Manager IT Finance

Butler University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview:

Reporting directly to the CIO, the Manager IT Finance works independently performing a wide range of complex and confidential strategic financial and investment duties. Requires excellent communication presentation, negotiation and interpersonal skills with ability to lead work with a wide range of internal and external contacts. Candidates should have an entrepreneurial spirit and experience leading contract and venture activities. Requires knowledge of how to maximize the impact of IT budget spend and corresponding goals. This position is responsible for leading the IT department financial strategy to enable the technology vision for the university.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversees financial operations, budget forecasting and financial planning for the IT department, amortization schedule, five-year model, replacement cycle, capital depreciation, revenue generation, venture fund management, due diligence research and other financial related business model activities.
  • Develop complex financial models and programs to manage $15M+ IT operating Budgets and Innovation funds.
  • Understanding and alignment around our strategic plan. Enabled by the strategic plan and informed by the IT vision, take action as self-starter to positively deliver the objectives.
  • Contract orchestration and facilitation as part of the multi-year multi-million-dollar financial model. Enable the strategic financial plan for expense, capital, amortization schedules to ensure all is leveraged to highest potential.
  • Orchestrate salary budgets to ensure long-term strategies are being met.
  • Lead budget contract negations, contract renewals, and budget presentations
  • Lead the annual IT budgeting and planning process including communication and accountability to both budget managers and organizational finance professionals to achieve the annual operational and financial objectives of the business.
  • Interpret current policies and practices and plans/implements new operating procedures to improve efficiency and reduce costs, including exploring outsourcing certain functions.
  • Participate with team to draft IT communications to campus. Draft financial communications to facilitate information regarding large expenditures, investments, venture fund management, and due diligence analysis.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years experience with budget planning and reporting and working with senior leadership
  • Outstanding organization, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exercise judgment and leadership on matters related facilitating the financial and contractual components of the Butler IT department vision and strategy. Maintaining confidentiality is significantly important.
  • Knowledge of budgeting with the ability to analyze financial model and solve problems creatively along with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment with professionals of all levels
  • Accounting/Budget acumen with strong skills in Excel and other ERP tools. Highly organized and experience with developing and streamlining processes
  • Excel skills with the ability to work with large data sets and develop easy to understand tables and charts highlighting information to help make business decisions.
Butler University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category

Advertised: September 06, 2022
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