Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.
Under the direction of the Budget Director, the Budget Specialist will be responsible for overseeing accurate financial information to manage the Administration & Finance budget.
Responsibilities and Duties
Develop, manage, and analyze division’s annual budget, including State and Auxiliary operations.
Develop strategies to promote continuous improvement of operational business processes, use of best business practices, and ensure efficient and responsible use of resources.
Lead and support to the division by planning, designing, developing, and implementing short- and long-term projects.
Create detailed financial reports and summaries on a regular basis for AVP, Administration and Finance and executive management, including President’s Council.
Collect and compile data to provide CFO and other executive an accurate financial picture of university financials at any given point in time to serve as the basis for Executive level, data driven decision making.
Oversee critical contracted services including leased spaces, tenant leases and food services. Ensure compliance with contracted terms.
Oversee the practices, procedures and policies of departments ensuring compliance with all USM, state and federal guidelines and regulations while providing excellent customer service to the students, faculty, and staff.
Proactively collaborate with Management Advisory and Compliance Services (MACS) to address internal control matters.
Serve as division’s assessment coordinator; oversee development, coordination and dissemination of policies and procedures.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's Degree and 5 or more years of experience.
Master’s degree preferred.
Higher Education experience preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here. TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
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