Budget Analyst

University of South Florida

Dept Number/Name: 0-2500-000 / College of Marine Science

College Division: Acad Affairs-College of Marine Science

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Code/Title: 9258 / Budget Analyst

Hiring Salary/Salary Range:  $65,000-$75,000

Position Number: 00055249
The University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science is a multidisciplinary college with 26 ranked core faculty, a Center for Ocean Technology with advanced engineering and sensor development specializations, a large research staff and over 100 graduate students in concentration areas including biological, chemical, geological, physical oceanography and marine resource assessment. The successful candidate will have opportunities to interact with the greater Tampa Bay area marine science community and relevant national and international organizations. Additional information is available at http://www.marine.usf.edu/ and http://www.usf.edu.
The Budget Analyst of Marine Science and assists Budget Director with the management, review and coordination of the financial business processes and budgeting for the College’s Education and General, Contracts and Grants, Auxiliary and Foundation funds.

  • Serves as part of a team of fiscal & business personnel with responsibility for the appropriate accounting of all College of Marine Science accounts. Prepares projections and reports for all accounts used for budgetary analysis and decision processes. The total funds vary depending on grants and contracts, however, is estimated to be approximately $20-$30M per annum. Reports status of account balances to appropriate College Administration to alert them of deficits before they occur. Verifies data, assists with reporting, initiates budget and expenditure transfers. Reviews and maintains budgetary control systems used for monitoring operating budgets and allocations.
  • Oversees College Foundation, Research Foundation and Auxiliary accounts. This includes billing, invoicing, generating reports, monitoring expenditures and transfers, budget creation, UBITS, etc. Creates and manages computer-based budget reports. Reviews, identifies, and resolves errors on spending. Prepares EBAs for new auxiliary requests and modifications to EBA documents as necessary.
  • Reconciles all E&G, Foundation, Research Foundation and Auxiliary accounts and resolves any discrepancies. Tracks expenditures, ensures sufficient funds are available to cover all costs, runs reports and provides budgetary projections and what if scenarios. Prepares and develops cash management systems and completes reporting on monthly basis, prepares budget forecasts, and assists with fiscal year budget uploads and SCD processes.
  • Provides operational support as needed in areas of grants, purchasing, p-card and travel, as well as other duties as assigned. Acts as backup to Budget Director

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or a field directly related to the position’s responsibilities and three years of professional business experience; or a master’s degree in the same fields and one year experience.
Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and at least 2 years of experience in a university setting.


Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 35633

Posting Date:  11/08/2023

Posting End Date: 12/08/2023

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Work Location 

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About USF 

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report’s national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

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With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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