Budget Assistant

Posting Number 2022-10291
Posted Date 8 months ago(6/6/2022 12:30 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Finance and Administration - Faculty Payroll (Staff)
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Local 3882 - 10
Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
Finance/Real Estate/Procurement/Grant Management

Position Summary

The Budget Office in the School of Professional Studies is seeking an individual to serve as a Budget Assistant. Responsibilites include coordinating the preparation of budget reports, contracts and grants. Maintain complex financial and budgetary spreadsheets; record expenditures and/or payments ensuring they are posted to proper accounts, apply calculations to data and tabulate. Establish financial records and files and ensure that they are maintained and updated on an ongoing basis. Initiate and respond to various types of inquiries regarding financial policies, procedures, deadlines, etc. May assign and review work of and train a small group of student and/or casual employees.


Required Education:
2 years of specialized training or equivalent or some College.

Preferred Education:
Associates degree.

Required Experience:
3 years of related experience. Experience providing a high level of customer service.

Preferred Experience:
Experience working in a financial or accounting firm processing a large volume of transactions.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate-level spreadsheet, database and word processing applications. Knowledge of financial software package.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate-level Microsoft Excel and Word.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the hourly rate for this position is $34.629. This rate is based on the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


For 88 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.


NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.


NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.


NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.

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