The University Budget Director provides financial planning projections, consulting, and monitoring for all university departments and personnel. This position has daily oversight for the administration of UNC Asheville’s budget. This position supports campus leaders by providing instruction on best practices, compliance and oversight processes to assist with the budgeting needs of their division. This position assists the Vice Chancellor for Budget & Finance with the University Budget Committee. The Budget Office is the budget liaison between the University of North Carolina at Asheville, the Office of State Budget and Management and the University of North Carolina Office of the President.
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or similarly related field. May also consider a Bachelor’s degree with significant equivalent experience.
Four to eight years of progressively responsible experience, in budget administration, preferably in higher education.
Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and procedures of the State of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina system.
Experience with computerized financial systems (BANNER Finance)
Four to eight years of budget experience, budget & finance and enrollment philanthropy experience with the University System of North Carolina is strongly preferred.
CPA or MBA preferred.
Knowledge of personal computers and software, and the ability to manage large amounts of financial data is preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products and a real plus would be experience with Anaplan an integrated state of the art financial forecasting software being implemented at UNC Asheville.
Knowledge of higher education finance and familiar with NACUBO best practices.
Experience supervising and leading a team.
About UNC Asheville
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.
UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate is expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed. Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.