Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 108067-en_US
The Department of Health, Behavior and Society (HBS) is committed to diversity as a core value and its faculty engage in research, practice, pedagogy and training around how social context and behavior shape peoples health. HBS is currently seeking a qualified person to work as a Budget Analyst to provide support to the Administrator and Grants and Contracts Manager to assist the HBS faculty and staff. The Budget Analyst will assist in coordinating and overseeing budgeting activities and assist with managing financial activities for sponsored funds, general funds, gift/discretionary, and endowment funds. This position aids the Administrator and the Grants and Contracts Manager.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Finance & Grant Administration
- Serve as the Procurement card holder for Department.
- Serve as the petty Cash custodian for Department.
- Initiate shopping cart requests to order supplies, gift cards for study participants, etc.
- Primary requestor of computers, laptops, printers etc. for Hampton House Faculty & Staff in conjunction with BSPH IT Services.
- Serve as back up for printing/ copier requests at BSPH Multipurpose Network Printers, Zoom access, and various software and licenses that are available internally from JHU software.
- Process guest lecturer speaker payments for all HBS Courses (including setting up new speakers with Payment Works).
- Process invoices and check requests for payment to vendors.
- Perform monthly reconciliations for sponsored accounts, gifts/discretionary, and endowment accounts for assigned faculty.
- Assist the Administrator in monitoring the expenditure of non-sponsored funds.
- Identify budget issues, provides alternative solution, and assists in resolving them by coordinating with the Business Office and HBS affiliates.
- Initiate Purchase Order as needed.
- Clear commitments and close out on non-sponsored accounts.
- Use SAP and Excel to prepare financial reports and analysis as needed (e.g.: prepare detailed budget summaries monthly to review accounts).
- Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
SAP Transaction Processing
- Serve as backup to initiate SAP transactions within all modules such online payment requests, shopping carts, etc.
- Serve as backup to process online forms for independent contractor, and Payment Works.
- Process A/R documents to post checks/payments received from Sponsors/Donors.
- Process travel reimbursements for a group of faculty and staff.
- Prepare payroll (e-forms) and non-payroll cost transfers.
- Track documents from creation to payment and trouble shoot any problems that may occur.
- Serve as point of contact for questions regarding transaction policy and procedure.
- Ensure all expenses are allowable and allocable.
- Maintains supporting documentation for all transactions.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Experience working with various office and financial software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).
- The ability to operate a computer, copier, fax, and calculator.
- Essential to the position is the ability to verify that transactions are allowable, allocable, and compliant with University, Federal, and Private sponsoring agency guidelines.
- Understanding and demonstrated use of financial reporting and account reconciliation.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad cross-section of clients including: faculty, staff, students, and administration within the JHU as well as external contacts.
- Must be collaborative with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Must be able to set and manage multiple priorities and respond quickly to changing needs and goals.
- Excellent organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail.
- Ability to work with minimum direction and prioritize work to meet various concurrent deadlines.
- 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.
- Knowledge of SAP and COEUS highly desirable.
- Familiarity with university and departmental policies and procedures.
Classified Title: Budget Analyst
Starting Salary Range: $23.00-$31.58-$40.18 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: Dept of Health Behavior and Society
Personnel area: School of Public Health
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: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
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.
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