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Position Summary The budget area of Finance and Administration is responsible for producing annual and biennial budgets, monitoring and reviewing progress against budgets, budgeting toward department and university goals, ensuring position control for the entire university, preparing long range forecast, working with HR, Payroll and other departments on budgeted salary issues, and responding to request for information from internal and external sources. This position works with the Associate Vice President for Budgets and Planning to develop, allocate, monitor and report on the University's budget of over $50 million. This position will interact on a regular basis with all departments on campus to aid in development and review of their budgets, as well as providing budgetary training. Position also makes and approves budget journal vouchers. This position requires the ability to successfully interact with a diverse population.
Diversity Statement Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.
Minimum Classification Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and Minimum of four years of progressive experience working with budgets, budget modeling and / or other financial analysis (a combination of education and proven experience may be acceptable).
Strong computer skills in Excel, Word and other similar software.
Knowledge of Banner software and querying software.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
Ability to make presentations to groups.
Knowledge of fund accounting.
This position must possess and maintain a current, valid Driver License. Yes
This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner.
Ability to work with a high level of productivity and accuracy/attention to detail.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
Ability to adapt to and work effectively in a heavily bureaucratic environment which requires regular interaction with a number of levels within the organization.
Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn, university infrastructure, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate clearly and easily complex financial data and concepts to non-technical users.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
This position classification has been defined as “exempt” and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.
Physical Demands Position functions in an office environment that can be crowded, noisy and interruptive. Manual dexterity for work performed at desk, keyboard and writing. May require attending meetings at sites across campus. May require occasional light lifting of boxes or files.
Posting Date 08/01/2017
Application must be received by: for priority consideration 09/15/2017
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 12/01/2017
Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resources
Duties Budget modeling: Prepare and maintain budget rules and reports in budgeting software; maintain budget in Banner-including personnel; meet with departments to review and build budgets, make modifications. Percent of total time 35
Duties Budgeting for payroll and HR: calculate OPE rates for budgets, people administration on-line control - assignment of position numbers, review salary adjustments against budgets, calculate salaries for tenure relinquishment, sabbatical pay other issues. Percent of total time 35
Duties Maintain Banner system budget processing: enter phases, incorporate salary, and enter budgets. Percent of total time 5
Duties Budget monitoring: ongoing reviews of progress toward budget, modify budgets as necessary, journal vouchers to adjust. Percent of total time 10
Duties Long range forecasting: works with departments and AVP Budgets and Planning to develop long term forecast to support University goals. Percent of total time 5
Duties Providing information to Budget Director to respond to request for information from internal departments and outside agencies as requested. Percent of total time 5
Duties Training on budgetary policy, procedures and issues; presentation of reports, data and research to various campus audiences; participation in Student Fee Committee; other duties as assigned or self-directed. Percent of total time 5