Director of Finance (Financial Administration Specialist)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 302858
SICE ADMINISTRATION (BL-INAD-IUBLA)
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is world-renowned as an innovative leader in the teaching and research of the use of technology to solve real-world problems. We focus on what is possible and take a broad view of computing and information technology education and research. The Luddy School also prides itself on a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere in which colleagues are friends and not just co-workers, one that encourages collaboration while respecting individual ideas and expression. Creating a healthy, flexible work/life balance is critical, and our expansive benefits package provides the resources to achieve a positive, flourishing career at an ever-evolving and growing school.
Provides operational leadership for financial activities in Luddy. Serves as the key manager of fiscal operations & provides guidance to all school fiscal administrators & delegates.
Formulates and implements processes, policies and guidelines for the School in accordance with University and IUF related Policies.
Reviews and provides final approval for financial and HR transactions including but not limited to HRMS edocs, BUY.IU, KFS, Chrome River and other documents generated by fiscal delegates and administrative staff.
Manages 5 full time appointed staff members in the Analysis, Payroll, Financial Aid, and Purchasing functional areas.
Audits and reviews complex financial transactions and resolves any discrepancies.
Advises and guides academic deans and department chairs, managers and fiscal officer delegates regarding policies and procedures related to the IU Foundation and SICE IU accounts.
Provides training and mentorship to new and existing fiscal delegates in the School.
Works closely with Assistant Dean in the fiscal analysis, management of resources, funding sources and overall fiscal portfolio. Administers and supports the organization's financial and administrative operations.
Performs general financial and administrative duties to ensure compliance with university policies and procedures as well as applicable federal and state regulations.
Using knowledge and application of accepted procedures and standards, manages the daily and long-term financial and/or administrative operations of an organizational unit or an academic, research, and teaching department within a school or college.
Formulates policies and guidelines for division/department activities.
Controls all expenditures and statement of accounts to ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal integrity.
Manages general appropriation, endowment, federal and non-federal grants and contracts, and gift funds.
Develops, plans, and implements special projects, which may include space renovations, space allocations, staffing, equipment purchases, long-range plans, leasing of off-campus space and services.
Prepares operating and project budget drafts. Regularly explains financial concepts to non-financial employees.
Monitors division/departmental budgets and reports any significant deviations from approved budgets.
May conduct a variety of human resources activities including employment, labor relations, benefits, training, and classification for unit/department.
May provide functional advice or training to lower-level staff.
Bachelor's degree in finance, business, or related field
5 years relevant experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Intermediate understanding of technology; experience using electronic platforms to perform various tasks.
Demonstrated experience solving problems with independent thought
Proficiency in computer systems, including standard Office software; advanced Excel and database skills, including familiarity with complex formulas and Pivot Tables
Ability to use standard office equipment such as phone, fax, scanner, etc.
Experience managing workflows, processes, and/or data entry
Intermediate accounting skills; ability to spot obvious errors; ability to develop a budget
Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply concepts and policies to daily work functions
Knowledge of various fund accounts
Ability to clearly present material and make it accessible to a variety of audiences
Ability to interpret financial documents from an accounting, policy, and practice perspective
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$75,000 - $85,000
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
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