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Financial Analyst - Temporary

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SUNY Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant
Salary Level/Grade: SL3
Work type: Temporary full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Budgeting


Founded in 1835, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is an exceptional regional comprehensive public university that offers high-quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, business, education, health, humanities, social sciences, and STEM. The University’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and emphasizes experiential learning.   

Located only a few miles from Lake Ontario in a quaint “Village on the Erie Canal,” SUNY Brockport is conveniently situated between the cities of Rochester and Buffalo — the fourth and second largest cities in New York State. Inspiring excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation is our mission. Join the inclusive community of dedicated faculty, staff, and students who together are Building a Better Brockport!  

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.   

Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is seeking a temporary Financial Analyst to join the Budget Office Team on a six-month appointment with the option for renewal. Reporting to the University’s Senior Financial Analyst, this temporary position will serve to support the daily operations of the Budget Office. In addition to routine office tasks, this position may assist in the completion of various University/SUNY reports. Serving in this role, the Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to learn finance as it pertains to higher education and SUNY in a hands-on environment. Within the first six months, it is anticipated for the Financial Analyst to learn BI (Business Intelligence - Financial System Software) and be able to successfully complete 1:1 trainings with campus constituents as needed. The Financial Analyst will also be responsible for completing weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly tasks including journal transfers; updating systems for appropriate distributions, generating, analyzing, and formatting reports with various deliverables, and providing customer service in various formats (i.e. phone, email, etc.). The Financial Analyst will work with a growing team and at times, the Financial Analyst may be asked to perform duties to support the Director and Senior Financial Analyst of Budgeting and the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Management.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree by time of appointment, from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Ability and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and take an active role in the position.
  • Ability and willingness to provide customer service and communicate with the internal team, campus constituents, and external stakeholders when needed.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability multitasking with a strong attention to detail either in a professional or educational setting.
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with university and external constituencies, with an appreciation for cultural and group differences.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field by time of appointment, from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university.
  • Experience working in a higher education setting.
  • Experience working in a SUNY higher education institution.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this Position is $55,000.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport!  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit jobs.hr.brockport.edu to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. 

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at tgouger@brockport.edu. Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.


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