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Director of Budget and Financial Planning

Seton Hall University   South Orange, NJ   Full-time     Finance
Posted on May 1, 2024
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Director of Budget and Financial Planning

 

Job No: 496313

 

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

 

Location: South Orange

 

Categories: Administrator

 

The Director for Budget & Financial Planning leads the Budget Office team responsible for the development and administration of all aspects of the University's annual budget and multi-year financial plan. Key responsibilities include the development of the annual operating budget and multi-year financial plan, continual analyses and reporting of budget to actual results, development, and maintenance of the RCM cost allocation model, engaging in updating business policies and procedures, the implementation and maintenance of financial systems and the training of budget users.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Lead the development of annual operating budgets, forecasts, and long-range financial plans in collaboration with senior management and departmental leaders to ensure the timely and accurate completion of all reports, analyses and other requests for financial information.

Continual analyses and reporting of budget to actual results; Maintain ongoing communication with budget center managers.

Development and maintenance of the RCM cost allocation model: Works with the Associate VP Budget, Financial Systems & Procurement and coordinates the efforts of the Budget Office in development of the annual operating budget and multi-year financial plan. This includes working with appropriate University Administrators to model enrollment projections and related revenues.

Engaging in updating business policies and procedures, including the development and maintenance of budget policies, procedures, internal budgetary controls and reporting mechanisms as well as developing executive level budget and financial reports, approves and categorizes budget change requests and prepares various financial analyses.

The implementation and maintenance of financial systems and the training of budget users

Direct the design, implementation and maintenance of databases utilized for budget development, forecasting and reporting. Responsible for the creation of budget reports and forecasts using the budget database and/or other specialized software products

Provide support to university budget committees, tracks the budget development scorecard, prepares analyses and reports, and coordinates the production of the proposed budget document and related presentation materials.

 

Required Qualifications:

 

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.

Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive finance experience including leadership role, business analytics, and process improvement.

At least eight (8) years' experience in budgeting and financial management in a multi-layer organization, preferably in a higher education institution.

A minimum of 2 years working with Ellucian Banner, Integrated Procurement Systems or other similar financial information systems.

 

Desired Qualifications:

 

Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.

Knowledge in using COGNOS, ODS, and/or another similar applications is preferred.

Proven experience with accounting, analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Experience with financial statement management and analysis, including Statement of Operations, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow.

Experience in analyzing complex chart of accounts.

 

Salary Grade:

 

AD220 - Administrative

 

Exempt/Nonexempt: Exempt

 

Physical Demands: General Office Environment

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

 

Advertised: 24 Apr 2024

 

Application Closes:

 

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5215796

 

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