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Budget Analyst IV

Iowa State University
Ames, IA Full-time
Posted on May 1, 2019
Iowa State University
Budget Analyst IV


The College of Engineering at Iowa State University, in Ames, seeks qualified applicants for a Budget Analyst IV to manage fiscal operations of one or more departments and support college level, finance related activities. Ames is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience  and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.

The Budget Analyst IV will be responsible for developing financial reports and projections, developing annual budgets, collecting and analyzing data, managing multiple types of accounts and awards, and advising on federal and state regulations. This position will provide account oversight for appropriateness and allowability. Additionally, this position will assist with development and implementation of department or college accounting, audit, and year-end procedures.

The College of Engineering is committed to sustaining a positive and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. The successful candidate will have effective management and organizational skills, the ability to work well with a diverse population, and the ability to communicate effectively. All staff members have a common responsibility to support and sustain our core values. They are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:

- Master’s degree in finance related field.
- Experience in financial forecasting and analysis.
- Experience developing and implementing budget models.
- Experience with fund accounting and requirements found in a university or large research institution.

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Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References


Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against.