Director of University Budgets and Financial Planning
University of North Carolina Charlotte
April 2, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Director of University Budgets and Financial Planning
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research university. Located in the state's largest metropolitan area, UNC Charlotte is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC System with current enrollment exceeding 29,000 students. The Budget and Financial Planning Office provides planning, preparation, management, and analysis of operating budgets for the University's academic, administrative, and auxiliary departments; position budget management for all fund types; and financial planning for capital projects. The operating budgets are managed for approximately 300 financial organizations with annual budgets approximating $550 million.
ABOUT FINANCIAL SERVICES
Financial Services at UNC Charlotte was established within the Division of Business Affairs to provide central accounting and budgeting services for the University and its affiliated entities. The departments within Financial Services are Budget (including Central Funds, Capital Accounting and Position Control); Controller (including Accounts Payable, Bursar's Office, Cashiers, General Accounting, Payroll, and Financial Reporting and Fixed Assets), Materials Management (including Purchasing and Receiving & Stores) and Treasury Services.
The Director is primarily responsible for leading the budgeting processes for the University's General Fund, auxiliary, and student fee operating budgets, including position budget management for all fund types. The Director is also responsible for financial planning and analyses for capital projects, as well as providing legislative, policy, and management decision support for University leaders including the Chancellor and members of the Chancellor's Cabinet, Deans, Directors, and Department Heads. The standard workweek is 85, MondayFriday; however, the Director must be available to respond to inquiries from executive leadership via email or telephone outside of normal work hours.
The primary responsibilities of the Director of University Budgets and Financial Planning include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Planning, execution, and reporting for the University's State operating * Providing budget leadership, planning, and analysis for auxiliaries, including the student tuition and fee rate planning and request process. * Integrating, executing, and reconciling personnel actions and budgets [of all fund types] to position * Facilitating and managing complex, specialized capital financial planning and analytical services with Facilities Management, budget owners, and senior * Providing budgetary, legislative, and policy expertise for senior management and campus departments. * Coordinating supported fund types with the management of other institutional fund * Communicating effectively with administrators regarding the financial health of the organization in the context of operational and strategic priorities of the * Managing a team of professionals and administrative
The successful candidate will possess the following:
* Master's degree, or a Bachelor's degree with equivalent experience, in a relevant discipline with at least ten years of experience in increasingly responsible related positions, preferably in higher * Strong working knowledge of fund accounting and budgeting * Welldeveloped ability to analyze legislative budget releases or similar * Highly proficient in Excel (as evidenced by successfully completing a work sample as part of the interview process) and other financial planning * Demonstrated ability to maintain a climate of strong ethics, trust, and credibility; lead, manage, and develop staff; work collaboratively with units across the institution; provide sound decision support to executive leadership and senior management ensuring responsiveness and timely replies to inquiries; and think and act strategically, proactively, and * High level of analytical ability, emotional intelligence, and organizational, communication, and relational skills including a demonstrated commitment to inclusion and * The Director must ensure a high level of
Preferred Qualifications include the following:
* Experience in financial analytics, financial planning and modeling, and financial * Experience within a university system, and/or within the framework of North Carolina State Government relative to financial and budgetary * Knowledge of General Statutes applicable to NC public higher education, the State Budget Act and the State Budget Manual, State Human Resources policies, the UNC Policy * Manual, UNC management flexibility, the UNC Chart of Accounts, NC / UNC biennial and annual budgeting processes. * Knowledge of Banner financial and human resource systems, other relevant ERP systems, and ability to quickly learn campus * CPA or CMA certification
Salary will be commensurate with experience, limited to a range of $125,000 to $145,000.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should apply online at http://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for EHRA Staff position #000261. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Attach a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses) with your electronic submission. Applicants are subject to a criminal background check. The position is open until filled. Application screening begins April 23, 2018 with an anticipated start date of June 16, 2018.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.