Finance and Budget Consultant II (Fiscal Officer), 65508

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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

Hiring Department

Division of Finance and Administration

Job Description

The Division of Finance and Administration is seeking aFinance & Budget Consultant II(Fiscal Officer) to support one or more of the Colleges, Schools, or Divisions at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

This position will be responsible for the full array of accounting, financial, and budgeting activities for selected units and departments on campus. As such, this position partners with campus unit leadership to formulate budgets, develop financial plans, and monitor financial performance. This position is an important liaison between central finance and campus unit leadership, and is critical to the successful implementation of financial strategies and performance.

Duties to include but are not limited to:
  • Monitor all fiscal activity (revenues, expenses, and grants) for assigned units
  • Work with leadership to develop and monitor budgets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Participate in the development of strategy (where appropriate) and monitor performance against plan
  • Participate in the development of long range plans and other financial planning
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory, fiduciary, fiscal, and reporting requirements
  • Provide financial leadership and expertise to the units being supported
  • Ensure that resources are well utilized
  • Duties may include financial management of grants
  • Duties may include some supervisory responsibilities
  • Work as needed on ad hoc projects and reports
  • Work with internal auditors as needed
  • Partner with the unit leadership to support fact based decision making
  • Monitor capital asset activity (where appropiate)
  • Collaborate and work with units across campus
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and
  • At least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • CPA or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • Extensive experience working with budgets and budget development
  • Experience with forecasting and long-range planning
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, collaborate, and support more than one area
  • Knowledge of fund accounting (non-profit, GASB) is very helpful
Full Time/Part Time

40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), benefit-eligible, staff position.

  • $62,000 to $75,000 per year, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.
  • Eligible for a $4,000 hiring incentive (see HR-104 Hiring Incentives for Faculty and Staff)
Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately; position will remain open until filled. Apply today!

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
UMKC Statement on Diversity

Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion.

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

Benefit Eligibility

We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

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