UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

BUDGET/FISCAL OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7339 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Supervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Supervise others in the design, development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of complex financial information systems and processes; act in an advisory capacity for senior management, including Chair, Director, Administrator and Principal Investigators, in support of the strategic goals of the department; perform complex technical fiscal analyses and financial reporting including planning, interpreting, reviewing and making recommendations regarding budget/fiscal operations that may involve an overlap or combination of disciplines.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This position has responsibility for day-to-day operations of multiple fiscal units. Under administrative direction, supervise the performance of a variety of complex fiscal administrative support functions such as analyzing and developing budgets for grants, contracts, state funds and/or program funds; developing and administering financial/fiscal policies; identifying, developing and evaluating financial alternatives and overseeing implementation; establishing and maintaining comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems; analyzing, establishing and maintaining cost center and/or self-sustaining accounts; maintaining professional fee records; coordinating diverse unit-wide fiscal support functions such as payroll, travel reimbursement, purchasing and fiscal planning. Positions at this level function in support of units with several diverse activities such as research, teaching, patient care, and community service programs.

The position requires centralized management of financial affairs across multiple fiscal units typically involving several site locations and varied customized systems. 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 position interviews and selects applicants, conducts training, assigns and schedules work, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary action. May require directing the work of other senior level employees.

The position 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 Business Administration, Accounting, or related field; five 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: 6/5/92
Revise Class/Title: 2/1/01

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