Job no: 500737
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Diego
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time
The Office of Academic Affairs – Resource Management (AA-RM) is responsible for the administration of all fiscal, human, and facility resources within Academic Affairs. This includes allocation and management of university resources for instruction, faculty salaries, non-faculty salaries, supplies & services, and equipment. Special funds such as Student Success Fee, Instructionally Related Activities, Lottery and Cost Recovery are also administered. Proposals for new academic programs, special fees, and Special Session instruction are reviewed by AA-RM.
As a member of the Resource Management staff within the Office of the Provost, the Resource and Analytics has the responsibility of working directly with the Colleges to effectively and responsibly manage departmental budgets and provide financial reporting oversight and analysis. The position provides administrative, financial, and accounting expertise to the office of Academic Affairs Resource Management. The incumbent will use initiative and judgment in analyzing information and determining a course of action within established procedures and guidelines. They will be responsible for communicating with associated campus offices to gather and/or relay information associated with assigned financial responsibilities. The incumbent will be responsible for in-depth knowledge of faculty appointment process, staff appointment process, accounting and purchasing procedures, a broad knowledge of PeopleSoft data, strong ability to use enrollment and institutional data to make budgetary recommendations, projections, and decisions.
This position requires a high level of computer skills including Microsoft Excel skills, proficiency in Oracle and Adaptive budgeting software, as well as a high acumen for business process improvement. The incumbent will provide financial analyses and reports on all aspects of the division’s budget and is responsible for the development of budget projections and financial models, developing and producing reports as needed.
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This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, at-will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
- Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business administration, finance, or a closely related field
- Five years of progressively responsible financial accounting experience
- Certified Public Accountant License
- Five years of progressively responsible experience working in public/government finance
- Experience working within the California State University system or other higher education institution
- Experience with Oracle Financials and Adaptive Budgeting Software
- Experience with data query tools (e.g., \Brio, MS Access, MS Excel, SQL, Crystal Reports, etc.)
Compensation and Benefits
San Diego State University will offer a competitive salary based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. San Diego State University also offers a rich benefits package that includes:
- Extensive Leave benefits: 14 paid holidays, 24 vacation days, and 12 sick days per year;
- Retirement security through a CalPERS defined benefit pension (with CalPERS and UC Retirement Plan reciprocity) and retiree healthcare benefits;
- An array of health, dental, and vision coverage at no-cost or low-cost to the employee; and
- California State University system fee reduction program (fee waiver) for the employee or their qualified dependent.
Review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 28, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 27, 2021.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Casie Martinez at [email protected] or 619-273-3343.
Advertised: Jul 13, 2021 (3:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled