Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm and hours outside normal working schedule as necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
Duties as listed do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.
1)Serves as the primary budget support for the VP, the administrative support of that VP, and all departmental cost center managers of the assigned Executive Offices by providing guidance on budget, reports, budget transfers, and accounting/financial issues and assignments.
2) Maintains close working relationships with VPs of assigned Executive Offices and other necessary staff within assigned Executive Offices.
3)Learns the programmatic objectives of the assigned Executive Offices as necessary to effectively provide budgetary support.
4)Assists the assigned Executive Offices and Resource Planning & Analysis (RPA) Office with budget development, projections, monitoring, maintenance and reconciliation of budgets between departments, position control, policy compliance, forecasting and long-range planning, interpretation of financial reports and effectively facilitating and communicating issues.
5)Attends Executive Office/department meetings as necessary.
6)Assesses budget performance by; reviewing data, tracking performance benchmarks, performing analytics and identifying and resolving variances, researching and summarizing explanations for any material variances.
7)Serves as primary coordinator of training for RPA.
8)Assesses training needs, with Assistant Director of RPA, and develop program content.
9)Develops training using various platforms, methods and means.
10) Integrates training with the Professional Development and Retention unit for a holistic approach to training.
11) Works with RPA personnel and others as necessary to facilitate training course sessions.
12) Works with other units/departments within Business Services to provide cross-training for new cost center managers and others who request training.
13) Provides financial analyses and research support to and on behalf of the RPA department.
14) Works closely with Financial Analysts and program leads to provide needed analyses and research.
15) Aggregates and summarizes data as needed for analyses and presentations.
16) Facilitates and develops other special analyses or manages projects as they relate to resource planning which may include cost and enrollment modeling, simulation methods and financial forecasting.
17)Performs duties and responsibilities in a timely and complete manner with minimal supervision.
18)Works assigned schedule, exhibit regular and predicable attendance, show initiative, and be self-directed on work tasks.
19)Performs other related duties as required
Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: policy development and implementation; generally accepted accounting principles; fund accounting; financial and managerial accounting; retail accounting and operations; analysis of financial statements and operational benchmarks; administration of grants; general ledger management; accounts payable and receivable administration; computer software, programs and applications. Skill in: verbal and written communications; planning; scheduling and organizing work; preparing financial reports; working with detailed data; financial analysis, modeling and forecasting; operating general office equipment; application of job software including word processing and spreadsheets. Strong technical skills that allow analysis and presentation of financial data using advanced spreadsheet and database tools. Ability to: apply management principles to practical work situations; apply accounting principles; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, job contacts and general public; answer general and technical accounting and budgeting questions; research and analyze financial issues; perform detailed work with numerical data; maintain accurate and complete work records; maintain confidential and sensitive information; and ability to work under pressure with stringent deadlines.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field with at least three years progressively responsible financial analyst and or accounting experience. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's of Business Administration
Additional Information: Applicants are required to attach a cover letter detailing their budgeting and financial analyses experience. Applications submitted without a cover letter will be considered incomplete and will not be accepted.
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees ...in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.