University Information and Technology Business and Fiscal Manager
Oregon State University
Department: Univ Info & Tech Admin (JIS)
Appointment Type: Professional Faculty
Job Location: Corvallis
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: $86,688 - $151,764
University Information and Technology is seeking a Business and Fiscal Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
University Information and Technology (UIT) is Oregon State University's central IT organization, with an operating budget of approximately $36M/yr and additional project/program funding. UIT is led by the Vice Provost for Information Technology, who is also OSU's Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the university official with responsibility for setting university-wide IT policy and guiding the university's central and distributed IT enterprise. Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff for the Vice Provost for University Information and Technology, and University's Chief Information Officer (CIO), the UIT Business and Fiscal Manager is responsible for administration and oversight of the division's financial and business operations and financial strategic planning.
This position oversees operational and programmatic budgets as well as complex financial transactions in all parts of the division, including monitoring balances, providing budget projections, gathering, and analyzing data, creating reports, and completing the annual budget processes. The Business and Fiscal Manager forecasts and advises the Chief of Staff, the CIO and other executive leadership on the budgetary impacts of programmatic and other changes, including development of strategic plans. The position manages UIT participation in university processes for setting fees for services.
This position serves as liaison to and works in collaboration with the Division of Finance & Administration regarding account payable, travel, accounts receivable, purchasing, financial reporting, financial forecasting, budgeting, and project financing. The Business and Finance Manager manages business and fiscal operations with UIT, including staff with responsibility for purchasing or billing and for resource analysis. They ensure processes are executed within UIT in alignment with university policies and compliance requirements. The position also serves as liaison to and in collaboration with University Human resources on implementation of HR processes to support UIT managers.
UIT has a deep commitment to and belief in the strength and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion, both throughout our team and as an intentional and active practice to advance the vision, mission, and strategic efforts of the entire university.
As a member of the UIT community, the person in this position is expected to foster and promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence in their work.
UIT has a commitment to deliver data as a strategic working asset and to enable data informed decision making across OSU. UIT leaders and staff will lead by example and use data to inform decision making at all levels in the organization. Persons in technology roles are also expected to design systems with data portability in mind and work within enterprise architecture and privacy guidelines.
UIT has a deep commitment to and belief in the strength and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) both throughout our team and as an intentional and active practice to advance the vision, mission, and strategic efforts of the entire university. As a member of the UIT community, the person in this position is expected to foster and promote the values of DEI and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence in their work.
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Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.
Oregon States beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of Americas best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.
Total Rewards Package:
Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.
Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.
50% Financial Analysis/Oversight
15% Administrative Management
15% Human Resource Liaison
10% Other Duties
What You Will Need
- Bachelors degree in business, finance, accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field.
- Four years of direct finance/accounting experience in a government, university, or corporate setting.
- Self-motivated/directed. Demonstrated ability to work independently and resolve problems.
- Ability to work in a team setting as a leader for a responsive and diverse set of professionals.
- Excellent skills in commercial spreadsheet, financial analysis tools and integrated database applications. Ability to learn new software programs and to assist with designing useful reporting tools.
- Demonstrated experience in financial forecasting and accounting in a dynamic and fast-moving setting.
- Possess strong written and oral communication skills for contacting, advising, and working with UIT leadership, management staff, and university administrative leaders and their staff representatives. Demonstrated ability to communicate across various constituencies.
- Team player with excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work closely with others while maintaining a pleasant work atmosphere is critical for success in this position.
- Experience maintaining accurate confidential records.
- Strong organizational skills, ability to maintain confidential information, and to make independent decisions.
- Must be able to simultaneously manage numerous projects.
- A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. When they have the driving Check mark.
What We Would Like You to Have
- Masters degree in accounting or related field (MBA) and eight years of direct finance/accounting and supervision experience in a government or corporate setting BIS/AIS undergrad education preferred
- Demonstrated success providing strategic financial planning support for a medium-large organization.
- Experience providing financial modeling support and consulting on business performance.
- Previous experience working in higher education.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
Special Instructions to Applicants
The full consideration date has been extended in order to expand the original applicant pool. For full consideration, applications should be received by 11/25/2023.
Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information please contact: David Barber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-737-2367
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
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This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/146723
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