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Assistant Director for Finance, Student Health and Wellness

Charlottesville

Assistant Director for Finance, Student Health and Wellness

  • R0043565
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Finance
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness (SHW) is seeking an experienced Assistant Director of Finance. This role reports to the Director of Administration and is responsible for managing the daily financial activities to include reporting on the overall financial operations of the department.

Primary areas of focus include accounting, budget management, payroll, financial analysis, purchasing, and reporting. The Assistant Director of Finance will serve as a finance expert with the ability work independently, make decisions providing the management oversight and direction for other finance staff to operate efficiently and effectively, adhering to established compliance guidelines, institutional standards, organizational timelines, and fulfilling leadership goals.

Job Description
  • Manage the day-to-day finance operations of the department, monitor accounting operations, sponsored research financial oversight, and make recommendations on resource allocations, plan and coordinate data management, record-keeping, and financial reporting needs.
  • Supervise staff performing finance-oriented functions and provide training and development of newly assigned or less experienced personnel.
  • Manage finance functions providing regular reports and recommendations to senior leaders, ensuring compliance with GAAP procedures, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Uniform Guidance as applicable.
  • Monitor operating budgets, expenditures, endowment income, revenue streams, sponsored research, and foundations budgets.
  • Review and track procurement contracts including several large Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs).
  • Responsible for taking on particularly difficult or complex finance tasks, using a depth and breadth of finance and institutional knowledge to complete them to a high standard.
  • Work with program directors, principal investigators, and the University’s Office of Sponsored Programs on research proposal submissions and subsequent post-award management.
  • Work closely with the Director of Administration on all financial operations including annual budget preparation.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties and projects may be assigned.


The anticipated hiring range for this role is will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is an exempt-level, benefited position. The successful candidate will pass a background check and health/drug screen. This is a full-time position with UVa benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
  • Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant subject
Experience: At least seven years of experience in a financial discipline, likely with supervisory experience. 11 years of relevant/finance experience accepted in lieu of degree.
Licensure: May hold CPA or other advanced financial certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Significant experience in financial analysis, budget management, and grants accounting preferably within an academic medical center
  • Mastery of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Uniform Guidance, and associated Cost Accounting Standard (CAS) principles
  • Demonstrated ability to manipulate large amounts of data and compile concise financial reports to leadership
  • Proven skills working within tight deadlines and competing priorities.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0043565. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching ‘Find Jobs.’ Complete an application online with the following documents:

• Resume

• Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process SkillSurvey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process. A minimum of three is required. For questions about the application process, please contact Michele Jarman , Academic Recruiter.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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