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.