Finance & Position Control Analyst

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Finance & Position Control Analyst  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: $58,000 - $68,000  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Maintain Banner Finance operating budgets, Banner HR position control, and position budgets. Train and assist University Departments with resolving position control and funding issues. Provide financial reports and analysis as assigned.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.  
Required Work Experience: Two years of experience working in budget management. Experience working with complex spreadsheets for budget tracking, analysis, forecasting, and reconciliation.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Work experience in higher education is preferred.  
Duties/Responsibilities: Analyze and manage the Banner Finance budget data and create required adjustment transactions.

Communicate budget issues to departments for resolution. Administer and maintain the Position Control module of Banner HR.

Analyze position numbers, budgets and funding sources to assure balance between Banner Finance and HR modules and take corrective action..

Audit Personnel Action Forms (PAFs) for proper information.

Perform analysis of accounts, assist departments regarding financial transactions and position control transactions.

Complete monthly budget to actual reports.

Prepare various statistical reports and analyses.

Forecast budget results.

Train end users on Banner and Position Control usage and analysis.

Work closely with the Budget Office to ensure a consistent and balanced General Fund Budget.

Completion of IPEDS finance annual reporting.

Perform general accounting functions as required including journal entry approval.

Administer and maintain the Position Control module of Banner HR.

Performs all duties in compliance with applicable University policies and procedures and state and federal requirements.

Reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Finance.

Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.

Supervise student employees.
Skills and Abilities: Analytical skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Projects
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
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EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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