The University of Missouri – Kansas City Division of Finance and Administration has an exciting key leadership opportunity for the right candidate. We are looking for a motivated and team focused individual to join our team as an Administrative/Financial Manager. The ability to collaborate and engage with the academic units and departments we serve will play a big role in the success of this individual and the ability of the department to meet the needs of the University. This individual will be responsible for the full array of accounting, financial and budgeting activities for selected academic units and departments on campus.
Administrative and Financial Duties
Monitor all fiscal activity (revenues, expenses and grants) for assigned units.
Ensure compliance with all regulatory, fiduciary, fiscal and reporting requirements.
Provide financial leadership and expertise to the units being supported.
Work with internal auditors as needed.
Assist with financial management of grants as needed.
Duties may include some supervisory responsibilities.
Planning and Budgeting
Work with leadership to develop and monitor budgets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Participate in the development of strategy, and new business plans (where appropriate) and monitor performance against plan.
Participate in the development of long range plans and other financial planning.
Perform fiscal analysis to assist with cost centers, processes, flow, and decision making by the Dean.
Partner with the unit leadership to support fact based decision making.
Collaborate and work with units across campus.
Other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 5 -6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance, Master's level is preferred
CPA is preferred
Extensive experience working with budgets and budget development
Experience with forecasting, fiscal analysis and long range planning
Demonstrated leadership experience
Supervisory experience is preferred
Demonstrated ability to multi-task, collaborate and support more than one area
Knowledge of fund accounting (non-profit, GASB) very helpful
Full Time/Part Time
Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately
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As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
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