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Budget Analyst/CMED/upeds

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
  • Posted: July 20, 2022
  • Full-Time

Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.CMU CMED encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, women, and other minority groups to apply. You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee. If there is another document you wish to include that is not required, please utilize Other Document (1). Position will remain open until filled. The university reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

For best consideration, please submit application materials before Sunday, July 31, 2022. Position Information Position Information Position Number 78140 Type of Recruitment External Position Title BUDGET ANALYST/CMED/UPEDS Position Summary Develops, monitors, and maintains moderate to large operating accounts for industry and non-industry sponsored studies as a member of the University Pediatricians/CMU Clinical Research Institute. Develops revenue and invoice tracking spreadsheet for studies and forecast and analyzes expenditures and revenues to maintain financial control and accountability for major budgeting operation and clinical trial revenue. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, accounting, finance or related field or an equivalent combination or education and/or experience. Reasonable knowledge of accounting, finance or budgeting principles and practices. Strong analytic and problem-solving skills. Reasonable practical work experience with computer applications, computerized accounting systems and spreadsheet design. Ability to communicate effectively with others. Excellent oral and/or written communication skills. Ability to prepare varied financial statements, reports and analyses. Knowledge or experience with interpreting and application of granting agency guidelines. Ability to prepare standard financial statements, reports and analysis. Typically, incumbents have held positions such as Budget Analyst I, Accounting Specialist, Accounting Assistant, Sr., etc. Preferred Qualifications Sufficient knowledge and skill in financial analysis and budgeting. Ability to participate in analysis and development of financial data which includes budget control and forecasting. Ability to handle financial details for many complex endowments, grants, clinical trials, designated and auxiliary cost centers. In addition, this level has the authority to review and approve a large dollar volume of expenditures, initiate budget transfers and maintain position control. Comfortable applying independent judgment in resolving a variety of problems which may arise. Prior experience in position(s); Budget Analyst I, Accounting Specialist, Accounting Assistant, Sr., etc. Duties & Responsibilities Reviews and authorizes large dollar volume expenditures and revenue collection to ensure budgetary appropriateness and fund availability.

Monitors and controls expenditures to ensure transactions comply with policies and procedures. Prepares annual budget requests. Assists and participates in budget submissions. Forecasts expenditures and revenues to project funding requirements needed for efficient allocation of resources.

Performs variance analysis to identify inefficiencies regarding spending and collection practices. Analyzes monthly accounting reports and project expenses and budget estimates. Prepares spreadsheet to track invoicing for industry sponsored clinical trials. Works closely with Study Coordinators to confirm subject visits.

Tracks revenue from studies and prepares fund transfer requests and submits them to CMU's Office of Finance for processing. Oversees and participates in maintenance of position roster. Initiates, authorizes and monitors budget transfers. Reviews and grants budgeting approval of personnel actions; determines availability of budget funds necessary to maintain position and budget control.

Conducts deficit monitoring and clearance of endowments, grants, clinical trials, designated and auxiliary cost centers and indirect cost accounts; reviews and interprets financial, commitments. Compiles statistical data and prepares detailed computerized financial reports and analysis necessary for budgeting and planning needs. Maintains financial records and internal computerized databases used to generate a variety of ad hoc budget reports and tracking mechanisms. Serves as resource person and liaison to departmental administrators, principal investigators, outside vendors and other officials to explain budget management procedures, granting agency guidelines, and University policies and procedures. Reviews budgetary forms and documents to ensure adherence to established budgeting procedures and requirements as well as granting agency guidelines and regulations. Provides functional supervision to subordinate clerical and technical personnel.

Trains in appropriate bookkeeping and accounting principles and methods. Answers questions and resolves problems as needed. Oversees and participates in special projects which involve generating management information reports and interfacing with various internal and external administrative offices and departments. Performs related work as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Revenue and expense monitoring. Salary and expense forecasting. Purchasing and credit card reconciliation. Industry sponsored study tracking spreadsheet development for invoicing and revenue. Supervision Exercised None. Message to Applicants Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.CMU CMED encourages applicants from historically underrepresented populations, veterans, women, and other minority groups to apply. You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position. Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee. If there is another document you wish to include that is not required, please utilize Other Document (1). Position will remain open until filled. The university reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

For best consideration, please submit application materials before Sunday, July 31, 2022. Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary Staff Pay Level Pay Range $54,000 - $64,000 Division Academic Affairs Department College of Medicine Position Status Regular Position End Date Employment Status Full-Time FTE 1.0 Position Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; nights and weekends as required Location Detroit, MI About the Department The Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine educates diverse students and trains culturally competent physicians to provide comprehensive health care and services to underserved populations in Michigan and beyond. Our faculty, staff and graduates advance health and wellness through exceptional education, innovative research, quality patient care and strategic collaborations to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. The Central Michigan University Clinical Research Institute meets a significant need for Michigan's children―pediatric clinical and translational research.

Physicians who conduct research are on the cutting-edge of medicine. The CMU CRI facilitates and advances child health through research innovation, education and mentorship; thereby improving the outcomes and quality of life for children. About CMU Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives. We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence. CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R.

Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more. Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more.

Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17. CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant. Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms. CMU Leadership Standards Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference. We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams. Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position. EEO Statement CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community.

CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie). If you wish to see "EEO is the Law" posters, please click here. CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter. Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's Assistant Secretary, or both. CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be reached at: Phone: 989-774-3253 Office: 103 E. Preston St. Bovee University Center, suite 306 Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 Email: titleix@cmich.edu Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * * How did you first learn of this job opportunity? Please list the specific advertising source or indicate if it was word of mouth. (Open Ended Question) * * Are you currently an internal employee of CMU according to the university's definition? * Yes * No * * If yes, to which employee group do you belong?

(If not applicable, select "Not Applicable"). * Not Applicable * Dispatcher * Medical Faculty * Office Professional * P&A, SO or Faculty * Police * Public Broadcasting * Sergeant * Service Maintenance * Supervisory/Technical * * To keep our campus and community as safe as possible, Central Michigan University has established COVID-19 policies and requirements for students, faculty and staff. Please review the, "Protect Yourself. Protect Others" policies prior to applying for any position on campus.

Do you agree to comply with these requirements? * Yes * No * * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, accounting, finance or related field or an equivalent combination or education and/or experience? * Yes * No Optional & Required Documents Required Documents * Resume/Curriculum Vitae * Cover Letter Optional Documents * Other Document (1)

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