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Budget Analyst III, UMOnline

Company: University of Montana
Location: Missoula
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Application instructions are located at the bottom of the page. Please apply directly through the University of Montana's career portal UM Jobs at for positions at the University of Montana - Missoula, University of Montana Western (Dillon), and Helena College. Do not apply through or use easy apply through .UMOnline invites applications for a Budget Analyst III to join their team. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Personnel, the person assigned to this position will serve as a member of the Vice Provost for Educational Initiatives and Innovation (VPEII) finance team. The employee in this role works jointly with the VPEII, Global Engagement Office (GEO), UMOnline & UM Summer. The individual assigned to this position provides financial support to each of these areas.The core responsibilities associated with this position are listed as follows:Build, analyze, and reconcile state, designated, auxiliary and grant budgets.Regularly provide accurate financial reports to directors to use for reporting, planning, and decision-making.Track department revenue and expenses using Banner, U-Approve, UM Data Warehouse (UMDW) and GrizMart.Check accuracy of figures, calculations, and spending by departments.Complete hiring paperwork and payroll entry.Assist department staff with accounts payable, pro-card management, travel paperwork, Grizmart, requisitions for contracted service agreements and supplies, expenditure approvals, billing models, and deposits.Track pro-card receipts, pro-card redistribution, and maintain a consistent pro-card procedure.Manage office financial records.Serve as a liaison between VPEII departments and the Human Resources and Business Services office.Required SkillsDemonstrated knowledge of professional budget management practices and accounting principles.Experience applying professional budget management practices and procedures and accounting principles.Effective written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrated problem-solving ability.Exceptional interpersonal skills.Demonstrated organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills, and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail.Demonstrated skill in simple excel formulas and calculations and experience using Microsoft Office.Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and to work on projects independently.Minimum Required ExperienceBachelors degree and two (2) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.About UMOnline and UMUMOnline at the University of Montana promotes and supports excellence and innovation in online teaching and learning at the University of Montana by supporting the creation of quality online, blended and web-enhanced learning opportunities for students. Our high-quality programs and courses meet the needs of learners in the global century. Whether our students wish to earn a degree or certificate with UM's outstanding faculty and students, or just allow greater flexibility in scheduled options, many futures begin with UMOnline.In addition to serving our students and providing phenomenal online and distance education for all, UMOnline strives to support faculty and staff in a variety of ways including; course design, data and market research, marketing, accessibility tools and content testing, program launch support, Moodle LMS resources and support, regulatory compliance and more.The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of "mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.University of MontanaVideo: Mission First, People AlwaysUM on YouTubeCity of MissoulaVideo: There's This PlaceDestination MissoulaMissoula Area Chamber of CommercePosition DetailsPosition Title: Budget Analyst IIIPosition Number: NEWDepartment: UMOnlineWork Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/yearSalary: $23.435/hr-Current employee's rate of pay for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details regarding the staff compensation plan, email the Compensation Department.Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPEProbationary Period: Six months minimumBenefits Include: Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).Must be eligible to work in the United State upon hire. Sponsorship is not available for this position.How to ApplyOpen Until Filled. Application review has begun, but applications are still being accepted.A complete application Includes:Letter of Interest - addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as "Dear Search Committee" or "Dear Hiring Manager" is acceptable.Detailed Resume - listing education and describing work experience.Professional References - names and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applying through or easy apply through may result in submission of an incomplete application. Applications may be removed from full consideration if they are not complete with materials listed above under the "How to Apply" section. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure complete application materials are submitted and received by the date listed above. Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.Required SkillsRequired Experience

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