DUTIES: Primary Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Budget Planning and Reporting, the Budget Manager-Planning and Assessment will be responsible for budget planning/development; financial analysis, periodic reporting, and budget cycle coordination and training tasks. Interact with Dean's and fiscal officers of academic areas, shared services and hospital areas to assist with budget planning, review of budget requests and monitoring of fiscal conditions. Participate in strategic planning and on-going analysis of the achievement of financial goals and objectives by providing information and support to leadership, maintaining accountability for the financial planning, reporting and monitoring of fiscal activities, other related tasks. Participate in all phases of Downstate Annual Budget Process. Budget system prep, data validation, prep training materials, lead training classes, support end users with budget development advice/technical; analysis of submitted budgets, liaison to fiscal officers; adjust budgets as directed by CFO/Budget leadership to align with institutional strategy/priorities. Interactively assist with distribution of budget resources/monitoring of fiscal conditions for Downstate Academic and Shared Services areas for State, Hospital, Residence Halls, General/Hospital IFR. Attend Budget/Finance committee meetings. Compile requests for additional funding above approved base levels for review and prioritization by Planning and Budget Committee. Prep analyses & submissions to SUNY Central Administration i.e. Revenue & Disbursement projections, Form I Allocation Distribution, Fin Management Strategy schedules, Quarterly reports, Residence Halls Ops & Capital plans, cash flow projections. Prep periodic reports for methodical review/analysis of budget vs. actual and year-to-year financial performance using SUNY accounting systems and budget database software, providing explanations for major variances; analyze operational issues affecting departments to determine their financial impact/assist with development of corrective actions plans. Other projects as assigned. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. Five (5) years of work experience in Budget, Accounting and/or Financial Management. Experience in budgeting, forecasting, preparing and analyzing financial reports and cost/benefit analyses. Strong skills in advanced levels of usage of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. PREFERRED: Experience in SUNY or other academic medical center or government environment. Experience with SUNY Business Intelligence and other SUNY accounting systems. Experience with Lawson/Infor Budget and Planning system and Argos reporting. Familiarity with State of New York policies, procedures and guidelines. Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.