Budget & Finance Manager University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31508 Salary: 6,084 - 11,916
Position Description: The Budget & Finance Manager performs ongoing analytical responsibilities in support of the Finance & Systems area (F&S) and the greater Events & Transportation (E&T) division. F&S is comprised of 6 units: Business Process & Requirements, Financial Analysis and Reporting, Accounts Receivable & Cashiering (ARC), Emerging Technologies, Information Technology Support, and Applications & Systems Development. The Budget & Finance Manager provides operational oversight for the Finance group comprised of Financial Analysis & Reporting and Accounts Receivable & Cashiering.
The Budget & Finance Manager is responsible for the preparation and publication of annual operating budgets for the E&T division with revenue generation of $74M, an expense budget of $56M, $3.4M contribution to the campus bottom-line, $10M in subsidies for alternative transportation, and debt of $60M. This includes developing, implementing and promoting strategies to assure the continued financial health of all departments within E&T over a 10-year horizon, meeting five financial benchmarks. The incumbent plays a key role in calculating and setting fees for E&T programs and services, as well as ensuring sufficient revenue, while maintaining fees at or below market levels in order to minimize the financial impact on customers/campus departments. In conjunction with the E&T Business Process and Information Technology units, the incumbent serves as a key resource for major E&T projects.
The Budget & Finance Manager serves as a key member of the F&S management team, providing analytical support to the entire E&T division, while actively planning and implementing strategic business objectives and continuous improvement programs that support the division's Mission, Vision and Values. This includes: major long-range financial/budgetary planning for organizational structure and technology infrastructure; staffing and deployment analyses. To perform these responsibilities, the incumbent must balance competing user needs and service issues with prudent business practices. This position requires a high degree of judgment, flexibility, sensitivity, and management expertise.
The Budget & Finance Manager also oversees the activities and responsibilities of: (1) the ARC unit, which includes the following: reconciliation, deposit and reporting of cash/cash equivalents received; payroll deduction initiation/cancellation; recharge billing; sundry debtor billing; refund processing; collection of delinquent accounts, generation of write-off requests and other accounting transactions, and updating information on all databases; generation of statistical and financial reports utilizing Oracle and Access databases and Excel; collection and maintenance of the departmental unredeemed check files; reconciling ledgers; and responding to customer requests; (2) the AP unit, which includes purchasing, accounts payable, financial and business support to facilitate the day-to-day operations of E&T.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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