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Financial Manager

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Candidates interested in a career with a focus on financial and project management are invited to apply to join the team at ASU's School of Computing & Augmented Intelligence (SCAI) within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE).

Members of the SCAI Research Advancement team are responsible for providing financial oversight of grants and contracts while working closely with faculty who are making impactful advances in solving today's global issues. Individuals who understand the principles of financial practices, possess excellent customer service skills, and value continuous improvement are desired.

This is a mid-career track position (Level 3 of 6) with opportunities to increase complexity based on job performance, as well as growth into multiple branches of specialization or supervisory tracks.

Working at ASU has outstanding benefits which include: health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; ASU/UA/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to ASU recreation and cultural activities; and more. To estimate the value of your total compensation, please visithttps://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator Job FamilyFinance & AccountingDepartment NameSch Compt & Augmented IntelligFull-Time/Part-TimeFull-TimeVP CodeEXEC VP/PROVOSTScope of SearchOpenGrant Funded PositionThis is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.Salary Range$53,365 - $73,000 per year; DOEClose Date02-August-2022Category03

  • Manages a complex portfolio of accounts; analyzes and prepares reports.
  • Monitors expenditures and various financial processes related to sponsored projects.
  • Forecasts accounts to avoid deficits and provide information to end users for decision making.
  • Approves financial and payroll transactions ensuring the expenses are allowable.
  • Provides guidance and assistance in preparing administrative post award documents.
  • Responsible for preparing budgets in the ASU financial system.
    Leadership
    • Leads the budgeting and forecasting process for the school.
    • Leads new administrative initiatives impacting research administration and compliance.
    • Monitor faculty finances for the school, including developing and examining financial reports.
    • Works under deadlines, manages multiple responsibilities and duties, while navigating interruptions and unclear and/or changing situations.
    • Personnel management and development of assigned employees; mentor team members across FSE.
    • Fosters a positive team climate by working collaboratively. Assts leadership in setting clear team goals.
    • Develops and facilitates onboarding and training for new and existing team members.
      Communication
      • Responds to requests timely using effective interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills and methods.
      • Interfaces with faculty and across departments for efficient and effective coordination and communication.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND five (5) years of related experience,OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.Desired Qualifications
        • Experience in preparing and producing complex/detailed documents, financial reports, spending projections, and related materials for a high volume of awards.
        • Experienced problem solver who takes initiative, manages a complex workload effectively and set priorities while being flexible.
        • Experience working independently as well as a member of a team.
        • Demonstrated knowledge of the policies, procedures and requirements of all applicable regulations governing management of complex grants and/or contracts for sponsors such as NSF, NIH, DOE, ONR, AFOSR, AFRL, and ARO.
        • Experience in post award sponsored projects management functions and practices within a university environment.
        • Evidence of effective communication skills and a high level of customer service.Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Infrequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functionsDepartment StatementThe School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (SCAI) is one of six schools within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. SCAI has a nationally recognized faculty that conducts research, instructs and mentors students, and provides service to the profession and the community. Our degree programs are widely recognized and offer opportunities for students to participate in research. Our research impact encompasses "Computing data into information - secure and affordable, anytime, anywhere".ASU StatementArizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

          ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

          Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and 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, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

          Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
          In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

          Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources .ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.Instructions to ApplyApplication deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

          Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

          Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

          Cover Letter

          ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

          Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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