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Budget Analyst in Hartford, CT at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 8/4/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hartford, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/4/2022
  • Job ID:
    375270

Job Description

SNI Financial has partnered with an excellent non-profit organization and is in search of a Budget Analyst


Budget Analyst:
Direct Hire


JOB SUMMARY:
The Budget Analyst prepares, coordinates, and analyzes the budget process for the organization’s departments and programs. Further, the Budget Analyst determines how to best allocate current resources and forecast future financial requirements.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Forms relationships and gains an understanding of the various departments and program structure in conjunction with their funding streams and/or cost structure.
  • Develops the overall agency budget in conjunction with Senior Management and program managers.
  • Maintains reports and budgets in applicable budgeting software system.
  • Maintains and adjusts personnel allocations.
  • Assist departments with preparing operating budgets to support the organization’s expense management goals.
  • Develops, reviews, and advises programs on budget proposals to ensure appropriate cost coverage based on proposed statement of work and project work plans.
  • Update program/project budgets and forecasts in real time based on changing assumptions in revenue, personnel, and other direct project costs.
  • Meets with program budget coordinators regularly regarding program activities in order to anticipate budget revisions as applicable.
  • Performs budget to actual variance analysis to identify inaccuracies, trends, personnel reclassifications, potential budget shortfalls or cost overruns, and opportunities for surpluses.
  • Assists with analysis used for decision-making and recommendations to management and programs.
  • Reviews disbursement requests and expense reports to ensure proper cost allocation and allowability of state and federal grant expenditures.
  • Prepares department/program budget reports for monthly budget reviews with Senior Management.
  • Work closely with Development team to ensure that finance and development revenue amounts are in agreement.
  • Work with the Finance team to identify areas or opportunities for improvement.
  • Setup new project budget codes as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred or an Associate’s Degree in Accounting required.


EXPERIENCE:

  • For attained Bachelor’s Degree 5 years’ progressive budget experience required; for attained Associate’s Degree, 7 years of direct non-profit experience required.
  • Understands GAAP and OMB Circulars and Uniform Guidance.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Budgetary software experience preferred.
  • Non-profit budget experience preferred.
  • Must possess a high level of written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven capability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Possesses a high level of organizational skills.
  • Possesses a high level or professionalism, leadership, creative problem solving, diplomacy, negotiation and sales skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and solve problems with minimal supervision.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience.