Reporting to and collaborating with an assigned divisional Finance Director, this position serves as a mid-level manager with oversight of finance and budget professionals and manages complex budget projects, reporting and financial planning for diverse operations of the university.
The ideal candidate is comfortable working directly with university executive leadership and provides service across a large and diverse client base. Previous supervisory experience is required as this position will oversee and provide mentorship to staff.
Ideal candidates will possess a strong business sense and extensive experience in budgeting and forecasting as well as superior written and verbal communication skills. Experience with external and internal audit preparation and collaboration is strongly desired.
â¢ Professional experience in a field related to financial management, with 3+ years minimum supervisory experience â¢ Demonstrated expertise in financial planning and budget management, including forecasting and monitoring â¢ Professional experience in a field related to financial management, with 3+ years minimum supervisory experience â¢ Understanding of and proficiency in navigating computerized financial systems â¢ Ability to set concrete goals, develop aligned strategy, and make data-informed decisions â¢ Excellent mathematical, organizational, and analytical skills â¢ Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to interface with diverse audiences including senior administrators, employees/staff, faculty, students, and the general public â¢ Ability to build consensus, set direction, and lead through change â¢ Desire to work in a collaborative environment with System and institutional leaders, as well as colleagues in other departments â¢ Ability to perceive and balance multiple interests and perspectives â¢ Openness to 360-degree feedback and desire to learn and grow continuously
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.