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Senior Budget & Financial Planning Analyst

Company: Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Mon May 23 2022 Job Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst position is responsible for core financial planning and reporting processes used as a basis for strategic funding decisions at Western Kentucky University. This includes short-term and long-term financial planning, financial modeling, and financial data analysis. The position reports to the Executive Director of Budget, Financial Planning under the division of Strategy, Operations, and Finance.Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop planning models to analyze financial impact of operational changes, new program/department creation, strategic hiring plans, and fluctuations in expenditures, capital projects, and other financial scenarios
  • Responsible for maximizing data available to University management and optimizing the return on financial assets by establishing financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting, policies, procedures, internal controls, and reporting systems
  • Prepare and review financial projections of outcomes, including analysis of budgetary and financial compliance
  • Create and maintain multi-year financial forecasts and plans
  • Assist campus departments to utilize WKU's budget management tool, Axiom, to produce requested financial reports
  • Supports the office of Budget & Financial planning to complete legislative data requests
  • Ad hoc requests as needed by the AVP of Budget and the Executive Vice President or divisional leadership
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a financial analysis or planning role
      Additional Information:
      Pay Band: 9 Salary Range: $50,000 - $58,000Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.Western Kentucky University (WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices.Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO). To request an accommodation, report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU''s Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at or by phone at (270) 745-5121.The University is also required to investigate complaints of sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Andrea Anderson, who can be contacted via email at or by phone at (270) 745-5398. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU''s website.Information concerning educational programs offered by WKU are provided at:

Keywords: Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green , Senior Budget & Financial Planning Analyst, Professions , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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