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Business Analyst
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 5, 2021
Title Business Analyst
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department VPSL Office
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Finance/Investment Management
Position Summary     
The Division of Student Life invites applications for the Business Analyst position. In this role, you will work to achieve standards of excellence with service processes and outcomes.

Your duties will include:
Analyze data, costs of business activity, audit and prepare reports and recommendations based on findings
Participate in the annual budget planning and fee processes
Prepare and present financial reports
Analyze the operations of revenue sensitive units including monthly/YTD revenue to budget, accounts receivable, and budget to actual; identify trends, advise on issues and concerns
Leverage existing university systems to establish and maintain a system of cost accounting
Prepare proformas for new and proposed service costs and associated fees

The successful incumbent seeks results and success and inspires a sense of urgency in responding to opportunities and issues. They will present positive solutions to organizational challenges and will maintain a positive and respectful attitude.

Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

Outstanding Benefits
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications     
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
Three years of demonstrated working knowledge and experience performing accurate and detailed financial analysis with an emphasis on cost analysis, breakeven analysis, and variance analysis.
Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and internal control measures (i.e. Sarbanes Oxley compliance) is required.
The incumbent must demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills. They will have the ability to work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize own work to meet deadlines.
They must be detail and process-oriented and have the ability to communicate information and respond to inquiries/requests with diplomacy and tact across all levels within the organization. Strong leadership qualities are a must.

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