Assistant Budget Director, Operations
Position Number: 00043492
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The University Budget Office is responsible for strategic planning and institutional budget management for multiple funding sources including State Appropriations, Tuition and Fees, Facilities and Administrative Receipts, Capital Improvement Funds, and certain identified Institutional Trust Funds. Our office provides financial and statistical management information and analyses to university administrators; prepares internal and external financial and budgetary reports and cost analyses; assists all university colleges, departments, or offices in the establishment, maintenance, and control of budgets; and partners with Facilities to manage budgeting, accounting, and reporting for new buildings and renovations accounted for in the capital funds.
Essential Job Duties: The Assistant Director has oversight of daily activities carried out by the Budget Analysts group including meeting training needs, preparation of the tuition and student fee request package and allocation, month end budget alignments, quarterly cash allotments, budget allocations from tuition increases/enrollment change/continuation budget/expansion budget, dual employment processing and budgeting, and capital improvement budgeting and reporting. In addition the Assistant Director is responsible for understanding and interpreting the North Carolina Statutes, proposed legislative actions and legislation, and UNC-General Administration and State of NC rules and regulations. Position must be knowledgeable of and appropriately apply all guidelines pertaining to the management of capital improvement resources. This position also coordinates preparation and submission of the biennial Continuation and Expansion Budget request, serves as the liaison with the Office of State Budget and Management for all matters related to budget revisions and structure requirements, provides leadership for the auxiliary budget preparation and review process, responds to information requests from UNC-GA, OSBM, and Legislative Fiscal Research Division, tracks and manages cash to maximize resources and meet strategic goals, supervises and develops staff of 1 to 2, assigning responsibilities to provide for cross training, backup, and most effective and efficient use of personnel resources.
Minimum Education/Experience: Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics or related field with at least 5 years experience in Budgeting and Financial Management with supervisory experience. For candidates demonstrating comparable professional background, a relevant undergraduate degree with a minimum of 5 years or greater relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.
Department Required Skills: Must possess strong analytical skills, a high degree of problem solving ability, a strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills. Must have the ability to read and understand Federal, State, and University laws/policies and appropriately apply them to a variety of situations and use in making complex decisions. Exemplary communication skills, both written and verbal, are critical in every facet of this position.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics or related field with at least 5 years experience in university budgeting and financial management with a thorough understanding of different fund types. Prefer experience leading and developing a staff of 3 or more professional employees.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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