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Boston College Budget Analyst / Sr. Budget Analyst in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.

Job Description

The Budget Analyst is a professional member of the Operations and Budget Analytics area of the University’s Central Budget Office. This position has responsibilities that support report design and maintenance as well as analytics, research, and training. The Analyst provides financial and technical support for the Operations, Systems and Planning functional areas of the Budget department, as well as the entire Finance division, and other University colleagues through applications such as PeopleSoft Financials & HR, Cognos TM1 and Cognos 10 BI. The position requires strong Excel, report writing and analysis skills as well as the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships and ongoing communication with various user constituencies that interact with the Budget Office. The Budget Analyst must also support the office in general duties as necessary and act in a backup role to the Budget Information Systems Analyst for limited coverage.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.

  • Experience with report/query writing desired, with PeopleSoft Financials, Cognos TM1 and Cognos 10 BI applications helpful.

  • Must possess the ability to assimilate and apply new technologies.

  • Knowledge of general budgeting and accounting principles required to be able to assist with the Annual Budget Development, Long-range Financial Plan and various analytics.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with a strong customer service orientation necessary to provide training on Budget reporting tools and to troubleshoot system issues.

Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:

Budget Analyst I: 1 to 3 years of directly related professional level experience; $61,650 - $77,050

Budget Analyst II: 3 to 5 years of directly related professional level experience; $68,100 - $85,150

Senior Budget Analyst: 5+ years of directly related professional level experience; $75,150 - $93,950

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .