Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and related experience.
Possesses a broad knowledge base required to direct staff to the proper subject matter experts, either within the service teams or within the central finance. Knowledgeable in accounting principles and practices and possess accurate math skills. Possess the ability to communicate effectively, professionally, positively, and effectively with a variety of individuals. Demonstrated ability to be flexible in working with other team members and customers. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Proven ability to effectively interpret and communicate finance related polices and guidance. Strong communication skills, with an ability to function and succeed in a dynamic environment.
This position collaborates with Finance Managers and ISU Central Finance Offices to identify training needs and operational priorities in order to ensure consistency throughout the finance service teams, and provides input to leadership on changes proposed by other units that could impact Finance Delivery. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Finance & Support Services and directly supervises three Assistant Finance Managers. Utilizing broad knowledge,thispositionprovidesguidance related to central finance, procurement, and grants policies and procedures, and helps manage relationships with central finance offices to suggest and support improvements to business processes.
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