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Posting Date: November 9, 2020                                                         Posting End Date: January 9, 2020

Position: Budget Analyst                                                       Location: Office of Budget and Planning

Status: Full Time; Exempt 

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Budget Analyst will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with development and implementation of the university’s annual operating budget
  • Develop and maintain accounting system reconcile accounts to the general ledger; run and balance reports; prepare journal entries; balancing year end according to Datatel financials and budgetary controls
  • Facilitate and discretely communicate the development and evaluation of budgetary requests which includes preparing budget transfers and adjustments
  • Assist in scheduling and teaching of budget process training, including updating training resources
  • Assist in the budget revision process including reviewing, posting, and reconciling
  • Review, analyze, and resolve inquires and problems regarding budget matters, account balances, fund transfers, encumbrances, and other budgetary matters
  • Assist with preparing monthly and quarterly budget reports
  • Manage the chart of accounts and other assigned budget tasks
  • Distribute budget preparation information
  • Assemble budget prep information for consideration by the Budget Committee
  • Aid in the development and analysis of various indirect cost models
  • Perform budget research as needed
  • Aid in the development of written budgeting and cost accounting standards to be used by the university
  • Set up all new general ledger accounts.
  • Administer the Budget Adjustment Requests (BARs) process among departments
  • Administer and maintain all temporary restricted and endowed scholarship accounts to the general ledger
  • Supervise college work study students
  • Make arrangements for and coordinate meetings
  • Purchase office supplies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Ability to perform mathematical tasks rapidly and accurately
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of office management and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic skills, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules
  • Knowledge of Colleague System desirable
  • Ability to operate standard office machines and 10-key calculator
  • Ability to plan, organize, and relate well to others
  • Provide excellent customer service in a courteous manner
  • Must be a team player

 Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:    Fax: 334-724-4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.