DIRECTOR, FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION, School of Theology
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 3512
The Boston University School of Theology (STH) Director of Finance and Administration has five essential functions in consultation with the Dean: (1) financial oversight and planning for the School; (2) oversight of financial and personnel policies and practices; (3) financial support for all offices and grant support for faculty; (4) financial reporting and record-keeping of restricted and unrestricted funds in STH; and (5) liaising with Human Resources.
These core functions include work with and reporting to the Dean on: budget preparation and management for STH, consistent with the revenue and needs of STH and the financial practices of the University; management and review of financial and personnel policies and practices; collaboration with the offices and programs of the School in budget setting and management, and with faculty in grant management; managing all operating expenses, salary commitments, and grant expenditures; overseeing staff performance evaluations, merit increases, and hiring, working with HR. The Director also performs ad hoc functions as they emerge in relation to the person's core functions.
B.A./B.S. or equivalent in Business/Management
Four (4) to Six (6) years of budget management experience
Requires ability to build and manage a budget in a fund accounting environment. Requires general computer skills, plus specialized knowledge in: constructing and managing databases, managing spreadsheets, and reconciling financial data from other university computer systems. Personnel and work skills are also important, including: ability to coordinate diverse tasks; ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, and students; ability to work well with University structures and personnel; and attention to detail.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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