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Budget Analyst

Job ID19-40-CC-06-0E-A9
CompanyUniversity Of Guelph
LocationGuelph
ProvinceOntario
Date Posted2023-01-23
Posted Until2023-02-22
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryFinance
Description
One temporary, full-time position (February 6, 2023 - August 9, 2024) and one permanent, full-time position - Guelph, ON

Experienced, deadline-oriented financial analysts will welcome this exciting opportunity to play a critical role at the University of Guelph (U of G) in maintaining budget data within a complex financial system.

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning controls and manages the U of G institutional budgeting framework through resource and financial planning which informs the development of the annual University operating budget. Furthermore, the Office assists in implementing, monitoring and controlling budgets within anticipated resources. As a result, a key accountability of your role will be to use people skills, technology, and information management to foster confidence among the University departments in managing their financial resources.

Reporting to the Director, Budgets and Resources Planning, and demonstrating a strong service focus and high level of professionalism, you will be accountable for detailed analysis, maintenance, controls and communication of budget information. Based on your daily and monthly monitoring and analysis of the budgets for the University colleges, academic units, and other administrative departments, you will determine any potential problem areas, initiate corrective action by working with the departments to create solutions, and lead in the daily maintenance and control of the University Budget data system.

This position calls for a strong commitment to service improvement and participation in systems development and testing, a high degree of diplomacy when dealing with sensitive information, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for the position of Budget Analyst, you must be tactful, work well in a team environment and possess the following profile:
- A university degree in a related field along with a minimum of two (2) years of related experience.
- Notable experience with, and knowledge of, budgeting within a university and government culture, practices and priorities is highly beneficial.
- Knowledge of, and experience with, ERP system controls maintenance would be an asset.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with exceptional tact and diplomacy.
- Proficient computer skills working with the Microsoft Office Suite and relational databases.

The University of Guelph (www.uoguelph.ca) is one of Canada's leading research-intensive comprehensive institutions, with a record of outstanding scholarship in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical and engineering sciences, agriculture and veterinary sciences. This is your chance to join us in our endeavour to improve life.

To view a detailed posting for the role of Budget Analyst, including application instructions, please go to our website at www.uoguelph.ca/hr/careers. Applications, quoting Hiring #2022-0862 (temporary position) and/or #2022-0863 (permanent position), must be sent to: careers@uoguelph.ca.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.
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