Manager, Budget - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

District Administration

Job Responsibilities

• Leads the monthly site Budget meetings to assure an on-going budget review and planning process and to provide a proactive approach to problem resolution and information sharing whereby end users will ultimately be able to solve problems using their own newly developed skills
• Manages the College budget department staff, including recruitment and hiring, evaluating work, motivating and coaching performance and overseeing and directing the work of projects
• Provides leadership and support for unit/college wide Ellucian/Banner/computer systems support in the areas of maintenance, trouble shooting, upgrades, enhancements, testing and project management
• Participates in cross-functional project teams to evaluate, recommend and implement additional Banner modules/features, or other software packages, which will benefit the College community
• Trains system users, as needed, on using various functions of the Banner finance and payroll systems, Banner Workflow, and other Banner modules
• Provides leadership and support pertaining to special analysis, decision support, developing standard and customized reports, project management, comparative analysis, process improvement and quality initiatives
• Develops, reviews, and maintains policies, procedures and systems required to ensure sound budgetary and fiscal controls, securing necessary approvals as required
• Directs the preparation of periodic executive/management reports and supporting analyses
• Directs the preparation of databases/reports (i.e., Access, Microsoft BI) for use by FBS and other College units
• Directs the training efforts related to budget preparation, budget administration, forecasting, financial systems and other finance & business training requirements
• Supports the Division’s and the College’s quality initiatives by maintaining data integrity and timely data collection and information sharing
• Provides decision support by responding to ad hoc data requests
• Conducts financial analysis, investigates variances and develops exception reports
• Directs and participates in cross-functional teams in feasibility studies, process improvements/re-engineering and achieving executive management strategic objectives
• Anticipates and meets all customer needs accurately, professionally, and with a commitment to customer satisfaction
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
• Minimum six years of progressively responsible accounting or budget experience focusing on budget preparation/administration and analysis
• Minimum of three years accounting management and supervisory experience in a complex workplace

• Thorough knowledge of accounting theory, principles, concepts, practices and procedures
• Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access database and Excel spreadsheet applications
• Strong project management and organizational skills
• Proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and provide exceptional customer service skills to clients
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
• Strong problem solving skills
• Effective teamwork skills
• Ability to provide leadership and direction
• Strong technical financial analytical skills
• Effective project management skills
• Effective and professional communication skills
• Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s in Business Administration or Public Administration
• Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant
• Governmental and fund accounting experience

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of business: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 02/03/2014

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Planning, Budget & Strategic Support
  • Manager, Budget
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Business and Financial Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter