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University of Rochester Assoc VP Budgets & Planning - 228355 in Rochester, New York

Assoc VP Budgets & Planning Job ID 228355

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 098 Office of Budgets and Planning


8 AM-5 PM



Manages the Budget Office to develop and present annual operating and capital budgets, five year plans and data analyses to support the Senior Vice President & CFO, Management Team, Deans and their senior administrative and business staff and other departmental administrators in developing the University’s budget and long-range plans. Ensures strong working relationships with central departments and divisions across the University.


  • Serves as the primary source of expertise for the budget and planning processes for the University.

  • Demonstrates leadership and expertise in the areas of budget, finance, financial planning; leads the annual operating and capital budget development process; maintains long-range budgetary financial models and develops budget policies and procedures. Ensures strong working relationships with central departments and divisions across the University. 30%

  • Leads the annual Central Administration budget and allocation process; collaborates closely with central administration departments to review departmental needs; collects budgets and accurately model central allocations. 25%

  • Oversees the production of monthly and quarterly management reports; analyzes results and presents data findings, and trends to senior leadership. Identify and drive cost savings and efficiency initiatives. 20%

  • Leads, manages, and coaches a team of professionals; accountable for training and professional development of the budget team. 15%

  • In concert with the Senior Vice President & CFO serves as a liaison to the Faculty Budget Committee and provides support to Strategic and Financial Planning and Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees. 5%

  • Other duties as assigned. 5%


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or business degree with CPA and or MBA required.

  • 10 years of progressively comprehensive budget and financial planning leadership experience in a large complex environment required.

  • Sophisticated interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem solving, presentation and communication skills required.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively with all levels of the organization required.

  • Experience in higher education, healthcare, not-for-profit accounting or other complex companies is preferred.

  • Strong understanding and an appreciation for the complexity of a research-intensive academic health center required.

  • Experience with Workday, Axiom and/or Anaplan systems required.

    The best candidates will demonstrate evidence of many of the following preferred qualities:

    Adhere to and model ethical business and professional practices;

  • Advocate and lead change related to business and budget operations to ensure that operations are efficient, effective, contemporary, and compliant

  • Ability to lead and coordinate a complex annual planning process and ensure its successful implementation

  • Ability to anticipate and provide information and analysis needed to support executive decisions

  • Experience with the implementation and enhancement of information technology systems to support strategic and financial planning, budgeting and executive decision support

  • Possess a style that fosters and supports change and innovation

  • Inspire trust and confidence through actions that demonstrate integrity, transparency, and hard work

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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