Assistant Director of Finance

Job description

Working Title: Assistant Director of Finance

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-12-2018

Posting Summary:
The Division of Student Affairs works for and alongside students to create the distinctive student experience for which UVA is known. The division's mission is to promote the intellectual, cultural, personal, and social development of students while enhancing their physical and psychological well-being. The Division is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Finance and is seeking a motivated and creative self-starter.
Student Affairs is transforming the way we create budgets, analyze data, and pair finance with strategy. The Assistant Director will play a key role in this on-going transformation and will specialize in budgets, financial reporting, data projects, and human resource management. The work that the Finance team is responsible for is changing rapidly and new projects are commonplace (e.g. creating a budget for a new program, analyzing peer school fee structures, etc.). We have an exploratory mindset that sees data as a way to find answers.
The Assistant Director is also responsible for weekly transactional work, including payment processing, expense approval, and reconciliations. There is frequent interaction with students and it is important to have the ability to advise, coach, and teach students in financial matters. Position reports to the Director of Finance and will work with the Director to conduct financial analysis and develop long range financial plans.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Inquisitive approach to data
-Work until completion attitude
-Expert problem solver, analytical thinker, and decision maker
-Strong work ethic with an appreciation for deadlines
-Able to adapt quickly and take intelligent action
-Proficient in Excel and confident with databases/reporting tools
-Resourceful and collaborative: able to connect dots across the University
-Excellent judgement and discretion: able to build trust
-Strong commitment to the division's core values of academic rigor, honor, student self-governance, public service, diversity and multiculturalism, and health and wellness

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Posted: 4/14/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
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