Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University seeks a dynamic and energetic professional to assist in strategic financial planning for the University. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for working collaboratively across the enterprise in financial planning, benchmarking, forecasting and analysis. The selected individual will assist in the development of long-term financial projections including budget models aligned with the strategic direction of the University.

  • Working closely with campus Chief Business Officers, coordinate the planning of the annual operating and capital budget and related financial plans.
  • Coordinate the preparation of University-wide financial reports and presentations to the Board of Trustees and subcommittees.
  • Maintain the common data set for all financial planning functions, ensuring accuracy and consistency of reported data.
  • Prepare financial support for high visibility special projects such as debt financing.
  • Lead, supervise, appraise and delegate work activity to staff.
  • Express an unwavering commitment to data integrity, while balancing the need to adhere to deadlines.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field preferred, or commensurate education and experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with internal and external customers, senior leadership, faculty, staff and external constituents
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial modeling systems and ERP systems along with experience managing large capital budgets comprised of multiple funding sources; working knowledge of Workday Adaptive Planning a plus
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaborative skills with proven ability to work with all levels of the University
  • Ability to develop and present detailed financial information including proposals, presentations, budgets, forecasts, financial plans, and variance analysis to senior management
  • Ability to manage heavy workload with competing priorities and work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Strong problem solving, judgment and decision-making abilities
  • Experience in a higher education environment or related non-profit strongly desired

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