Budget/Accounting Analyst

Company Name:
Vanderbilt University
## Description
Coordinate, monitor, analyze, and assist in the preparation of the departmental budget; conduct complex financial and budget analysis to assess and enhance financial and related operational methods and activities; prepare financial and cost accounting reports.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
1. Analyze and prepare budgetary data for department budget, including rate projections and personnel salary/wage data.
1. maintaining confidentiality of data
2. using applicable Financial Management budget guidelines
2. Research, analyze, prepare, and reconcile data for department budget; identify and research variances; create unique and often complex reports; make projections and recommendations; develop cost comparisons with previous budgets.
1. using applicable Financial Management budget guidelines
2. using generally accepted accounting principles
3. Design, develop, and implement financial/budget reporting systems, including financial forecasting; prepare regular and special accounting and financial reports for department needs.
1. using a broad knowledge of Vanderbilt systems, accounting practices and organizational business units
2. using creative problem solving skills
4. Perform internal budget auditing function for department; recommend procedural changes; review data periodically to analyze trends affecting budget/accounting needs.
1. using generally accepted accounting principles
2. by maintaining regular communication with intra-departmental administrative teams to promote consistency in accounting practices
5. Advise supervisor regarding budgetary matters; resolve routine budget issues concerning personnel, utilization of facilities, equipment, and funds; supervise clerical staff as required.
1. using excellent communication skills
2. using creative problem solving skills
6. Create and maintain systems for inventory control of equipment; monitor the purchase of material, services, equipment, and utilization of facilities and personnel.
1. completed accurately and timely
2. using Vanderbilt equipment inventory guidelines
7. Review the preparation of contracts; write and update internal procedures and controls for outside vendor contracts; supervise support staff in this function.
1. using excellent written communication skills
2. using a broad understanding of Vanderbilt''s overall contracting procedures
8. Serve as liaison with other departments to provide budget and cost accounting information.
1. using excellent oral communications skills
2. promoting consistency in accounting standards and reporting
## Basic Qualifications
Job requires Bachelor''s and 3 years of experience or the equivalent.
Job: Accounting and Finance
Primary Location: TN-Nashville-3401 West End Ave
Organization: Informatics Administration 108686
Job Posting: Jun 10, 2014, 9:18:01 AM
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Req ID: 1407739
Budget/Accounting Analyst

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