Director of Financial Planning and BudgetsPosition Type:
E2 - SAAO II 12 Month Leave EarningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The mission of Financial Planning & Budgets is to provide basic information and guidance to all departments/schools and offices of the University concerning the establishment, revision, reporting, administration, and control of budgets, as well as financial analysis and budget projections. Financial Planning & Budgets coordinates the preparation of the biennial budget request and administers those budgets when approved. The office also administers budgets for auxiliary operations, the Chancellor’s allocation of unrestricted gifts and investment income, student fees, and overhead receipts. The office prepares long-term financial forecasts for UNC Greensboro and its related entities. The office plays an integral role in the issuance of bonds to finance self-supporting construction projects and prepares financial projections for auxiliary operations and student fees.Position Summary:
The Director of Financial Planning and Budgets has direct relationships and communications with the Office of State Budget and Management, UNC System Office, UNCG Vice-Chancellors, Deans, Department Heads, and Directors. Professionalism is required at all times.Minimum Qualifications:
Functional responsibility includes:
Reversion Planning, Projections & Analysis
Coordination of Carryforwards, Special Allocations
GA Revenue Domain Budget Issues
A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field, or a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and an equivalent amount of education and experience are required. A minimum of six (6) years of accounting, auditing, and similar experience, including two years at a supervisory level, is also required.Preferred Qualifications:
A CPA certificate and 8 years experience in public sector financial administration is desired with at least three years of experience in financial administration within the State of North Carolina community college or university system.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
$127,139 – $140,000Org #-Department:
Fin Planning and Budgets - 56203Job Open Date:
05/13/2022For Best Consideration Date:
05/26/2022Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
- Develop in partnership with the VC for Finance and Administration and the VC for Finance short, mid and long-range operational and strategic plans to fund plans for the Chancellor’s vision for UNCG
- Leadership and management of UNCG’s Office of Financial Planning and Budgets exhibiting professional competence and skill
- Communicate complex budget and financial information to a variety of stakeholders with different levels of budget and financial acumen
- Develop and sustain a high-performing Financial Planning and Budget team focused on customer service and quality.
- Develop policy and procedures for the campus and the Budget office and advise on policy and procedures across campus containing references to budget management.
Plan and execute budget cycles, and control the state and non-state budgets.Percentage Of Time:
Prepare detailed reports relative to budgetary matters.
Analyze cost and resources for the University as a whole and for components thereof.
Plan, organize, and coordinate budgetary financial planning and budget analysis.
Communication with all levels of administrators.
Understand academic programs and policy as well as use of modern methods in conjunction with the state budget process and generally accepted budget processes for higher education.
Perform special projects as directed.
- Act as the liaison with UNC System
- Manage tuition and fee process on campus
Percentage Of Time:
- Receive advisement from the UNC System office regarding various budget issues such as enrollment growth and All Funds Budget.
- Taking directives from the UNC System office and acting on them.
- Forecast revenues from different source
- Monitor revenues and expenditures and directly manage related activities during fiscal year-end closing by reviewing financial reports that show budget to actual
Percentage Of Time:
- Retrieve data from multiple sources including tuition, fees, parking, and auxiliaries. Work directly with campus units and academic colleges to determine accurate forecasts based on projected enrollment.
- Encourage the collection of receipts that are due to the University. The year-end spend down is managed by balancing between spending unspent funding and the amount of carryforward that management has decided it wants to have at fiscal year-end.
- Lead a team of budget professionals and key liaison contacts across campus
Percentage Of Time:
- Oversee a budget department compiled of an Assistant Budget Director and five budget analysts. Also, provide availability to assist contacts across campus with budgetary questions and issues.
- Establish and coordinate the annual budget decision-making schedules and processes
- Oversee position control by providing guidance to the position control accountant from time to time.
- Oversee preparation of budget biennial budget requests including continuation, capital and expansion budgets, and campus-based budgets.
- Provide guidance regarding sources of funding for positions and management approval of new positions.
Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - F, Writing - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Eye-hand coordination - FWork Environment:
Inside - F