Portland State University is seeking an experienced Fiscal and Planning Officer. This position is responsible for the fiscal management and support of the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), including academic fiscal strategy development, planning, and budgeting operations of the Division’s $194 million budget. The position reports to the Vice Provost for Innovation, Planning, and Student Success (VP).
This position supports various initiatives managed by the Vice Provost, including Performance-Based Budgeting (PBB), enrollment planning and strategy development, innovation and student success projects, design of initiatives, as well as the annual budget setting process for the Academic Affairs Division. Successful candidates must understand the relationship between the performance-based budget and its support of the university’s strategic initiatives and priorities. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required, however a Master’s Degree is preferred.
This position is open until finalist identified; Preference will be given to candidates who apply before March 1, 2018. For more information on this opportunity, please visit http://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/25562
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
3+ years of budgeting, financial reporting and financial systems work experience, preferably in operations finance.
Experience in budgeting and budget planning which may include development of annual budgets, forecasting, capacity management and variance analysis.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with financial systems integration.
Successful completion of a background check.
Management experience in budgeting and with proposal budget development.
Demonstrated project management and problem solving and ability skills to find creative solutions.
Proven ability to prioritize projects and initiate follow through with meticulous attention detail.
Excellent data presentation skills and ability to write clearly and concisely.
Exceptional interpersonal skills; tact, patience, diplomacy, confidentiality and integrity.
Additional Salary Information: The starting annual salary rate for this position will be competitive, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.
Internal Number: 25562
About Portland State University
Portland State University is Oregon’s most affordable public research university, located in the heart of one of America’s most dynamic cities. Our mission to “let knowledge serve the city” reflects our dedication to turning ideas into action — in Portland and around the world. The city is our campus, giving students unmatched access to career connections, a vibrant cultural scene and hands-on learning experiences with hundreds of community partners.