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Assistant Director of Finance
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 30, 2021
Title Assistant Director of Finance
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Facilities Finance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Finance/Investment Management

Position Summary
University Facilities Finance Department seeks an experienced accounting/finance professional to serve as the Assistant Director of Finance.

Key duties for the Assistant Director of Finance include but are not limited to:

Assist the Director with the management of accounting and financial operations for the department. Key areas include financial planning and analysis, general ledger, procurement, accounts payable, job costing, accounts receivable and payroll oversight.

Continuously implement, review and / or modify Facilities’ policies, procedure and controls to:
Improve efficiency, accuracy and standardization of internal financial operations, analyses and reports
Align and integrate budgeting, accounting, procurement and payroll functions
Ensure compliance with departmental, University and State policies and procedures

Provide leadership to a staff of approximately seven FTE. This includes:
Provide development opportunities, coaching and recognition to staff
Create and managing performance programs and evaluations
Ensure appropriate staffing levels and cross training to provide uninterrupted services

Assist the Director in identifying and implementing initiatives that lead the department and its staff towards achieving its strategic goals. This includes reviewing business systems across multiple units to identify how to improve / streamline such systems.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.

Demonstrated expertise of financial procedures and processes, cost accounting, financial planning and analysis, and generally accepted accounting principles.

Advanced knowledge with Sarbanes Oxley compliance / other internal control measures.

High proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and customer service skills.

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