Budget Analyst

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Budget Analyst

Boston, Massachusetts

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Full Time

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$ 40 - $ 50 per hour

Boston, Massachusetts

Full Time

$ 40 - $ 50 per hour

September 23, 2022

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Job ID: FT1297152CCK_1663962223

September 23, 2022

Job ID: FT1297152CCK_1663962223

Job Summary

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Senior Budget Analyst - Hybrid Work Schedule!

Our client, a non-profit municipality within Boston city limits is seeking a Senior Budget Analyst reports directly to the Budget Director and is responsible for assisting with the development, execution, and monitoring of the annual budget and reforecast. This position also assists the Budget Director with the maintenance and training related to the Oracle Hyperion Budget Planning Software.

  • Assists with the development, analysis, and preparation of the commission's annual budget and reforecasts. Examine budget estimates and proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. Analyze variances and evaluate budget asks.
  • Reviews and analyzes the commission's financial and operational performance data and prepares monthly budget status reports. Monitors expenditures as compared to the approved budget. Review operating budgets to identify and analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Perform program analytics to maximize cost efficiencies and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Perform cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, and explore alternative financing methods. Interpret budget directives and establish policies for carrying out directives.
  • Compile and analyze accounting records and other data to determine the financial resources required to implement programs. Provide advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation.
  • Estimate the impact of programmatic and policy actions on expenditures and operational performance, develop process improvements, and measure the ongoing impact of new initiatives after launch
  • Performs other related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, or related field required. Master's degree preferred.
  • 3+ years' experience in comparable setting is required, prior experience working with grants and a city/municipal agency is preferred.
  • Experience with budget development, forecasting, and variance analysis. Prior experience dealing with sizable budgets and financial modeling. Expertise in designing financial spreadsheets for budget preparation and budget reporting.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work effectively as an individual and as a member of a team.
  • Must possess independent judgement and demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate orally and in written formats. Must have the ability to analyze financial reports, regulations, contracts, etc. Works in a confidential capacity with Programs and the Executive Office.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with Microsoft Great Plains and Oracle Hyperion Planning preferred.
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