The University of Tennessee at Martin seeks a Director of Budget and Management Reporting is a senior-level management position reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration/CBO. The Director has operational responsibility for areas of Budget, Management Reporting, Sponsored Projects Accounting, and IRIS Coordination. The Director is responsible overall for the quality and integrity of the UT Martin budget, accounting, and central finance functions. The position also reviews campus personnel actions to ensure they are within budgetary guidelines and that the campus financial activities follow approved policies and procedures. The director meets, communicates, and interacts with external partners, senior administrators, and managers. The director develops and executes business plans and financial forecasts, and performs other duties as necessary or assigned.
This position prepares and reviews the annual forecasts of revenues including the state appropriations for a $148-million-dollar budget. The budget director identifies sources of funding for operating needs, reviews budgets and financial analyses to ensure that UT Martin is allocating resources consistent with strategic plans set by administration, analyzes areas experiencing budget and financial challenges and makes recommendations for changes/corrective actions, reviews and recommends the year end results of operations, and determines the adequacy and formulation of the campus reserves for fund requirements.
The position has departmental oversight for the budget, sponsored projects accounting, and IRIS coordination. The budget director hires, coaches, and mentors employees in budget and sponsored programs and oversees IRIS coordination to system and account structure. The position reviews personnel actions to ensure they are appropriate and within budgetary guidelines and approves sponsored project accounting transactions to ensure they are appropriate and in accordance to policy. The budget director participates with the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration in goal setting for the division and campus and provides consultation to the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration in matters of financial operations and analyses.
The position also performs campus-wide management and consulting. The budget director reviews student fee proposals for fairness and viability and advises departmental specialists and business managers on matters of fiscal procedure and activity. The budget director serves on committees such as Strategic Planning Resource Management Implementation and Elam Users Group.
Internal Number: 190786
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative endeavors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.