Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; evenings and weekends as needed
Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton is looking for a Director, Budget and Finance. The Director, Budget and Finance should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the direction of the Dean/Associate Vice President and working with the University Extended Education/International Programs and Global Engagement (UEE/IPGE) leadership team, the Director of Budget and Finance develops financial and budgetary objectives and goals, establishing and implementing accounting policies and procedures accordingly. Develops the annual budget, monthly financial reports, and a wide variety of other financial and statistical reports, projections, statements and summaries, including a cost recovery methodology; oversees UEE/IPGE payroll. Provides interpretation and analysis of financial performance, developing sound projections for financial success. Develops and implements strategies to improve organizational services and efficiency. Works closely with appropriate CSUF, CSU, and Auxiliary Services Corporation administration and budget units. Represents UEE/IPGE in CSU and external audits. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Masters degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university. Minimum of five to seven years of experience in progressively responsible management positions with supervisory responsibilities. Business experience and acumen to be successful in an entrepreneurial organization. Strong analytical and reasoning skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret financial analyses and revenue data. Demonstrated skill in building alliances, partnering, and working as a positive force for collaboration and achievement within an organization and with external stockholders. As the unit manager, demonstrated leadership and management skills are required. Ability to lead and champion change. Ability to work effectively in a team environment, both as a team member and team leader. Strongly self-directed. Demonstrated service orientation. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated expertise in the Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Excel and Access.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 41,000, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.