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Budget Specialist

Apply now Job no: 494878
Work type: Staff
Location: Corporate College
Categories: Finance, Other, Business & Accounting

Title: Budget Specialist

Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit 

Department: Controller's Office

Salary Range:  $64,314

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit:  St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer:  For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community:  Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students.  More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation.  STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:  STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]:  STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow:  Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.  Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance:  Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness:  STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Assists with the development and management of college budgets including determination of available resources and allocations. Monitors budgets to ensure good financial management and compliance.

What you'll do:

  • • Monitors budgets and prepares reports on status of actual versus budget.

    • Reviews requisitions and purchase orders in a non-sufficient funds status.

    • Review job vacancy postings for budget availability. Monitor full-time position budgets for adherence to budget and adjust for new employees as necessary.

    • Develops estimates of budgetary resources and anticipated operating levels.

    • Provides required financial and statistical information for the planning process.

    • Assists with the budget development process in line with strategic goals and objectives.

    • Provides cost/benefit analyses of budget alternatives.

    • Reviews budget proposals and transfers for compliance with existing guidelines and budget policy.

    • Works with the Business Managers in developing assigned budgets and providing information to department managers relating to approved budgets and related expenditures.

    • Presents budget and development process in informational sessions such as Board meetings, new employee orientation, service week, etc.

    • Uses data and business intelligence tools for research and ad-hoc reporting

    • Serves as backup to the Coordinator, Budget in their absence.

    • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Education, experience, and other requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and over three years of relevant full-time experience.

Preferred Qualifications:


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