The Office of Finance and Business Services is seeking candidates for the Assistant Director of Budget and Fiscal Planning role. The Assistant Director will be responsible for a variety of institutional budget planning and system controls which will include but not limited to the following:
Development of various financial reports and presentations as they relate to the College’s long-term budget and fiscal planning. Specifically, these functions include quantifying the potential financial impact of various initiatives on the College’s long-term financial health, review higher education budget models and strategic financial planning processes and make recommendations to senior management.
Collaborate with the campus community to identify and implement actions to improve budget development processes and transparency.
Support campus user population as the Oracle PBCS subject matter expert, maintaining metadata (dimensions) and required data validations on a regular basis. Prepare budget development training materials and conduct end user training.
Setup, monitor, and close Oracle PBCS for each forecast, budget, and month-end/quarter-end cycle. Provide user support and trouble-shoot a wide variety of issues.
Collaborate with finance and information technology resources, monitor integration and source/target system ETL process and ensure system and data readiness for key periods.
Responsible for creating and maintaining processes, procedures and documentation, develop standard and ad hoc reports to meet as per the needs of the business.
Maintain and modify existing calculation scripts, calculation manager rules and member formulas, application configuration, upgrading, patching and testing.
Completes special projects and analyses, and fulfills other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in from an accredited institution in business, information technology or related field.
At least 5 years of satisfactory professional experience.
Excellent proficiency in Excel and Smart View
Knowledge of Business Planning, Forecasting and Budgeting Processes
Ability to communicate to Information Technology and Finance resources
Understanding of Metadata management
Excellent writing and communication skills, including proven ability to prepare and present clear and concise reports to senior management.
Knowledge of Oracle PBCS/Hyperion Technologies
Certification in Oracle’s Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (EPBCS)
Advanced degree and/or Certified Public Accountant.
Experience in an institution of higher education, non-profit or government.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, diverse environment and stay abreast of the latest fiscal trends impacting public higher education institutions.
Ability to prepare clear, concise and effective financial presentations for senior management, college governance and external constituents.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Internal Number: 1359_1574269154
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.