Posting Summary: The Director of Fiscal Operations is directly responsible to the Dean and Director of Research/Administrator of Extension. Plans and directs multi-million dollar financial/accounting activities/matters within the College of Agriculture to ensure the integrity and proper allocation of fiscal, human and physical resources of the College. Supervises personnel in the College's Business Office and works collaboratively with additional personnel strategically placed in other offices in the University. Ensures the integrity of financial data and accuracy of fiscal reports produced by the College. Identifies and solves problems in matters related to fiscal issues for all funded projects. Ensures compliance with federal regulations and guidelines relative to fiscal affairs. Supervises, trains and evaluates the performance of assigned staff. Interacts with funding agencies regarding fiscal matters; plans and develops short and long term budgets to provide projections and forecasts and analyzes financial impacts. Reviews financial reports prepared by fiscal analysts for accuracy. Acts as a liaison between funding agencies and Principal Investigators and/or Project Directors by providing financial policy support. Assists the Dean on special projects. Assists in the development and implementation of goals, policies, priorities and procedures relating to financial management. Oversees equipment inventory process for equipment purchased through federal grants. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 220_56178
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