The Budget and Treasury Specialist supports the Vice President for Finance in the implementation and on-going monitoring of the University budget, accounting, and state treasury functions.
Duties: actively assist in all facets of the budget development process; prepare executive summaries of data to facilitate fiscal decisions; participate in the university budget committee; monitor and project departmental balances and report areas of concern; monitor and record university and departmental receipts of revenue; ensure timely responses to budget inquiries and research requests; collect data and assist in the preparation of impact statements for budget proposals; resolve issues, improve practices, and refine budget policies as necessary; regularly monitor state treasury funding and submit reimbursements; assist with annual appropriation requests; support other accounting functions as necessary; provide training on budget adjustments as requested and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in business related field required; two (2) years of professional work experience preferred; possess high levels of initiative and professionalism; computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting software options; possess advanced communication skills and the ability to multi-task. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a current resume, and the contact information of three (3) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.