Major Duties: General summary: Oversees business operations within the Division of Student Affairs.- Monitors department, college or division finances to ensure appropriate resource allocation, consistency and coherency. Reports and researches significant deviations from approved budgets. Forecasts financial performance using projection and statistical methodologies.- Applies advanced accounting skills and knowledge of departmental policies and procedures to daily work.- Ensures integrity of financial operations.- Conducts research and provides financial analysis and support on issues with financial implications.- Develops business plans and controls major projects and operational analyses.- May evaluate and manage contracts, budgets and negotiated agreements.- Establishes and interprets departmental, divisional and University policies.- Develops short and long-term planning models and methodologies.- Oversees and administers human resources functions for the division to ensure compliance with university policies, procedures, applicable laws, regulations and contractual requirements.- May participate in capital project planning and development.- May train and supervise student employees.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in related field such as business administration, accounting or finance from an accredited institution.- Three years' relevant accounting experience.- Budget management including financial analyses.
Internal Number: 352_57368
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.