The Financial Manager will report to Associate Director of Finance, and ensures the School of Educations Academic Programs are adhering to JHU controls, policies and procedures and also provides direction and resolution regarding difficult and complex issues. The ideal candidate will support three Academic Departments with the School of Education, including three Department Chairs, Faculty Leads of each program and the academic staff which support these areas. S/he works towards revenue maximization by understanding and overseeing the use of various funding sources within the School. S/he develops financial planning and cost analyses in collaboration with School leadership. S/he develops, interprets and reviews financial data to evaluate and determine financial performance and financial projections to assist School leadership in making overall business decisions. This position will have a heavy emphasis on financial modeling, financial analysis, and financial planning. Typically requires supervision of others or responsibility for university-wide functions or activities.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Provide oversight in the development, preparation, monitoring, projections (enrollments, personnel and non-personnel expenses), and reconciling of academic program budgets
Work closely with faculty Leads, develops financial reports for forecasting, supports administrative and financial needs of Academic programs
Create financial systems, structures, and controls
Develop a financial report of operations to summarize the School's Academic financial performance
Develop reports and tools to measure and improve programs financial performance
Work closely with Department Chairs and Faculty Leads to develop and manage the annual and five-year plans for each academic program
Work with the Sr. Associate Dean for Finance and Operations, and Associate Director of Finance on both short and long-term programmatic strategic financial planning activities including providing key information for the five-year financial plans and developing forecast and financial projections based on financial strategy and resources that realistically reflect SOE's risks and opportunities
Manage Academic Memorandum's of Understanding (MOU's) and partnerships of Academic Programs
Monitor department budget for profitability
Design and produce various reports utilizing institutional data to create monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
Review and approve monthly accounts reconciliations and/or business plan activity, corrects errors, and informs the Associate Director of Finance of any problems or discrepancies
Develop strategies with the Associate Director of Finance for establishing and utilizing departmental discretionary funds
Oversee Academic finance staff regarding correct preparation of various forms such check deposits, online payments, travel reimbursements (initiated through Concur), shopping cart and other related financial transactions
Approve Academic program Procurement Cards
Allocate resources and develop efficiencies to improve and maintain the services of the School and to ensure positive financial performance
Provide departmental information as requested by the School or external entities as requested and appropriate
Assist with compliance matters
II. Human Resources Administration:
Review of faculty and staff effort, this includes submission of Eforms and adhering to compliance of effort reporting
Assist with monitoring academic programs salaries, headcount, and other key HR data
Work with divisional HR to ensure timely preparation of payroll, maintenance of other personnel information, and compliance with human resource guidelines for faculty, staff and student workers
Minimum qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, or other related field
Five (5) years related financial/accounting and financial management experience, e.g., planning, directing, monitoring, organizing, and controlling the monetary resources of a department, center, or unit
Additional education (Master's in a related field) may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Significant experience in spreadsheet development and analysis
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Background knowledge of expenditure accounting and reporting systems, Pcard, etc.
Knowledge of human resource administration
Classified Title: Financial Manager Working Title: Financial Manager-Academic Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: $69,140 - $95,005; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 37.5/ Monday - Friday Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60000006-SOE Finance Personnel area: School of Education
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