This position is a key member of the administration and finance team within the Chancellor's Office. Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, the incumbent is responsible for managing the day to day fiscal operations of the Chancellor's Office portfolio and providing accurate and timely financial data to the Chancellor's Office decision makers. This includes primary responsibility for operational and designated budgets, including grant budgets, scholarship funds and restricted accounts. Incumbent is responsible to ensure proper fiscal management related to University policy and the strategic objectives of the University. Provide oversight to a team responsible for reviewing monthly expenses, forecasting year-end balances, troubleshooting and resolving various fiscal problems, contract review, and third-party invoicing.
In conjunction with the Senior Director of Finance, the incumbent advises in developing annual revenue and expense budgets, multi-year financial scenario's and quantitative analyses to optimize the strategic use of University funds. He/she will work with department administrators/managers to address budget issues in a timely manner and will work across various University departments as well as external constituencies such as vendors and other service providers. The incumbent is responsible to identify operational issues, recommend and implement appropriate fiscal controls and recommend opportunities for improvement. The incumbent will manage a small team of budget analysts whom provide tactical fiscal operations for the Chancellor's Office.
Master's degree required. Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in finance operations. Experience with spreadsheets, strong organizational, project management and administrative skills. Demonstrated ability to create and manage business operations metrics. Strong analytical capabilities. Close attention to detail and accuracy of finished work is critical. Customer-service approach to work. Demonstrated ability to manage a team and the ability to work with various university constituencies. Proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft Office software. Experience with the Banner Finance System preferred. The office is extremely busy and requires an individual with proven experiences in handling confidential materials, multi-tasking, and handling sensitive situations in a calm, thoughtful and professional manner. Must be able to manage deadlines and has a proven ability to work independently and collaboratively across units.
Requisition Number: STFR005397
Internal Number: 60844
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