DIRECTOR FINANCIAL PLANNING/DECISION SUPPORT
Duties: Responsible for developing, compiling and analyzing the annual School budget submission, quarterly forecasts and 5-year budget model. This position is expected to support Vice Dean for Finance with financial reporting needs, Board reports, ad-hoc queries and other school-level and departmental strategic projects/ initiatives.
Represent the school at University Budget officer forum meetings.
Provide School-level financial analysis for multiple cost centers and business units including operational performance reporting, forecasting, strategic analysis and budgeting.
Develop financial reports, and report templates, for divisional analysis and operational use. Prepare internal and external reports using standard University tools (Business Objects, Hyperion Planning, MS Office, etc.) along with other tools such as Smartview, advanced features of Excel and other reporting packages as identified.
Monitor operational processes, evaluate cost effectiveness of existing and proposed programs or investments, and suggest alternatives to ensure optimal use of resources.
Ensure use of analysis and reporting best practices across the Division and assist with training and development in the departments.
Assist with the development and implementation of business process improvements and training initiatives when appropriate.
Qualifications: MBA or Master's Degree in a business discipline; 7 to 10 years of experience working in a large, complex and diversified funding environment preferably in the healthcare or higher education sector. Experience in developing complex financial models for budgeting, forecasting and strategic financial planning. Strategic thinker, with highly developed analytical skills. Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate complex business cases and strategic issues to a diverse community, including senior management, faculty and staff.
Reference Number: 58-28054
Salary Grade: 029
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Vet Dean's Office
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration