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509323 - Financial Manager

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
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509323 - Financial Manager

Classificaiton: Administrator II - Range A
Department: President’s Office
Sub-Division: President’s Office
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications 
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
Serving over 40,000 students, many of whom are the first in their family to attend college, California State University, Fullerton is one of the most transformative universities in the state. This is an opportunity to grow a career. The University is searching for a member of staff who is diplomatic, proactive and possesses excellent communication skills to join the President's Office as Financial Manager. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Financial Manager is responsible for budget development, budget administration, fiscal operations, and financial reporting for all funds allocated to the Office of the President, including State and non-State funds, and all University accounts managed by the President's Office. Prepares budget plans, ensures the integrity of the President's financial data on the University's financial systems, and project revenues and expenditures. Implements internal fiscal controls, and prepares financial reports using a variety of report writing tools. Provides periodic reports to the Chief of Staff to the President regarding the current status of all State and non-State accounts allocated and managed by the President's Office. Provides immediate alerts regarding any irregular or unusual circumstances and recommends corrective action. Maintains the integrity of the President's financial data on all three financial systems for the State, Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC), and Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation (CSFPF) and identifies, researches, and resolves incorrect accounting entries. Creates and maintains internal systems to reconcile financial and procurement records with all three financial systems. Serves as liaison to the Controller, Budget, Accounting Services, Contracts and Procurement, Accounts Payable, Payroll, ASC, and CSFPF. Works under general direction under broad goals set by the Chief of Staff. Independently exercises sound business judgment in determining and achieving objectives on a day-to-day basis and in meeting established goals. Interprets, applies, and recommends modifications to procedures as necessary. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in public or business administration, accounting, finance or related field or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Four years of progressively responsible experience involving the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget including two years of experience independently performing responsible fiscal analysis. Thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget in the fund accounting system. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental budgeting and accounting. Ability to understand complex processes and use computerized financial systems and spreadsheets to analyze and evaluate fiscal operations. Knowledge of, or the ability to learn quickly, the financial management policies and procedures of the State, California State University, and CSU Fullerton. Ability to analyze and maintain the budget and accounting processes of an administrative unit. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with various administrative levels. Ability to speak and write logically and effectively. Ability to compile and prepare written analytical reports. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and support strategic goals.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial “Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests” within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

The person holing this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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Application Deadline: Feb 03, 2022 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: jeid-b24bbcd1917f344b90fcb69d0eccf9c9
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