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Job Req ID:  107428

Budget Analyst

The Department of Surgery is seeking a Budget Analyst to support 125 faculty and 350 staff and fellows with an operating budget of $120 million per year. The Budget Analyst will coordinate and oversee budgeting functions related to non-sponsored activities. The Budget Analyst will perform analysis and projections relating to business trends, oversee the development and monitoring of departmental non-sponsored, discretionary, and sponsored budgets, plan and determine costs of business activities and recommend budget adjustments and other cost improvement measures. This position will ensure that all funding is received, expenditures do not exceed revenue, and will be responsible for assisting the department in payroll allocations. This position will support the clinical operations by tracking provider productivity data and other important clinical metrics. This position reports directly to the Assistant Administrator of Finance with a reporting relationship to the Financial Manager.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and develop budgets for department.
  • Analyze budget patterns, project expenditures, and prepare approved budget.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations for clinical, operating, and designated accounts; complete monthly verification of non-payroll expenses.
  • Investigate variances, identify budget issues, provide alternative solutions, and resolve problems with leadership.
  • Monitor, identify, and communicate over expenditures to faculty and administrative staff.
  • Utilize SAP and Excel to prepare financial reports and analysis when requested, including preparing detailed budget summaries monthly to review accounts.
  • Assist with monthly close transactions, complete final financial transactions and assist with completion of financial reporting.
  • Prepare and process KB15Ns; journal entries; non-payroll cost transfers; shopping carts; on-line payments; expense reimbursements as needed.
  • Complete monthly reconciliation for the department accounts and analyze budget patterns and project expenditures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Customer Service & Teamwork Expectations

  • Is courteous and pleasant in person and on the telephone with coworkers, patients, visitors, and supervisors. Utilizes proper telephone etiquette.
  • Serves as a representative of the Department of Surgery, both inside and outside the confines of the Departmental office space.
  • Functions as a team player and works to maintain harmonious working relationships with coworkers, peers, and supervisors.
  • Recognizes where coworkers need assistance and takes initiative to help.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Know the formal and informal divisional goals, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the departments within University Administration and the academic divisions.
  • Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department, division, University and Hopkins Enterprise.

Decision Making

  • Carry out duties and responsibilities with limited supervision and at the direction of senior team members.
  • Make decisions and establish work priorities on procedure-oriented operations.
  • Understand management question being asked and develop an analysis necessary to address the question, or appropriately modify the question so that the results are useful for decision-making.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.
  • One year of related progressively responsible experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Classified Title: Budget Analyst 
Working Title: Budget Analyst   
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB  
Starting Salary Range: $44,850-$61,600-$78,360 Annually (Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Hybrid 
Department name: 10003193-SOM Sur Finance East Baltimore 
Personnel area: School of Medicine 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


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