The Office of Budget Management is currently seeking an Associate Director who will, under general supervision from the Assist Vice President – Budget Management, provide administrative direction and coordinate university budget related projects. In addition, this individual will develop and implement budgetary control procedures and policies, develop and review financial models and forecasting, and manage projects and provide oversite of internal operations.
Oversee month-end and year-end closing cycle by preparing relevant summaries, financial reports, variance analysis and conduct budget transfer as appropriate.
Manages budgets related to university resource allocations and reserves, compiles budget requests, allocates funding and monitors activity.
In consultation with the Chief Budget Officer, develop various policies, procedures, and processes, as well as the relevant manuals for the University of Cincinnati's budget operations
Partner and collaborate with various department leaders to coordinate University-wide support related to annual budget preparations, multi-year budget plans, database creation and maintenance, budget variance analysis and reporting, and budget adjustments
Develop, modify, and implement both new and existing financial management reports and lead and/or coordinate project as needed
Provide subject matter expertise, support, guidance and training to area financial and business staff and financial and performance activities and effectively build relationships with employees both internally and externally to the Office of Budget Management
May represent the Chief Budget Officer at meetings as needed
Supervise and manage an office of budget and finance professionals
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience -OR- Associate's degree and at least nine (9) years of related experience -OR- eleven (11) years of related experience; MBA is preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PPT) is required
Exceptional or advanced Excel skills including comfort with utilization of pivot tables and initiating various conditional formulas including V-lookup function and adding charts
Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to take initiative to resolve issues and recommend solutions
Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills required
Demonstrated ability to explain complex and technical financial concepts to non-financial audience, both in small and large group settings
High level of attention to detail and accuracy is required along with the ability to meet all deliverables, milestones, and deadlines
Strong analytical reasoning and quantitative analysis skills with demonstrated knowledge of budgetary and financial methods including, but not limited to, forecasting, fiscal analysis, research, as well as support and evaluation of data to develop sound conclusions and making appropriate recommendations
Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize and present information and ideas in written and/or presentation form is required
A minimum of one (1) year of supervision required
Experience working in a large organization, non-profit organization, or higher education institution
Experience with SAP
Experience with Tableau or similar visualization software is a plus
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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