The College of Arts & Sciences is recruiting a Director of Finance and Budget to direct finance, budget and accounting operations for the largest endowed college. This position provides high level staff support to the Deans in the areas of budget development, financial management and analysis, strategy, control and compliance issues, and systems development. The incumbent will develop the College's annual operating budget and ensure appropriate stewardship and use of funds to maximize college resources and ensure compliance with university policy and external regulations. The Director will provide direction, support and training in financial management and budget development to administrators in the College's 40+ departments and programs and will collaborate with Director of Facilities, Director of HR and Director of IT on the many issues that cross functional lines. Provide leadership and guidance to the Director of Arts & Sciences Business Service Center (BSC).
The College has over 500 tenure track faculty, 200 other academics and 300 non-academic staff in 40+ academic departments and academic programs, and a student population of 4,100 undergraduate majors and 1,500 graduate students spread across 20 academic buildings. The overall College budget amounts to more than $400 million, including more than $37 million in sponsored research funding.
Bachelor's degree in a field related to financial management, plus 5-7 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong background in budget and financial planning, management and analysis. At least 5 years' experience in university or public sector financial management, budget preparation, and fiscal operations management required. Grant and contract management experience highly preferred. Ability to successfully manage finances, including ability to maximize revenues, focus resources on organizational goals, provide effective stewardship, and develop effectual financial analyses. Ability to design and implement projects independently and in a timely manner is essential. Ability to work effectively under pressure. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with colleagues and constituencies across campus. Requires strong organizational management and supervisory skills and strong systems skills.
Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, September 25th. To be considered, please submit BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save as one document before attaching.
No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.
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Mgr Finance III
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