Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Budget Analyst 1 to perform professional budget analysis work by compiling and interpreting fiscal data used to develop and monitor operating or capital budgets. Under general supervision, the Budget Analyst 1 will perform administrative tasks by modifying computer budget models to make budget projections and allotments. The incumbent will prepare analyses in support of program plans and budget requests, recommend alternative budget and allocation formulas, and continually provide customer service to budget owners and delegates. This position reports to the Director for Budget & Purchasing.
This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by June 27, 2021 @ 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Conduct operating, grant and capital budget analyses, using statistical formulas to consider factors that vary among the institution, such as, individually-negotiated salary schedules, widely different campus infrastructures, capital improvement projects and varying student enrollments;
Analyze proposed legislation, project costs, and prepare fiscal notes on behalf of the institution;
Prepare analyses in support of program plans and operating or capital budget requests submitted by faculty and staff;
Use complex computerized systems to extract, summarize and evaluate fiscal data, including BudgetPak, Microsoft Excel, PeopleSoft and Tableau;
Assist, advise and train faculty and staff regarding budgetary policies and procedures;
Assist in the development and maintenance of tools for budget management and reconciliation;
Develop training materials and resources for new and existing budget managers;
Provide customer service incorporating the CBC "Yes And" culture;
Work closely with other financial departments to collaborate in activities such as procurement, reconciliations and year-end fiscal close;
Assist with the yearly college budget development process;
Partner with and support departments and budget owners in the establishment and tracking of individual budgets.
Assist in the preparation of various reports for upper-level management and the Board of Trustees;
Develop procedures to effect more efficient budget reporting at the department level or in area of responsibility;
Explain accounting and budgeting systems, procedures and processes; and
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.