Budget Manager

Budget Manager


The Finance Division at Messiah College currently has an opening for the full time position of  Budget Manager. This position is primarily responsible for innovative and creative management of the budget and financial planning function. This individual will work with the VP for Finance and Planning to develop and maintain various budgets (including an annual operating budget of $95 million).


Education and experience required: BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required; MBA/MS/CPA preferred.


2+ years of comparable budget and financial planning experience in higher education; proficiency in Banner (Ellucian) Enterprise Reporting System, Cognos Business Reporting (Report Studio), Microsoft Office – Excel.


Other requirements include: Expert understanding of budget and financial planning principles; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex budget concepts to general audiences; strong understanding of computer-based accounting systems and expert skills with Microsoft Office; ability to manage multiple competing priorities and complete key tasks by assigned deadlines; ability to imagine and project alternative future outcomes based upon current data and modeling assumptions; ability to perform detailed-oriented work and pursue issues and questions in a diligent fashion;
strong attention to detail, accuracy and clarity in budget and financial reporting.


For additional details and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/10867


Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Messiah College’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.


Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,800 undergraduate students including over 12.3% of under-represented and 4.0% international students from 29 countries and nearly 600 graduate students including 11.5% of students from under-represented populations. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.


Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with the nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.