The position reports to the Associate Vice President for Financial Planning and Budget and provides support for the University’s financial planning and annual budget development, implementation, and management. This position will focus on support and expansion of the University’s operational reporting capabilities of the university’s business processes, data-informed decision-making, and strategic planning activities. This position is responsible for the design and development of complex financial models and business intelligence dashboards utilizing the University's budget and planning system (Adaptive Insights). This position will serve on several University committees including the Enterprise Technology Committee.
Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in accounting, management, or finance. The incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum three years with accounting/finance databases or information systems. Higher education administration experience highly desired.
Minimum of three years of experience in developing reports, dashboards, data visualizations, and scorecards using business intelligence and visualization software.
Demonstrated knowledge of databases and proficiency with SQL language
Experience in visualizing data to illustrate business intelligence goals
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and financial planning software programs, such as Adaptive Insights and Workday.
Demonstrated knowledge of data science.
Significant experience in a leadership responsibility in finance, budget, or related function in a complex organization, preferably a college or university, is required.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by a background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Exemplary critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail and commitment to exceptional work quality standards.
Demonstrated organizational, negotiation, and presentation skills.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.