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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Budget Analyst

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Responsible for the collection and analysis of budgetary data to support information requests and enable informed decision-making.

Essential Functions

  • Perform system testing and maintenance related to budget transactions, position budgeting and other annual activities from the university’s ERP budgeting modules. 
  • Review and provide approvals on budget transactions with the ability to evaluate formulated budgets and associated justifications.
  • Research and report historical budget activity providing appropriate analysis and documentation.
  • Perform audits on budget transactions ensuring compliance and to formally document university activity.
  • Serve as the single point of contact to answer questions and resolve issues regarding budget activity. Provide supporting documentation for customer inquiries.
  • Lead trainings for system generated budget transactions and support new users in budget creation and maintenance.
  • Perform budget and financial analysis by demonstrating ability to extract, research, investigate, analyze, reconcile, and evaluate data.
  • Prepare financial projections using multiple forecasting scenarios.
  • Analyze data to ensure consistent application of financial policies and procedures.
  • Review, analyze and monitor revenue and expenditures as needed to ensure within expected levels. Make recommendations when budget adjustments may be necessary.
  • Identify potential issues and initiate corrective action to ensure accurate and appropriate reporting.
  • Maintain Office of Budget Management website by creating and updating content.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree must be in Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance, or related field.
  • Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.


Required Experience

 One (1) year of relevant experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the field of finance, budget planning and accounting, preferably in a higher education setting. 
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook).
  • Ability to write clear, technical and user documentation for use by multiple audiences.
  • Experience with information technology lifecycle in order to request, test and implement changes in software and business processes.
  • Ability to provide training/demo reports to all levels of computer experience.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 69086 


Budget Analyst

Date:  Sep 11, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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