Budget Manager

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Clemson University

Location Sikes 300/2
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Coordinates the University's internal budget development process. Manages the development of the University's annual budget document for Board of Trustees approval. Performs managerial level professional duties developing, directing, and evaluating financial and managerial budgeting and accounting. Performs other duties as assigned.


Budget Development and Monitoring: 35% - Essential

Coordinates the University's internal budget development process. Manages the development of schedules, templates, and instructions to collect, summarize, and produce documents needed by the Budget Office, executive leadership, and the Board of Trustees. Ensures quality customer service during budget development process. Manages the thorough review of budget submissions for accuracy and facilitates changes as necessary. Assists in soliciting, approving, and implementing tuition and fee changes. Works collaboratively with colleges and divisions to monitor sources and uses in order to identify trends that could lead to deficit spending. Serve as a liaison with the Provost Office. Manages reconciliations and allocation calculations as necessary.

Analysis and Discussion: 35% - Essential

Manages the development of the University's annual budget document for Board of Trustees approval. Assists the Budget Director with the preparation of the discussion and analysis for the document with assistance from the Budget Office staff. Prepares analysis for the quarterly report for the Board of Trustees. Manages the quarterly budget performance process. Prepares and reviews quarterly budget versus activity with business officers. Develops and maintains monthly forecasting tool that will allow Budget Director to understand the financial health of each budget center. Manages the development of analysis, reports, and other presentation materials and assists with conducting the meetings with college deans and division heads.

Budget Software Solution and Reporting: 25% - Essential

Coordinates the development, enhancement, and maintenance of the budgeting software, Hyperion, from a functional perspective. Prepares proposals for budgeting system upgrades and manages the project implementation. Ensures quality customer service with the use of the budgeting system and other reporting tools, such as Dashboards, Business Objects, and PeopleSoft queries. Manages the development of reports and analyses for the Budget Office, business officers, and other users. Prepares and assists in the preparation of complex financial analysis and projections in support of the Core Finance Analysis Team. Utilizes Hyperion and other analytical tools to analyze and interpret financial information. Communicates findings in a clear and concise reporting format.

Budget Compliance: 5% - Essential

Collaborates in developing and implementing policies and procedures for the University Budget Office. Continuously evaluates processes for improvement. Determines compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Develops, prepares and compiles financial data and analysis for State, regulatory, and accountability reporting.


A bachelor's degree with multiple accounting courses and professional experience directing professional accounting, auditing, banking, or finance employees.


Comprehensive Job Knowledge - Comprehensive knowledge of theories and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations

Manages Work of Others - Manages work of others including hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff. Plans organizational structure and job content.

Monitors Budget - Does not provide input but is responsible for monitoring the departmental budget and may oversee fund allocation.


Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself


Work Exp 7+ years

Budgeting Expereience 4+ years


Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 08 ($ 59,161.00 - $ 109,457.00)


May 1, 2018


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.





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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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