughout the U.S. and around the world.
The campus is located in a residential neighborhood in Lancaster, PA, a vital, historic city in a county of over 500,000 residents, with easy access to Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and Washington, D.C. Lancaster offers both a diverse, urban environment and lush, rolling farmland. Residents enjoy charming historic districts and historical landmarks, a vibrant arts and cultural scene, and dining and shopping to suit every taste.