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Budget Manager

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Budget Manager

About the Opportunity

Job Description

The Budget Manager oversees budget management and forecasting for their respective schools within Bouve College of Health Sciences. This position has direct oversight and responsibility for the budgets that fall within the Departments of Health Sciences and Applied Psychology. Although seated within the School, this position reports directly to the Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance in the Bouve College of Health Sciences Dean's Office, with a dotted line to the leadership of the School/department/unit they support. This role is located at Northeastern's Boston campus and will observe a hybrid work schedule

This position provides fiscal forecasting for determination and allocation of resources for the school they support. The Budget Manager will implement processes and controls for financial and budgetary functions in adherence to established NU/College policies. This individual must be able to communicate efficiently, professionally, and effectively to and on behalf of the Department Chairs/unit leaders that supports, requiring leadership; critical problem-solving skills; ability to make independent judgments regarding financial and budgetary activities, and optimal customer service. This individual provides direct hands on management and processing of transactions and related processes for multiple budgets within the School; prepares reports and analysis of revenue and expense activity at the request of the School/Departments leader; tracks and monitors department contracts; maintains records for transactions and generates department spreadsheets including projections of all personnel and non-personnel expenses; advises faculty and department staff on budget procedures, college policies and procedures, training on purchasing, Concur, E-print reports and Banner; advises on funds available; manages fiscal year closing and start. This position interacts routinely with the College Dean's Office and other key offices at the University. This position must demonstrate experience with compliance issues and ability to quickly learn compliance issues and NU/College policies/regulations.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required, Masters preferred.
  • Three to six years of financial and operations management of multiple budgets required.
  • Experience in academic financial administration experience strongly preferred.
  • Budgeting and quantitative analytical experience required.
  • Outstanding organizational skills demonstrated computer literacy [Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook], and proven ability to learn new approaches/programs and data systems such as Banner, Concur, and Workday.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to efficiently multi-task while providing optimal results and customer service required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including email correspondence.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team with administration, faculty, staff and students. Strong customer service skills required.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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