A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking an Assistant Director, Budgeting & Planning on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. This position reports to the Director, Budgeting & Planning. The assistant director for budgeting and planning will perform complex and comprehensive work including forecasting, research analysis, trend analysis, financial modeling, and report writing related to budget preparation and submission; lead in providing analytical counsel and support for special projects to senior management; provide ongoing support to the vice presidents, deans, directors, college administrators, and professional staff; lead compilation, control, and monitoring of the university’s budgets; serve as administrator for budget development software; research, develop, evaluate, and formulate modifications and improvements to budgeting policies and financial procedures; support university financial reporting efforts including accreditation reports, financial audit report preparation, and monthly financial report summaries and analysis; supervise Truman State University finance interns and related account reconciliations; direct development and management of the university's 5 year forecast; and facilitate finance duties within the HR hiring process.
Regular office hours plus evening and weekend hours during budget development cycles and other deadlines.
Major Job Duties
Lead the budget development process including development of budget preparation schedules, communications, forms, and training for all participants (approximately 100 individuals campus-wide).
Perform monthly budget adjustments (approximately 3000 line-item changes per year) and analysis.
Direct development and maintenance of short and long-term financial forecasts for the university and developing programs (proformas).
Provide counsel and analytical project support to senior management.
Manage reporting of construction in progress.
Prepare external financial reports for accreditation.
Supervise intern performance and productivity.
Provide finance support with the human resources hiring and posting process (estimated 800 transactions per year).
Other duties as assigned by the director.
Budget development and maintenance responsibilities
Facilitate annual budget interviews with president's cabinet and deans
Provide financial performance reports to CFO and executive leadership team
Work with budget managers and staff to resolve budget challenges and questions
Monitor actual expenditures against budget to identify and assist to resolve problems
Prepare schedules for annual audit reports and other external financial reports as needed ie. AACOM, CODA, IPEDS, etc.
Prepare assignments for interns and review submitted work for quality, accuracy, and timeliness
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field required
Knowledge of university budgets and processes
GAAP accounting, financial reporting and analysis knowledge
Non-for-profit accounting knowledge helpful
Demonstrated expertise with spreadsheet and word processing software
Good oral and written communication skills
Extensive knowledge of development tools, spreadsheets, and other report generators
Knowledge of budget preparation and budgeting methods
Ability to express ideas and effectively communicate both in writing and orally, with all employees including the senior management team
Demonstrated ability to manage time and resources in an efficient manner
This individual must be able to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines
Position requires good working relationships with administrators, faculty, and staff
Internal Number: ATSUA01646
About A.T. Still University
A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. Learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 700 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.
ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.
ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in... communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.
Residential programs offered include: Osteopathic Medicine, Dentistry & Oral Health, Biomedical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Audiology.
Online program offered include: Public Health, Kinesiology, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences.
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