Brooklyn Public Library

  • Budget Analyst

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2018 2:37 PM)
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    Finance Administration
  • Overview

    The Budget Analyst will report to the Manager, Operating Budget. This position will assist with all aspects of the operating budget preparation and planning process, expense tracking and analysis, variance analyses ad hoc financial analyses and grants reporting and analysis as needed.


    • Serve as the primary point of contact for all operating and grants related budget inquiries.
    • Liaison to all budget and grant managers during quarterly budget reviews and as neede
    • Assist with the annual budget process and the preparation and submission of quarterly budget exercises for the City of New York
    • Conduct routine training sessions on budget management
    • Collaborate with other members of the Finance team to create and update various monthly finance reports
    • Monitor budget changes, analyze expense patterns; distribute monthly report updates
    • Perform ad hoc analyses as required by senior management
    • Perform other related duties as assigned


    • BA Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting
    • A minimum of at least 3-4 years of experience in finance, budgeting, financial reporting or related field, preferably in the higher education or the not-for-profit sector.
    • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles, revenue and expense budgeting
    • Ability to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Outstanding analytical and organizational skills with the ability to prepare and analyze reports
    • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral & written)
    • Advanced user of Microsoft Office- Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of Lawson Financial Management System is preferred


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