Associate Director for Budget and Planning - Extended
Company: North Carolina A&T State University
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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must complete and submit an electronic application for employment
to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of
completing an electronic application.Applicants seeking Veteran's
Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process
of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to
criminal and sex offender background checks.North Carolina A&T
State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all
persons hired to work in the United States.North Carolina A&T
State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied
admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State
University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political
affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual
identity. Position/Classification Title Accountant Classification
Type SHRA Position required to work during periods of adverse
weather or other emergencies: Y - Mandatory Bachelor's degree with
12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or Associate's degree in
Accounting; or Associate's degree in Business or related discipline
with 12 credit hours of accounting coursework; or equivalent
combination of training and experience. All degrees must be
received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred
Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education Experience in
institution of higher education.
Experience working with integrated financial software, financial
implementation and conversion initiatives.
Extremely accurate with figures, ability to interpret state fiscal
regulations, very good analytical ability and the ability to
prepare various accounting reports, and considerable knowledge of
accounting/budgetary principles and practices. If no applicants
apply who meet the required competency level and training and
experience requirements, then management may consider other
applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies,
equity, budget, and market considerations. Required License or
Certification Primary Purpose of Position This position reports to
the AVC of Budget and Planning. The primary purpose of this
position is to lead a team of budget professionals in developing
budget modules, identifying and implementing operational efficiency
opportunities. This includes managing, supervising and interpreting
and establishing guidelines, parameters, schedules and procedures
for budget preparation. This position will develop policies for
budget monitoring and control; presenting reports and interpretive
budget analysis for senior management; and serving as a consultant
to support individual administrators in the strategic management of
their departmental resources. This will includes establishing new
budgets for new programs and monitoring of on-going budgets.
Monitor revenues and expenditures throughout the fiscal year and
directly manage related activities during year-end closing. This
position will continually assess and make recommendations to the
AVC of Budget and Planning regarding efficiency and effectiveness
of business processes and make recommendations for improvement.
They will also assist in analyzing and evaluating new programs and
their related budget impacts. Primary Function of Organizational
Unit The Office of Budget and Planning is responsible for directing
budget and financial reporting for N.C. A&T State University.
The University budget is over 250 million dollars and is comprised
of multiple complex funds and accounts. Preparation of state and
federal biennium operating budgets is a key function of this office
including the preparation of reports utilized by executive
leadership including General Administration and Office of State
Budget and Management. This office monitors and controls
departmental budgets and revenues of the University. In addition,
this office establishes sound revenue projections and allotments
which permit units to operate efficiently. This office is also
responsible for reviewing financial transactions to assure
compliance with University policies and procedures and state
regulations. Work Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Monday - Friday Key
Responsibilities and Related Competencies Required Competency
Duties -Manages the day to day operations of the budget office.
-Supports the AVC of Budget and Planning by providing input in
planning, creating and monitoring an institutional , data driven,
goal oriented budget.
-Manages the development and design of University budgets.
-Supervises and orchestrates the budget forecasts and analysis:
supervises budget preparations, manage the University biennium
budget request, manage year-end close, and prepares requests for
submission to General Administration, Office of State Budget, and
General Assembly on a regular basis.
-Maintains the budget system involving reoccurring task including:
supervising the preparation and submission of budget revisions,
providing a breakdown of budget items for certified budgets and
maintaining budget controls and records for the University budget
-Provides the necessary reporting to monitor and reflect
institutional revenues and expenditures and will analyze data and
information to isolate trends in spending and revenues. -Shares
conclusion with the appropriate personnel for planning efforts and
documentation of standard accounting practices.
-Supervises and works closely with the Budget Office Staff.
-Manages routine balancing, journal entries and complex
-Manages the budgeting functions and utilize the information and
figures to complete budget transfers, reports, correcting entries
and redesigning budget accounts or correcting/ reversing
-Manages the monthly allotment process and will assist with the
continuation and expansion budgets.
-Manages the year-end reporting process and will report directly to
the AVC for this process.
-Serves as project manager for all projects related to the Office
of Budget & Planning.
-Provides information to General Administration, Office of State
Budget and other Universities regarding program growth and the
future needs of the University.
-Works with the University community to ensure that the institution
is in compliance through audit of records and periodic spot
-Reports expenditures and forecasts budgetary needs. Required
Competency Communication and Interpersonal Skills Duties -Acts as
liaison to external agencies, such as OSBM , OSC , Treasurer, NCGA
and UNCGA .
-Provides consultation and assists in training Program Managers in
planning new programs or forecasting the needs of future
-Works closely with General Administration and the Office of State
Budget in communicating the budgetary needs of the University and
managing the important day to day operations of the budgetary
-Serves as management resource to campus for the interpretation of
budget rules and regulations. Required Competency Decision Making &
Problem Solving Duties -Serves as the responsible person for
identifying requirements for system related projects such as IBIS
and Banner; these are complex systems and will require special
skills in program planning and in-depth understanding of accounting
principles and university budgetary operations and future
-Provides special reports and information to faculty and program
directors as requested; requests are frequent and require budget
analysis and research.
-Applies knowledge of state and federal guidelines, plus
application of standard accounting principles and practices.
Required Competency Supervision Duties -Supervises Budget Office
Staff by providing leadership and initiatives that enable
-Manages and delegates work loads to team based on skill sets of
-Performs the annual performance reviews of direct reports.
-Acts as officer in charge in the absence of the AVC of Budget and
-Ensures that team tasks and assignments are completed according to
established deadlines. Working Title Associate Director for Budget
and Planning - Extended Competency Level Advanced Position Number
000106 Hiring Range $65,000- $78,000 FLSA Exempt Position Type
Staff Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time FTE 40 hours/week, 12
months Organizational Division Asst VC Bus & Fin/Budget & Planning
Organizational Location VC for Business & Finance Organizational
Unit Asst VC Bus & Fin/Budget & Planning Posting Number SPA1493
Open Date 02/05/2021 Close Date 03/05/2021 Special Instructions to
Applicant You must complete and submit an electronic application
for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in
lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking
Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of
Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during
the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are
subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North
Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal
law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment
eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment
will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T
State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political
affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual
identity. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with
an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have previous work experience in finance, accounting
- * Do you have extensive knowledge of principles and practices
of establishing new budgets for new programs and monitoring of
- * How many years of experience do you have in developing budget
modules, including guidelines, parameters, schedules and procedures
for budget preparation?
- 1 - 3 years
- 3 - 5 years
- 5 - 7 years
- 7 - 10 years
- 10 years or more
- * Describe your experience with budgets. What was the amount of
the largest budget you have managed? (Open Ended Question)
- * How many years of supervisory experience do you possess?
- 1 - 3 years
- 3 - 5 years
- 5 - 7 years
- 7 -10 years
- 10 years or more
- * Have you ever been apart of implementation of ERP system, in
a role of requirements identification and project manager? If so,
please specify system and role.
- Please Explain
- * Do you have the ability to comprehend, analyze, diagnose and
plan the implementation of advanced systems and networking
- * Do you have experience with the Ellucian/Banner system? If
yes, please indicate the module(s) for which you have experience
- * Please rate your level of proficiency in using Microsoft
Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher).
- No Experience
- * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for
which you are applying.
- NCA&T Website
- UNC System Job Board
- NCA&T Employee
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Inside Higher Ed
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- Other_____________ Required DocumentsOptional Documents
- Cover Letter
- Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
- Statement of Leadership and Management Philosophy EEO/AA
Employer Division of Human Resources
1020 East Wendover Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27411 N.C. A&T does not discriminate against any
person. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender
identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis
protected by law. N.C. A&T is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and
seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. In
compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to
verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to
complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon
hire. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies or
requesting a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process contact the Employee Relations/
Affirmative Action Office at 336-334-7862. Determinations as to
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