The Director of Budgets and Financial Analytics is responsible for establishing the direction and administration of the complex and detailed budget process. This position collaborates with campus leadership and division budget managers to ensure they have the information necessary to recommend budget actions. Responsibilities include leading a team that develops reports, analyzes and interprets financial data, models scenarios, calculates projections, evaluates data for trends, and provides information to senior leadership to make strategic decisions for the university.
The Director establishes proper budget procedures and methods, oversees the maintenance of these procedures and methods and ensures compliance with university, state and federal policies and requirements. The Director prepares University analysis and presentations as requested by the AVC Finance and VC Business Affairs, evaluates and recommends options to leadership, and then reports on the results of those decisions.
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or similar area of study
Seven years of accounting, finance, budget or closely related area
Five years leadership experience in management role
Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience with ERP systems, preferably Banner by Ellucian
Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally to leadership and colleagues on campus
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or other similar area of study
Budget experience working in public higher education environment in North Carolina
Internal Number: 32
About University of North Carolina Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.