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Senior Finance Officer, University Services - Cluster 1 - Georgetown University
The Senior Finance Officer, University Services, implements the organization's budget policies, compiles annual budgets and intermediate financial forecasts. This role oversees the compilation, monitoring, and review of annual and intermediate budgets for the assigned University Services departments. The Senior Finance Officer will review departmental expenditures to ensure compliance with budget allocations and identify variances against budget plans. This role should establish and guide measures for budgetary control, ensure longer-term functional objectives translate into established processes to maximize efficacy and efficiency.
The Senior Finance Officer, University Services, oversees all planning and execution activities for the assigned units, and is primarily focused on planning and escalation of issues within their assigned cluster. The Senior Finance Officer will supervise work for the Senior Analyst, Budget & Planning, and Planning and Budget Analysts within their cluster. This role will focus on planning and analysis, internal controls, and approvals of critical operational activities to ensure congruence with budget and projections.
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance; Master's Degree or higher in Business or Finance.
Professional Accounting qualifications desirable
10+ years' of progressive experience in financial and budgetary management.
Building and utilizing financial models; business analytics expertise.
Proficiency with complex financial and longitudinal planning, financial forecasting, and revenue and expenditure management.
Excel - expert level of proficiency.
Prior experience establishing and managing budgets of at least $50M and up to $100M+
Prior experience managing complex teams.
Strong communications and customer service skills.
Ability to engage regularly with internal and external stakeholders, including unit leads and administrators across the institution.
Ability to engage in an efficient and professional manner.
Strong organizational and time management skills; proficiency managing and prioritizing multiple tasks.
Ability to work with variety of financial systems, with prior experience preferred in Workday, Adaptive
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