Budget Manager

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 037190 Department Code 31301-0097 Department Division of Strategic Initiatives and Innovation Job Title Budget Manager Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate w/ Experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Reporting to the Director of Budget for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation, this position will be responsible for the grants process and grant projects budgets, managing the entire process between proposal budgeting and closeout to ensure that the needs of all stakeholders are met. The position requires the ability to exercise independent judgment in evaluating needs and solutions for streamlining the grants process. The Budget Manager will lead the preparation of proposal budgets and management of awarded budgets and facilitate communications and teamwork between programmatic leads and campus partners. Additionally, the position will provide oversight of the Procurement Card process, and will assist the Director in business operations, financial reporting, and oversight of financial and HR transactions across Strategic Initiatives and Innovation. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with good communication skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands. Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field.
Job Specific Qualifications
  • Five (5) plus years of accounting experience.
  • Preference given to candidates with experience in grant or project- based accounting.
Manage the grants process from proposal budget to award closeout:
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, rules, and regulations including Univ. and external funders.
  • Collaborate with IVMF and OSP personnel at proposal stage of a grant to ensure that award language aligns with the needs of the project, University documentation requirements are met, and proposal budgets reflect accurate financial data/account designations.
  • Oversee the effort reporting process and provide guidance to program/project management to ensure compliance and timeliness of project expenditures.
  • Work with Development team, program teams and OSP to adhere to sponsor reporting requirements, incl. creation of financial reports necessary.
  • Analyze and report on project activity compared to budget, reporting to both program area leads as well as Budget Director to ensure spending is on track and within grant requirements.
  • Process, analyze and reconcile project expenses to ensure data is accurate and timely.
  • Collaborate with IVMF personnel and OSA personnel throughout the life of a grant to ensure that expenses align with the terms of the grant agreement, are accurate, complete and that University documentation requirements are met.
  • Identify, develop, and implement best practices for internal grants management processes.

Assist with management of the day-to-day financial operations within the Division of Strategic Initiatives and Innovation and provide input into process improvements:
  • Oversee the monthly ProCard reconciliation process.
  • Preparation of ad hoc reports for IVMF, OVMA, OGCR, ROTC, OSI and NVRC events.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Assist with management of the day-to-day personnel, operations within the Division of Strategic Initiatives and Innovation and provide input into process improvements:
  • Assist with Human Resources communication and system processes for division personnel.
  • Oversee the monthly Onboarding and Offboarding processes internal to the division.
  • Maintain accurate/complete records of personnel actions.
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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu. About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/87551 Job Posting Date 07/08/2021 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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