The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Budgeting and Financial Analysis (R0016721).
The AVC for Budgeting and Financial Analysis is responsible for the university's Budget Office, with a heavy emphasis on implementing, monitoring, controlling, and reporting on all aspects of the university budget for all funds; manages a small office staff and provides training for internal staff as well as financial managers across the entire campus; provides budgetary reports for department, executive, and System Office level positions on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis; and works with departments on variances.
This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration (VCFA) and will work with executive-level administrators campus-wide. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
Required Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field; A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible financial management experience within a university, government organization, multi-national corporation, or not-for-profit organization; Experience with budget and finance development and analysis, budget model development, and staff supervision; Strong financial systems background with proven experience with enterprise financial reporting systems and computer applications; Excellent written and oral communications skills with proven ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, government, and financial officials.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Hold an advanced degree, such as a Master's degree in business administration (MBA) or be a licensed certified public accountant (CPA); Have eight (8) or more years of progressive financial management experience in a higher educational setting including at least two years of successful supervisory experience; Have extensive experience with client-server-based financial information systems, preferably Workday and/or Ellucian Banner; Demonstrate experience with long-range budget and financial planning.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background, sex offender registry, and financial history check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
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