Manager of Budget & Financial Planning - IT

Michigan Technological University
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,000
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Manager of Budget & Financial Planning - IT

Apply now Job No: 23226 Department: Budget and Planning Work Type: Staff - Full Time Location: Main Campus (Houghton, MI) Full Time / Part Time: Full Time Categories: Finance

Department: Budget and Planning

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

If you require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations to apply for employment, or for an interview, at Michigan Technological University, please notify the Human Resources office at 906-487-2280 or [email protected].

Job Description Summary

The Budget Office and the Information Technology department are looking for a 12- month, full-time Manager of Budget & Planning. The Manager would be responsible for overseeing the Michigan Technological University Department of Information Technology finances as well as assisting the Director of Budget and Financial Planning in financial analysis of other University operations and assigned projects. The position will have dual reporting with the Director of Budget and Financial Planning and the Chief Information Officer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • 1. Serve as a financial expert and provide counsel to the Chief Information Officer on budget and cost information to inform effective decision-making and to allow regular reporting to Information Technology leadership. 2. Perform complex budget projections, analysis of actual activity, and cost feasibility studies to facilitate decision making and planning as needed by the Director of Budget and Financial Planning. 3. Conduct periodic reviews of cost-effective purchasing and capital expenditures. 4. Identify and plan short- and long-range financial goals for the Information Technology department and other University operations. 5. Utilize Banner and WebFOCUS to access information regarding student employment, finance, and human resources information. 6. Monitor and collaborate with Information Technology including day-to-day, monthly, and year end operations. 7. Plan, develop, manage, and track all Information Technology program budgets. 8. Ensure all revenue, deposit, and expense transactions are coded according to Information Technology & University policy. 9. Analyze and prepare budget reports, statements, and spreadsheets for internal and external use, and provide regular report-outs to the IT leadership team. 10. Work with Budget Director and Chief Information Officer in budget forecasting and the creation of fiscal controls and records. 11. Prepare and submit annual reports including Educause Core Data Survey, Campus Computing Survey, and other compliance related documents. 12. Build and foster successful working relationships with other areas such as Purchasing, Financial Services and Operations, Human Resources, Advancement, and Financial Aid. 13. Apply safety related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work. 14. Provide leadership to foster a culture of safety. 15. Participate in University committees, as appropriate. 16. Supervisory Responsibilities: Functional supervision may be exercised over clerical support staff, graduate students, and student assistants.

  • Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work. Actively engage in University continuous improvement initiatives.

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  • Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

  • • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
  • Required Experience (minimum requirements)

  • • Advanced computer and software competency, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation applications. • Experience working in the areas of financial management, accounting, and/or budgeting. • Working knowledge of organizational business systems.
  • Desirable Education and/or Experience

  • • Two years' combined experience in accounting, financial management and planning, budget, and/or data analysis. • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting. • Master's degree. • Experience working in a collegiate setting. • Experience using Banner.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

  • • Strong written and interpersonal/oral communication skills. • Demonstrated ability to work with accuracy, precision, and attention to detail. • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities along with communicating status and potential issues to stakeholders. • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information and exhibit good judgement. • Demonstrated ability to exemplify appropriate customer service in collaborating with stakeholders. • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff.

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  • Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

    Language, Mathematics and/or Reasoning Skills

    Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

    Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

    Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 4 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

    Required University Training:

  • Employee Safety Overview

  • Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training

  • Annual Data Security Training

  • Annual Title IX Training

  • Required Departmental Training:

    Background Check:

    Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. Visa sponsorship is unavailable at this time. This is not an E-Verified Position.

    Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities

    Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) % (1=100%)


    FLSA Status


    Appointment Term

    12 months


    Pay Rate/Salary

    Negotiable, No less than $50,000

    Title of Position Supervisor

    Director of Budget and Financial Planning / CIO

    Posting Type

    Internal & External

    Dependent on Funding


    Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

    Additional Information

  • Please upload a list of at least three (3) professional references.
  • Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements)

    Advertised: 23 Aug 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close:

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