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The 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 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 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 Finance Officer will supervise work for the Senior Analyst, Budget & Planning, and General 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 a related field (Finance, Accounting, Business Administration); professional accounting qualification is desirable; (Master's Degree preferable)
8+ years of relevant professional experience
Knowledge of Higher Education
Building and utilizing financial reports; intermediate to advanced business analytics skills required
Some experience with complex financial and longitudinal planning, and financial forecasting
Excel - intermediate (advanced) level of proficiency
Ability to support establishment and management of budgets of at least $50M and up to $100M+
Prior experience working with 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
Preferred requirements and qualifications should be listed separately here.
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