Madison, Wisconsin

Job Summary: This position will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis within the Financial Management Office at the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB). This person will maintain documentation, spreadsheets, and reports that are distributed to a broad audience within WSB. The ideal candidate will have experience in financial and data analysis and will work to compile reports and visuals which will be used to aid leadership in their ability to make data informed decisions. This dynamic role requires a high level of flexibility as demands and priorities shift frequently throughout the fiscal year and a fair amount of ad-hoc work will be required. Responsibilities: Provides budget and policy analysis for complex unit or organizational budgets containing a variety of funding sources of multiple programs. Develops short- and long-term budgetary projections, annual operating budgets, and program cost analyses. Makes recommendations for compensation and staff planning and may provide guidance to other budget planners to ensure effective budget planning for the unit. 20% Develops and monitors complex budgets and short- and long-term budgetary projections 20% Analyzes, identifies, and makes recommendations for cost savings and funding options by conducting research on diverse institutional data 20% Conducts program and budget research, analyzes data, and prepares complex financial reports in accordance with established procedures and regulations 20% Serves as a point of contact for staff providing budgetary information and guidance, answering questions, and responding to inquiries 15% Aid in the implementation, maintenance, and support of financial systems, ie: ATP (Workday), among others 5% Foster relationships with campus counterparts in order to increase visibility and collaboration across divisional boundaries Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals. The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion Education: Required Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field Qualifications: Required: - 3-5 years of relevant professional work experience, ideally as a data/financial analyst Preferred: - Experience presenting data and findings to leadership - Experience communicating processes, procedures, and best practices to various constituents, both inside and outside of direct work unit - Highly effective communicator, both written and orally - Advanced working knowledge of Excel and full Microsoft Office Suite - Experience with Workday - Experience in higher education or public sector Work Type: Full Time: 100% This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location. Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/Renewable Salary: Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The employee in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Additional Information: Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities. How to Apply: Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position as described along with a comprehensive resume. Our search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. We will notify all applicants once the search is completed and we have selected a top candidate. As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references. Contact: Dan Bonazza dan.bonazza@wisc.edu 608-263-1189 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. Official Title: Budget Planner II(FN014) Department(s): A121100-WISCONSIN SCH OF BUSINESS/FINANCIAL MGMT OFFICE Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable Job Number: 273094-AS   The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/ Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7). The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .