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Job ID: 204579

Budget Coordinator, Educational Opportunity Center
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 30, 2023
Title Budget Coordinator, Educational Opportunity Center
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Educational Opportunity Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Fiscal Services

Position Summary

This position will be responsible for providing critical fiscal oversight of Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, including guiding the budget/financial plan process, financial analysis, budget preparation and monitoring, and expenditure tracking for all BEOC funding sources.

Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Assist Administrative Services and Senior Staff in developing the Center’s functional unit budgets relative to State, University at Buffalo Foundation (UBF), and Research Foundation (RF) funded projects.
    • Represent the Administrative Services in internal and external meetings as required or assigned.
    • State, RF, UBF, and expenditure analysis and reporting.
    • Completing journal transactions, budget revisions, and reconciling all accounts and departmental expenditures against University and SUNY financial reporting systems.
    • Provide necessary in-service training and staff development sessions to faculty and staff relative to the budget/financial plan, appropriate forms, University procurement/purchasing policies and procedures, and fiscal requirements.
    • Collaborate and develop internal Administrative Services forms with the Director of Administrative Services to improve work flow and promote the seamless environment for students, faculty, and staff as necessary.
    • Draft financial models, expense reports, and ad hoc reports as required or requested by the Director of Administrative Services.
    • Determine the appropriate means of procurement and purchasing mechanism.
    • Complete procurement and HR tasks as assigned.
    • Manage events held at the Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center.
    • Coordinate the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.


For 40 years, the BEOC has been in the forefront of providing opportunities through education for economically and educationally disadvantaged citizens in Western New York residents. The BEOC makes real education and real success a tangible possibility for everyone lifting the community one success story at a time. To learn more about the Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, visit us online at

Outstanding Benefits Package
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.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field from an accredited college or university. Three (3) years of professional experience in business, financial management, or a related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will qualify.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and financial information systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university or professional certification or industry licensure with CPA or CMA designation with 1 year of professional experience in business or financial management.
  • Background in a regulated public sector, adhering to multiple sets of rules, regulations and targets.
  • Experience working with external constituencies.
  • Experience in State and University higher education system applications.

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