Assoc Director, Finance SM&C

Job description

Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing Operations, the Associate Director of Finance is responsible for providing integrated financial support to the Strategic Marketing & Communications Department. The incumbent manages and oversees the daily operations of the financial unit including purchasing, accounts payable and budget office reporting as well as management of non-compensation budgets, both portfolio and non-project (overhead). Assists on overall budget planning, forecasting, and reporting.  Anticipates, identifies, and resolves issues and opportunities. Advises leadership on financial modeling and risk assessment. Participates in developing, implementing, documenting, and communicating financial and budgetary policies, procedures and guidelines. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related degree and at least four years of significant work experience in financial management, budgeting, strategic planning, business development, and a leadership/supervisory role. Demonstrated experience in projecting utilization statistics and reviewing financial projections. Experience analyzing and interpreting general business periodicals, financial procedures, and/or governmental regulations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*Strong financial, budgetary, and operations acumen.

*Knowledge of best financial management practices.

*Capability of identifying strategies for safeguarding assets, mitigate financial risks, ensure regulatory compliance, and improve operations.

*Ability to handle difficult decisions and interactions as well as and complex financial complications.

*Demonstrated leadership and team development skills.

*Ability to mentor and supervise direct reports; develop a strong and cohesive management team.

*Superior communication and interpersonal skills.

*Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the accuracy of work.

*Demonstrated ability to effectively and collaboratively work as part of a cross-functional team.

*Superior organizational skills - must be able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines

*Excellent project management, analytic, communication, and diplomacy skills.

*Must be able to work well under pressure.

*Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills including the ability to establish cooperative working relationships with supervisors, colleagues, and campus partners.

*Ability to attend staff events as needed (including occasional nights and weekends).

* This position requires a background check.

* Please note this position will temporarily work remotely, the duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the department.


*Financial management proficiency within a higher education setting.

*Knowledge of the marketing industry.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

This position requires a background check.

Please note this position will temporarily work remotely, the duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the department.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial, and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments in which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Location INSIDE of PA
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time