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Senior Budget Analyst

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

Provide guidance and support in planning, budgeting, monitoring and the study of business issues for NYPA O&M and Capital budgets, for a facility or department in a Business Unit.

Oversee or assist in the implementation of budget policies and procedures. 

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Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare, review and analyze increasingly complex business unit and departmental budgets.
  • Provide data to assist in the preparation of establishing the basis of estimates and assumptions of O&M targets, capital forecasts and plans. 
  • Provide planning assistance to budget preparers in development of budget submittals.
  • Monitor actual performance against budgeted activity, investigate variances and prepare monthly financial analysis. 
  • Promote cost-conscientiousness and strategic allocation of resources.
  • Establish and maintain a close relationship with department budget liaison.
  • Assist team to plan, prepare, administer, review and analyze any request for capital expenditure authorization.
  • Participate in budget related committees and task forces that will issue policy, structure and/or resource recommendations with limited scope.
  • Advise in business plan development.
  • Provide expertise and be a resource to junior staff. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost analysis, and financial analysis.
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to identify, quantify data and utilize information to make recommendations that support business strategy and cost reduction efforts. 
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills. 
  • Strong consulting and negotiating skills to influence budget reductions. 
  • Ability to understand internal stakeholders, their business plans, their link to the NYPA mission and strategic results, and how the budget team supports them.  
  • Provide budgetary expertise to inter-departmental teams and task forces dealing with budget related matters.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, PowerPoint, and creating Excel pivot tables, v-lookups, macros, advanced charting functions, etc.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.   
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting, audit, budgets, or financial planning.
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning software (e.g. SAP) environment is required.

Physical Requirements

 

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