UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

BUDGET/FISCAL UNIT SUPERVISOR

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7338 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Supervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Supervise others in the development, implementation and maintenance of complex financial information systems and processes, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance with applicable regulations and accounting practices. Perform complex technical fiscal analyses and financial reporting including planning, interpreting, reviewing and making recommendations regarding fiscal operations that may involve an overlap or combination of disciplines.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This position has responsibility for day-to-day operations of a fiscal unit, and regularly assigns, instructs and checks the work of others. Under administrative direction, independently establish procedures and methods for developing and monitoring budgets or fiscal functions, and for collecting, analyzing, interpreting and disseminating budget/fiscal information for the organization. Responsible for a major budget function, such as position control or allocation control; or for evaluating financial alternatives and recommending appropriate action; establishing and maintaining comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems; and recommending or implementing changes to fiscal information systems which have department-wide impact.

Positions at this level function in support of a unit with several diverse activities such as research, teaching, patient care, and community service programs. Oversight of functions may cross into multiple sites, and may require direction of Professional Staff and other higher level employees.

Incumbent exercises a high level of decision-making authority with respect to allocation and expenditure of funds, and is involved in the evaluation, recommendation or actually making the financial decision.

With delegated authority, the incumbent interviews and selects applicants, conducts training, assigns and schedules work, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary action.

Incumbent has signature approval authority for daily payroll, purchasing, budget allocation, and other financial transactions. In the absence of the Administrator, may be delegated additional approval authorities.

TYPICAL WORK

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field; three years of experience in administration of departmental financial processes and systems, or equivalent combination of education/experience. Relevant on-line application experience required.

Knowledge of UW policies, regulations, and institutional/state accounting and/or budget procedures highly desirable.

 

New Class: 1/3/73
Revised Class/Title: 6/5/92
Revised Class/Title: 10/31/00
Revised Class/Title: 2/1/01

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05