MA Cambridge, FINANCIAL ADMIN & OPS MGT III, Harvard University 1054

Harvard University

Financial Adminstration & Ops Mgt III
University Administration

Duties & Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, this position is an integral part of the OTD finance team and will perform or manage financial and business operational practices to create the highest level of organizational efficiency possible for a full range of operations, which may include general services, accounts payable, payroll, or specialty disciplines.

This position is responsible for managing finance, accounting, and budget or other functional operations such as accounts payable or receivable, payroll, procurement, capital projects, endowment funding, or sponsored/non-sponsored research.

Responsibilities, include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for effective staff management, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment
• Manage business operations and administration that may include financial reporting, compliance, development of systems, and review and approval of transactions
• Provide technical expertise, problem-resolution, and training
• Prepare, administer, analyze, model, and forecast budgets to inform financial planning and decision making
• May oversee interim and year-end fiscal and processes
• Serve as the liaison within and between the School/ Unit and the University to provide comprehensive financial analysis and budget management
• Ensure financial compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations

Basic Qualifications
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
• Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience
Additional Qualifications
• MBA or Master’s degree in relevant field
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced excel skills
• Knowledge of advanced financial operations principles
• Supervisory Experience

Job Function
General Administration

Sub Unit
Office of the President and Provost

USA – MA – Cambridge


Time Status

00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

Appointment End Date

Pre-Employment Screening
Credit, Education, Identity

Full Time – Monday through Friday 35 hours per/week

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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