Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean, provides high level management and administrative leadership in the area of financial management. Oversees permanent and temporary allocations of all fund sources including: general funds, professional program fees, gifts and endowments, sales and services, graduate student block, and contracts and grants. Directs all financial functions of the school: develops systems, reports and analyses to support management decision-making needs; provides guidance for department and administrative unit managers; sets standards for internal controls. Monitors expenditures and apprises School leadership of areas of concern. Plans, directs, and evaluates the work of staff involved in the day-to-day operation of the School's operating and contract and grants budgets; including the supervision and oversight of the 8 member business and contract and grant offices.
Extensive financial and budget management experience in a complex, higher education fund accounting environment. Expert knowledge of accounting methodology and related campus procedures and computer systems. Successful supervisory experience to direct the work of diverse staff assigned to a variety of tasks and projects. Working knowledge of contracts and grants policies, procedures and administration. Skill to establish reporting systems and develop recommendations for management based on sound fiscal analysis and research. Strong analysis, financial planning and forecasting skills.
Experience in creating, implementing, administering and maintaining automated financial systems.
Superior interpersonal and diplomatic communications skills to interact effectively with a variety of people at all organizational levels. Strong management and organizational skills in order to act on behalf of the Assistant Dean in his/her absence. 10+ years of experience and BS degree in Accounting, Business or other related/transferable field of study, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working knowledge of the UCI policies and procedures relating to accounting, contracts and grants, purchasing, payroll/personnel and ability to interpret and apply appropriately. Working knowledge of self-supporting program budget structure and administration. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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