Director of Budgets and Financial Analytics

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Position TitleDirector of Budgets and Financial AnalyticsExternal Link to Posting - 35120Vacancy NumberE402Position Number32Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The Director of Budgets and Financial Analytics is responsible for establishing the direction and administration of the complex and detailed budget process. This position collaborates with campus leadership and division budget managers to ensure they have the information necessary to recommend budget actions. Responsibilities include leading a team that develops reports, analyzes and interprets financial data, models scenarios, calculates projections, evaluates data for trends, and provides information to senior leadership to make strategic decisions for the university.
The Director establishes proper budget procedures and methods, oversees the maintenance of these procedures and methods and ensures compliance with university, state and federal policies and requirements. The Director prepares University analysis and presentations as requested by the AVC Finance and VC Business Affairs, evaluates and recommends options to leadership, and then reports on the results of those decisions.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or similar area of study.

Seven years of budget experience in higher education environment.

Five years leadership experience in management role.

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position

Experience with ERP systems, preferably Banner by Ellucian.

Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally to leadership and colleagues on campus.

Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or other similar area of study.

Budget experience working in public higher education environment in North Carolina.

Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant

Business Affairs is responsible for supporting the university’s teaching, research, and public service mission by providing quality business and administrative services to the UNCW community and ensuring transparency in planning and budgeting.
Finance provides university financial services to students and the campus community.
The University Financial Analytics and Budget Office resides within Finance in Business Affairs and is responsible for providing university financial reports, projections, and analysis and administers all of the budgeting functions for the operation of UNCW. The Financial Analytics and Budget Office is responsible for maintaining fiscal integrity through development and administration of financial and budgetary control functions. The Financial Analytics and Budget Office works with the Controller’s Office and other areas within Finance to provide accurate and complete financial data to university management and state and federal agencies.

College/School InformationUniversity Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Applicant InstructionsMonths Per Year12 MonthsPosition TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date10/11/2019Priority Consideration Date11/11/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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    Posted: 10/12/2019
    Application Due: 11/9/2019
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