Outreach’s WPSU Penn State seeks a Budget Analyst (Business Analyst) with strong financial/data analysis skills to facilitate workflow processing and capacity management. The successful candidate will assist in the development and tracking of project budgets; organize and report production-related income, expense, and data compilation for review and strategic decision-making; develop and prepare monthly budget reports and other key performance indicator data reports; and track media production workload through project completion. Additionally, the person in this role will facilitate a number of key recurring meetings including production pipeline and greenlight meetings. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Data warehouse, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access skills are a strong plus. Must be comfortable discussing and contributing ideas at multiple stages of the production process from budget estimates through post-project reviews while maintaining confidentiality. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.
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