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School Fiscal Officer

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00990P
Position Title School Fiscal Officer
Functional Title ATEC Fiscal Officer
Department ATEC (308000 Dept)
Salary Range Negotiable
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 03/01/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 03/20/2017
Job Summary

Provides leadership and direction in the financial operations of the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting, information systems or related field; five plus years accounting/financial experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting, planning, and analysis. Proficient in Microsoft Office products including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience preparing reports and presentations for senior leadership. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to successfully identify, organize and complete multiple tasks independently and within a team environment. Keen attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Professional demeanor. Proven interpersonal skills and experience managing confidential data.

Master’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting and/or CMA preferred. More than the required experience above. Experience using PeopleSoft or similar system. Experience using/modifying relational databases. Prior experience working in a corporate or university environment. Experience optimizing funds from various sources (state allocations, fees, contract/grants, endowments, gifts). Knowledge of development processes in higher education or non-profits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate the School’s annual budget process. Plan, develop, and manage budget including multi-year budget forecasts and revenue/expense projections. Maintain detailed knowledge of the School’s financial operations, funding sources, policies and procedures. Approver for designated financial activities. Review and approve monthly reconciliations.

Prepare monthly financial analyses. Support long term financial strategic planning, business planning, and operations monitoring. Analyze and control budget variances to ensure prudent fiscal management. Compile, interpret and communicate information to various internal and external audiences. Prepare ad hoc analyses and reports.

Interpret policies and regulations concerning the School’s financial activities ensuring compliance with the relevant university policies and procedures. Design and monitor systems of measurement and internal controls to safeguard assets and resources, and to satisfy auditing requirements.

Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Please indicate your highest degree level:
    • None
    • Associate's
    • Bachelor's
    • Master's
    • Juris Doctor
    • PhD or equivalent
  3. * Please rate your skill level in using Microsoft Excel.
    • None
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  4. * Please describe your financial management and budgeting experience

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you a CPA or CMA, or have the desire to pursue certification?
    • I am a CPA and/or CMA
    • I have a desire to pursue certification
    • I have no desire to pursue certification

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214