Director, Budget Planning and Finance

Location
New York City, New York
Posted
May 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Director, Budget Planning and Finance

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is seeking a Director of Budget Planning and Finance. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the incumbent directs the financial activities of the School and manages its $40 million budget, including significant nontuition revenues (endowments and grants); oversees the annual budget submission; produces monthly, quarterly and project-based reports for various Columbia units as well as external sponsors and conducts quarterly and year-end close procedures; is responsible for all accounting functions (payables, receivables, purchasing and internal transfers); manages restricted and capital funds; and manages the overall budget tracking and reconciliation process through collaboration among Journalism departments. A bachelor’s degree is required. The candidate should also have a minimum of 5 years of related experience, preferably in a nonprofit and/or higher education environment.

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