EXEC DIRECTOR BUDGET

Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202329 Official TSU Title EXEC DIRECTOR BUDGET Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Executive Director of Budget is responsible for directing all aspects of the development and implementation of the operating annual budget that will be presented to the Board of Regents and to the State. Participates in the development of the capital budget. Provides continuous support to university units on budget operations and provides continuous monitoring and reporting of actual results against planned budget for effective and efficient financial resource utilization for the university to meet its goals and objectives. Ensures the university’s policies and procedures adheres to the State of Texas rules and regulations. Develops financial models and provides analytical support for resource development and allocation decisions for new and existing programs.

This position will report to the Associate Vice President for Treasury and Budget.

Essential Duties Summary

• Coordinates the preparation and submission of required budget reports specified by external agencies including the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Legislative Budget Board and State Comptroller’s Office.
• Directs the preparation, consolidation, analysis and distribution of the annual budget.
• Participates in developing revenue projection: includes state appropriations, development of tuition and fee projection and other auxiliary operations revenues for annual budget preparation.
• Development, adjustments and reconciliation of detailed annual expenditure budget by units within the limit of the projected revenue.
• Assists the University with developing tuition and fee changes, tuition discount rates and scholarship allocations.
• Provides reports, analysis, assumptions, projections and presentations of budgetary data as requested to support leadership needs including decision support, Board presentations, and state and government requests, etc.
• Oversees the day to day budget operations to ensure compliance and uniformity with University and state-wide budgeting and accounting policies, procedures, regulations and statutes.
• Works with data sets and analytics tools in support of the University/Division strategic plan, multiyear financial plan, and key performance metrics.
• In coordination with the department’s senior leadership, develop, recommend, and implement improvements and enhancements to the budgetary planning process.
• Coordinates the preparation and submission (including through ABEST system) of required budget reports specified by external agencies including the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Legislative Budget Board and the State Comptroller’s Office.
• Effectively manages and evaluates the budget staff.
• Provides presentations, budget training, support and budget guides to university departments and office staff.
• Continually and in detail track all budget adjustments/changes to the Board approved budget throughout the year.
• Maintains strong customer service relationships with all, including administrators, deans, department heads, and budget managers.
• Monitors budget performance and evaluates fluctuations due to unexpected changes in economic conditions, policy and administrative adjustments or in patterns of consumer demand.
• Prepares quarterly management reports including analysis of variances between actual and budget.
• Continuous review of budget reporting system for accuracy and opportunity for improvements.
• Remains current and require staff to remain current on relevant fiscal, budget, rules, regulations and laws.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE

100%

Hiring Range $97,093.00 - $121,367.00 Education

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting or another Business-related field.

Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or another Business-related field; MBA, CPA, or CMA .

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Higher education finances with knowledge of Texas state government budget procedures preferred.
• Federal, State, Local and County laws.
• Accounting and budgeting principles/practices.
• Proficient with the ability to use personal computer, advanced understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Access, analytical tools and ERP systems (e.g., Banner and other job-related databases and software).
• Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ( GAAP ); Governmental Accounting Standards Board ( GASB ) pronouncements and standards; Fund Accounting.
• Strategic Planning and Budgeting.

Skills:
• Successful experience in budget forecasting and modeling.
• Detail oriented.
• Effective leadership and customer service.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management; meeting deadlines.
• Strong management.
• Strong analytical.
• Coordinating work of others.
• Strategic planning.
• Budget management.
• Strong presentation.
• Planning activities.
• Leading projects.
• Strong verbal and written communication.
• Using logic and reasoning.

Ability to:
• Prepare detailed reports.
• Work independently and take initiative.
• Communicate effectively.
• Read, analyze and interpret complex budget and financial data.
• Work in a team-oriented environment, establishing good working relations with faculty, staff, student, business partners and other constituencies.
• Commit to promoting cultural diversity, employment equity and staff development.
• Train others.

Work Experience

Minimum seven years progressive relevant experience in Higher Education or governmental setting preferred.

Must have at least four years of professional management experience.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

N/A

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

N/A

Personal/Organizational Contacts

N/A

Customer Service Relationships

N/A

Working/Environmental Conditions

Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop, bend or lift.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting or another Business-related field? (Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or another Business-related field; MBA, CPA, or CMA).
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least four years of professional management experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a minimum of seven years progressive relevant experience in Higher Education or governmental setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you proficient with the ability to use personal computer, advanced understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Access, analytical tools and ERP systems? (e.g., Banner and other job-related databases and software)
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3


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