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ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY- HR (96994BR) - Financial Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/jobs/6205553 Job Description

The Knowledge Enterprise at Arizona State University is seeking a Financial Manager to join our team. As the Financial Manager, you will be assigned to coordinate and manage unit-wide financial functions, compliance and internal controls including development and implementation of management and financial operations goals for the Global Security Initiative. Your duties will include verifying accuracy and timeliness of financial functions, processes, and accounts for assigned area in a complex unit or department with significant research, operations, and instructional emphasis. You will directly impacts the University goal of increasing research expenditures through the effective management of accounts. Finance team is growing, and this person will directly manage two current employees and lead hiring processes for future additions as needed

Essential Duties

Assesses unit financial functions and develops and implements procedures and objectives specific to improving operational effectiveness and efficiency within established policies.

Initiates and prepares financial reports and documents.

Monitors accounts for the assigned unit, provides budgeting and forecasting support, reviews and approves financial transactions, reviews and consolidates unit-wide account reconciliations.

Verifies accuracy and efficiency of purchasing transactions to ensure goods, services, and equipment are received in a timely manner.

Monitors ASU Foundation payments and transfers, manages and monitors staff ; Faculty startup funds for smaller accounts.

Prepares grant documents after awarded, reviews and approves travel requests, may supervise staff, maintains and audits unit-wide financial documentation and files; ensures financial services compliance; internal controls; and other functions designated by unit administrator.

Supervises and coordinates daily work activities; assigns, prioritizes and organizes workload utilizing knowledge of staff expertise to maximize efficiency and accuracy; monitors status of work in progress and reviews completed work for adherence to established standards.

Evaluates performance of assigned staff in conjunction with established unit, department and university goals and objectives.

Recommends and monitors compliance with department policies and procedures.

Working closely and in conjunction with unit and financial services, advises, interprets and provides direction to management and staff on university rules and procedures, Federal, State and local laws/regulations involving finance.

Working closely and in conjunction with Financial Services, resolves or assists with the resolution of financial issues.

Reviews account expenditure requests in accordance with established financial guidelines and policies.

Participates in a variety of departmental, unit, and university-wide initiatives and meetings to represent unit\'s interests in the area of finance and to ensure an integrative/collaborative support of unit and university interests.

Serves as a representative of the University at state, regional and national organizations, boards, councils and committees as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor\'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.