Job Description

  • Budget Analyst JobID: 59199
  • Position Type:
    Professional/Technical/Budget Analyst

  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2021

  • Location:
    688-Budget Services

  • Date Available:
    10/01/2021

  • Closing Date:
    09/22/2021

  •   Additional Information:

    Budget Analyst
    1.0 FTE - 261 day work year
    Professional/Technical - Salary Range: 3 ($
    60,788 - $ 91,182)
    This position is on a remote hybrid schedule based on current circumstances but will transition to being full time on-site.

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Summary:
    Under the supervision of the Budget Director, the Budget Analyst will serve as the primary point of contact for various school/department budgets.

    Responsibilities:
    -Monitor and analyze financial activity (accounting and budget) for assigned funds or programs providing feedback and proposing solutions.
    -Assist developing balanced budgets as part of the Adopted and Revised Budgets, to be approved by the Board of Education.
    -Ensure the accuracy of financial data and consistency with approved budgets.
    -Monitor budgets to actual activity throughout the year and estimate year end balances.
    -Generate necessary reports to the Colorado Department of Education, granting agencies, and others.
    -Forecasting, monitoring, and reconciling district resources related to staffing allocations and expenditures from various funding sources.
    -Providing financial data, support, and analysis to district departments and senior staff which can be easily understood.
    -Seeking and developing efficiencies within existing processes.
    -Providing detailed accounting support, budget analysis, and financial reporting for schools, departments, oversight committees, and district leadership.
    -Functioning independently and prioritizing tasks to meet goals within required deadlines.
    -Coordinating on-going and special projects.
    -Operating in a team environment.
    -Leveraging technology and existing systems to gain operational efficiencies.

    Qualifications:
    Required:
    -Bachelor's degree, plus three years of finance, accounting, or equivalent experience.
    -Ability to work with a modern ERP system
    -Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English (must pass English component of interview process)
    -Ability to work within team structure to meet deadlines while ensuring accuracy and completeness of projects
    -The ability to manage projects and keep them within approved timelines
    -Complete and submit BVSD online application

    Preferred:
    -CPA, SFO, MBA, or MPA
    -Governmental accounting experience
    -Experience working in non-profit environment
    -Advanced personal computer and software skills along with extensive knowledge in accounting, budget development, and financial analysis
    -Excellent oral and written communication skills
    -Experience managing state or federal grants to ensure compliance with grant awards

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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