University of North Texas - Assistant Dean for Business and Finance
The College of Music Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Dean for Business and Finance to join our team. The Assistant Dean for Business and Finance (Academic Financial Officer) is a strategic-thinking leader who is primarily responsible for all aspects of financial operations to include financial analysis, evaluation, planning, reporting and recommending the most efficient use of the college's resources to the college deans. As a member of the Dean's leadership team, the budget officer will work closely with the Dean, associate deans and assistant dean to develop and coordinate the College's annual academic and operating budget planning process, forecast and predict resource requirements for new and existing programs, and develop funding strategies to ensure financial sustainability. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:* Supports Dean and college leadership in strategic financial analyses to include financial forecasts/projections of current operations, predicts resource requirements for new programs, recommends financial alternatives if corrective action is deemed necessary, and prepares pro forma financial analyses in support of evaluating strategic alternatives. * Coordinates the administration of staff and academic hiring, compensation and payroll.* Advises the Dean and others on equity/market salary concerns and organizational impact of job grading and classification.* Assists the Dean and others in the development of hiring plans/projections and in the development of offer letters. * Serves as the chief financial officer for the college and is the principal financial advisor to the Dean's leadership team. * Coordinates all functions associated with developing and monitoring the college's annual budget.* Works collaboratively with university financial officials in budget preparation and financial projection; and responds to requests for financial information in a timely manner.* Makes recommendations for budget adjustments, reductions and/or reallocations. * Provides direction to division chairs and administrative coordinators in budget preparation, procurement, and compliance. * Tracks and Reports on graduate student positions assigned to the college.* coordinates the financial aspects of full-time faculty searches, part-time allocations, and planning for future searches.* Prepares financial statements for divisions and deans as requested or directed by college leadership.* Reviews and approves personnel actions (ePARs) for the College. * Utilizes information technology tools and software systems to provide meaningful financial management information to college leadership and divisions.* Performs financial analyses to assure effective, efficient allocation of resources.* Collects data from divisions in support of adhoc financial projects. * Tracks and monitors non-appropriated accounts to include foundation, grants, contracts, and workshop accounts. * Ensures compliance with foundation MOUs and accountability with donor intent or time requirements. * Ensures compliance with federal cost principles for grants or contracts to include 2CFR200 (Uniform Guidance). Bachelor's Degree with coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field and six years of progressively responsible financial administration or budget management experience. Additional education may be substituted for required experience. Experience may not be substituted for education.