Finance Budget Analyst (AA/S Ex. II) (2 positions) (507473)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Administrative Analysis and Research

Job Description


Working title: Finance Budget Analyst (2 positions)

Classification title: Admin Analyst/Spclst - Exempt II

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference
Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Budget Planning & Administration is a dynamic environment, which serves as the central budget office for the campus and provides interaction with a variety of constituents. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Budget Planning & Administration (AVP), the Finance Budget Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Exempt II) performs various processes/projects and develops a thorough understanding of campus funds, budgeting, financial information, and reporting. This position supports the University Budget Advisory Committee and supports the AVP in planning, coordinating, and implementing the annual campus budget process. In addition, this position works closely with the Chancellor's Office and campus enterprise units to produce financial plans required for capital projects and reporting requirements. The incumbent collaborates with internal staff and with various campus colleagues to find solutions to issues, trains others on various procedures or campus reporting, and acts as backup to other Finance Budget Analysts, and as needed. This position will also be one of the lead employees managing the position management efforts for the campus.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,693 - $8,489 per month

Hiring Range: $4,693 - $6,000 per month

Recruitment Type: Regular (probationary)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 month

Work Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; other hours as required

Department Information

Administration & Business Affairs at Sacramento State is one of the University's chief support divisions, providing integrated and comprehensive administrative, business, financial, operational and logistical support services to students, faculty and staff.

In addition, ABA encompasses planning, operation and maintenance services for the campus facilities and environment, which includes major responsibility for capital construction projects, as well as police and safety services for the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications Must be comparable to the Minimum Qualifications, appropriate to the skill level of the position, and would allow an incumbent to satisfactorily perform the Essential Functions of the position.

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, with a concentration in public or business administration, Accounting, or Finance and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
  2. Progressively responsible experience in budgeting, financials, and/or accounting related fields.
  3. Experience with automated financial systems, complex spreadsheets, databases, and/or database query tools.

  1. Excellent organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  2. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (i.e. complex financial and data analysis, multiple fund sources).
  3. Proficiency using standard office software programs (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook calendar/email) in a Windows Operating System environment.
  4. Strong communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to consult, advise and train others (e.g. present and explain budget topics to various constituencies).
  6. Ability to monitor and reconcile financial activity, as well as make financial projections and prepare related reports (e.g. budgeting and reconciliation for capital projects, multiple fund sources).
  7. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a diverse environment.

Conditions of Employment:

Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

11. Experience in a higher education environment, a California public agency, or the California State University institution.

12. Experience using CMS/CFS (Common Management System - Financials, HR) or other similar software enterprise systems.

13. Experience using and managing the Tableau software tool.

14. Experience in Position based budgeting and position management.

15. Experience in financial forecasting and data analytics.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume and cover letter. Failure to upload these documents with the online application may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: " As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement. " As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Eligibility Verification
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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