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The Weston Public Schools is seeking to hire a Budget Analyst to support the Business Office. This is a 12-month position, reporting to the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations.
This position will regularly monitor annual school budget throughout the fiscal year, respond to finance and budget related inquiries and requests from school and town personnel, attend municipal meetings as required, prepare financial and business reports through MUNIS, Google Docs, PowerPoint, and/or Excel.
Prepare benchmarking data utilizing the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary’s Edwin Analytics database, and/or other sources as needed, to answer questions posed by the School Committee, Finance Committee, and others. Provide relevant benchmarking data to school personnel, analyze financial and budget related matters and conducts research, compile data from statistical studies and budget analysis, maintains database of budget history, and develops multi-year forecasts of revenues and expenditures in order to assist in budget preparation and analysis.
Provide analytical support for the development and review of programs and policies affecting the budget. Prepare regular budget reports and presentations for school committee to depict rates of spending versus budget and identify potential budget problems.
Coordinate recordkeeping for Federal and State projects (grants, revolving funds, and capital) including overseeing completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Complete the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education End-of-Year Report and assist with other annual reports.
Maintain personnel budget and projections by working with Human Resources Department
Assist in procurement of goods, materials and services required for operation of the school system.
Oversee implementation, training, maintenance, and use of MUNIS (financial application) system in the school department.
Review and processes all requisitions under $500. Work with schools and Head Bookkeeper to ensure proper tracking of each requisition submitted. Review and enter all Budget Transfer and Journal Entry documents.
Oversee and maintains RecTrac online payment system.
Oversee busing and transportation issues as they arise.
Perform special projects and other related duties as assigned.
The desired candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business or a finance related discipline, and one to three years of finance/budget related experience. Master’s degree and MCPPO preferred.
Prior experience in budget development and financial analysis, with knowledge of finance/business management and general accounting principles. Be organized, efficient, and capable of meeting deadlines.
The annual salary range is $65,000 – $75,000. Weston offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance.
If interested, please apply through out website at: https://www.westonschools.org/district/administration/human-resources/current-openings/