This position is expected to be a hybrid position and subject to change based on leadership determination in alignment with University guidance on flexible work arrangement policies and protocol.
This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!
Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. To do great, we have to be great. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!
Incumbent serves as Director, BFS Finance & Budget within Business & Financial Services (BFS). This position is responsible for planning, coordination, and management of the department annual budget in excess of 40 million; manages the financial performance and accountability and control environment for multiple complex divisions and self-supporting activities. Incumbent develops analytical and financial modeling tools to guide management decisions on staffing, operating funds, rates, and new business ventures. Has oversight and responsibility for long-term projections and analysis of available and projected financial resources. Designs and maintains financial information system; Establishes internal controls to assess and manage risk in areas such as budget and finance. The impact of erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals may result in additional costs to the department as well as workload issues to existing personnel.
This position also serves as a member of the BFS Extended Core Leadership Team (BFS-ECLT) in the capacity as Division Manager; participates fully in strategic planning, formulation of goals and objectives, and decision-making. Also participates as an active member of the CFO's Financial Team, and acts as a subject-matter expert to provide feedback to constituents and to ensure that various CFO and campus budget office directives and reporting requirements are achievable.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is also eligible for full:
1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
3) Life Insurance
4) UC Retirement Plan
NOTE: Salary placement is determined by the top candidate’s overall qualifications/relevant experience, market data and internal equity.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Comprehensive knowledge of finance and budget policies, practices and systems; budgeting and reporting techniques; fund accounting; human resource planning; accounting and bookkeeping.
Extensive, in-depth, hands-on experience (Typically ten (10) years min.) of and progressively responsible financial leadership/management position in a large and complex organization (public or private entity).
Demonstrated leadership in a public research university with complex, diverse problems, understanding the organizational structure and functions of the University and resource management. Extensive experience with complex systems, financial applications and managerial reporting applications.
Demonstrated expertise in the fiscal planning analysis, development and management of complex, high Required dollar (e.g., multi-million) volume financial operations involving fund accounting, staffing, capital budgets, operating budgets, financial analysis, financial reporting, budgetary systems, forecasting, long-range financial planning, and internal financial controls.
Strong leadership skills with demonstrated experience in personnel management & supervision, performance management, organizational administration and strategic planning.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated expertise in applying advanced computer technology as a problem-solving tool in financial modeling, analysis, budgetary management and other administrative functions.
Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with MS Office software applications (i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint) or similar software
General knowledge and/or experience with Oracle Financial Cloud platform
Background check required
Effort outside a standard work week is required during peak budget preparation and fiscal closing periods.
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Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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