Financial Operations Manager
Salary: $67,300 - $116,200
Title: Financial Operations Manager
Category: Management and Professional
Department: UNEX - Business Services
Date Posted: 03/29/2018
Position Information: FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER UNIVERSITY EXTENSION - BUSINESS SERVICES DEPARTMENT Full-time position with full benefits Reporting to the Assistant Dean and Chief Financial Administrative Officer of UCR Extension, the Financial Services Supervisor is responsible for leadership of the Business Services Department and overseeing all organizational financial operations including but not limited to purchasing, travel, accounting, contract and grant administration. The Financial Operations Manager coordinates the provision of financial services to the many departments housed within Extension. Oversees the development and management of an annual operating budget of approximately $30 million, consisting of multiple funding groups including student fees, auxiliary, sales and service, contracts and grants, and gifts and endowments. Engages in tactical planning as required to support current year operations in a highly dynamic environment. Performs financial modeling appropriate for a self-supporting organization. Responsible for risk management controls, contract reviews, billing and customer management of partner accounts. Responsible for year-end fiscal closing. This position is budgeted for up to $105K.
Minimum Requirements: Strong interpersonal skills, service orientation, ability to multi-task effectively in a varied, high volume environment, judgment and decision-making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Proficiency in use of spreadsheet and database software.
Demonstrated advanced skill and experience using financial and statistical techniques, analysis, reporting tools, and software applications such as Microsoft Excel. Word, and Access to extract large and complex data sets from enterprise reporting systems and databases. Ability to develop quantitative fiscal and multi-year models depicting various financial events, interpret results, and translate observations into written analytical summaries/reports.
Ability to manage changing priorities, and manage staff time and efforts accordingly.
Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures
Advanced skill in using software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using these or other software applications; experience with exporting/importing data from or to different enterprise reporting systems and databases. Knowledge of organization specific and other computer application programs.
Thorough knowledge of relevant regulations and standards to satisfactorily meet requirements for financial and operational transactions/activities (e.g., Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), professional purchasing standards, laws and codes); working knowledge of common and complex reporting systems, such as those used for budget, purchasing, inventory, and general ledger activities.
Advanced knowledge of financial transactions and financial systems, as well as related policy, accounting and regulatory compliance requirements.
Knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.
Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of current University of California (UC) policies and procedures, UCR financial applications and all applicable laws and regulations.
Solid knowledge of the organizations' processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management and/or personnel management within labor contracts(s) and personnel policy.
Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview