Budget Analyst 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Office of the Vice President for Research
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Full/Part Time:


The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences works to catalyze new and impactful research excellence at Penn State. We seek a highly skilled and motivated Budget Analyst with strong analytic and problem-solving skills to support our mission. The Budget Analyst will assist the Director of Administration to prepare and analyze complex financial reports to be used for strategic business decisions, ensure organizational and strategic agility, identify and correct anomalies, and improve financial procedures in functional areas. The analyst will also assist the Huck Shared facilities directors with the preparation of cost accounting methods to develop charge-out rates for internal and external customers per AD15; prepare monthly profit and loss statements, annual budget and forecasts of income projections; oversee accounts receivable for external customers; process ARSO, budget and IAF forms in SIMS. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with tracking and managing unit financial commitments is desirable, as is completion of ACES training. Advanced Excel, database or other analytical software skills are highly desirable. Experience with IBIS, iTwo, FIT, SIMS, ERS, eBuy, and Workday highly desirable. The successful candidate must be able to compile data from multiple systems and perform complex financial analyses through advanced Excel and/or database methodologies, as well as query, integrate, and validate data. The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with a commitment to customer service is essential, as is the ability to work both independently or as a member of a team with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent organization skills, a strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy, the ability to multi-task while working with diverse data sets in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to adapt and embrace changes in systems and procedures are all essential. Knowledge of the University’s financial systems and related policies and procedures are required. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088