Assistant Dean for Finance for Harpur College - Binghamton University
March 27, 2018
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Mar 26 2018 Job Description:
Budget Title: Assistant Dean (SL-5)
Financial Planning and Budgeting:
Responsible for managing, planning and organizing the financial operations of Harpur, including implementing sound financial planning and planning tools, business analytics and financial controls
Participate in the development of multi-year financial plans, both operational and capital, allowing for the successful management of Harpur College
Draft and negotiate Memoranda of Understanding that require financial commitments from Harpur College
Work directly with department chairs, on all faculty offer letters, regarding the financial commitments on the part of Harpur College
Fiscal and business decision-making support:
Primary source of expertise for Harpur College's financial operations and processes
Assist in decision-making related to the deployment of financial resources to strategically drive initiatives in response to rapidly changing economic or academic environments
Coordinate the development and maintenance of a financial structure for Harpur College based on an all-funds approach which is transparent, accountable, responsive, and inclusive
Work with key members of the University Business Office, Provost's Office, Binghamton University Foundation and Research Foundation to develop, interpret, coordinate and communicate Harpur financial policies and procedures
Serve as the delegated authority for financial decisions, within the overall financial plan of the college, as established by the Dean
Review the financial impact of the proposed Departmental Curricular Plans and review and approve changes to the Curricular Plan Budget throughout the year
Human Resources related tasks:
Collaborate with HR and the Assistant Dean for Administration on financial issues related to staff hires within Harpur College
Departmental and Program Support:
Provide financial guidance to department chairs, program directors and administrative support staff
Coordinate the flow of financial information between the individual departments/programs within Harpur College and the BU Foundation and Research Foundation
Oversee the financial aspect of the Copy Center, including calculation of the annual recharge rate, and provide financial guidance related to equipment purchases
Provide backup to the Accounting and Financial Analyst and the Assistant Dean for Administration as needed
Lead the Administrative Team within the Dean's Office
Minimum of five years of experience in Financial Management
Excellent organizational, supervisory, and written/verbal communication skills
Ability to work comfortably with a diverse group of people
Knowledge of academic setting
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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