Montclair State University

  • Budget Analyst

    Job Locations US-NJ-Little Falls
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/4/2018 4:08 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director, Budget and Planning, the Budget Analyst is responsible for assisting in the implementation of resource planning and allocation practice, and assisting with all aspects of the budget process and budget management.


    • Prepare budgetary information for the annual budget submission to the State of New Jersey’s Office of Management and Budget.
    • Assist with the development and monitoring of the University’s annual operating budget.
    • Serve as Budget Office liaison to specific units of the University as assigned.
    • Provide budget analyses and forecasts for presentation to the Board of Trustees
    • Assist with development of personnel and fringe budgets.
    • Assist with long-range financial projections including, but not limited to, scheduled debt service.
    • Use a variety of data systems and spreadsheets to analyze student enrollment, personnel headcount and other statistical data that impact financials.
    • Generate accurate reports for the University and external entities that request institutional budget data.
    • Use the University’s financial system to create or approve budget journals and transfers.
    • Assist with the development of budgeting and reporting software used by Budget & Planning.
    • Work with Finance & Treasury department on allocations, budget closing, and year-end transfers.
    • Uphold and support existing University policies and procedures and make recommendations that enhance its business practices.
    • Serve on ad hoc committees and task forces, , as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance or related field. Master’s degree a plus
    • Minimum 4 years of experience in a budget or finance department, preferably in a University or large non-profit setting.
    • Knowledge of budget and statistical analysis.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Experience with computer systems for finance and budgeting. Knowledge of Workday Financials, a plus.
    • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and learn new systems.
    • Ability to communicate financial concepts to a variety of employees in the University.



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