Aug 21, 2019
The Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer for the School of Public Health is accountable for providing leadership and direction for the day-to-day financial operations of the school. The incumbent is responsible for providing the following: financial forecasting; budgeting; financial planning; purchasing; accounts payable management; control of all school fund sources (e.g.: appropriated funds, sales and service accounts, overhead (ICR), discretionary gifts and endowments); financial policies and procedures interpretation and implementation; oversight of central contracts and grants managed in the Finance Office; the annual budget processing and training of department administrators. The incumbent is responsible for reviewing systems and business processes, developing administrative and financial programs, when applicable, and applications and implementing in a systematic way the applications to the departments and central administration. 1.Analytical skills to assess financial information, practices and procedures, analyze relationships, define problems, formulate logical conclusions, develop alternative solutions and implement recommendations. 2. Working knowledge of general and public accounting, principles, practices and theories. 3. Experience in program and project budgeting. 4. Demonstrated skill in financial planning, budget preparation, fiscal monitoring, control and administration of multi-million dollar budgets with multiple funding sources. 5. Knowledge of automated accounting and financial management systems. 6. Ability to identify problems, analyze information, develop alternative approaches and recommend solutions in matters related to financial management. 7. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, administrators, faculty and the public concerning the management of the organizations. 8. Mature interpersonal skills to develop and maintain close working relationships with a diverse body of administrators, faculty and staff in an academic environment. 9. Knowledge of University policies and procedures, in particular those relating to fiscal management of both extramural and institutional funds, procurement, and contract and grant administration. 10. Skill in hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, and if necessary, counseling and disciplining staff. 11. Ability to organize and delegate tasks, set priorities and establish a workflow. 12. Proven ability to understand and communicate the operational responsibilities and related needs among internal staff and external organizations. 13. Working knowledge of University sales and service activities and experience in preparation and monitoring of annual budgets. 14. Knowledge of University and funding agency payroll policies and regulations. 15. Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team. 16. Ability to work in an environment of constantly changing priorities and to alternate between projects and tasks to meet conflicting deadlines. 17. Working knowledge of database design and implementation. 18. Working knowledge of database software (e.g., Oracle, Paradox, Access, SQL). 19. Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. 20. Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Windows. 21.Expert knowledge of Financial and Accounting Systems and various Business Applications. 22.Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills. Salary: $6,667 - $13,166 a month.
UCLA Los Angeles, CA, USA Finance