This position is responsible for assisting with developing and providing financial reports for the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs; provide support and coordinate a variety of business matters including reviewing business documents and assisting in monitoring, researching, and analyzing accounts; and assist with budget planning.
Assist in the review of academic programs (new and current) to ensure programs are financially sound and offer suggestions on ways to improve programs financially using various data warehouses. Prepare financial related documents for new academic program requests and help ensure obligations for new successful programs are being met. Maintain a log of commitments for new programs to be reviewed by the Provost.
Coordinate the preparation and review of requests for new or increasing differential tuition and/or fees for the Academic Affairs division prior to Provost approval.
Work with the Bursar, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and others involved with the Academic Partnership and the REUP Education contract agreement. Review the information on the billing statement for accuracy before the Business Coordinator II processes the invoices.
Work with the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bursar, Study Group Liaison, and Colleges involved on the Study Group contract. Handle the financial part of the Study Group contract by reviewing the information to create an invoice before the Business Coordinator II prepares an invoice for payment.
Work with the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bursar, University Reps in the Texas Physics Consortium, and Colleges and handle the financial part of the Texas Physics Consortium by reviewing the information to create an invoice before the Business Coordinator II submits for payment as well making sure all invoices are paid that are received from the universities involved in the TPC.
Develop and manage financial models to ensure strategic goals are being met which include preparing projections, analyzing variances, and reporting findings.
Assist the Business Administrator III with reviewing the Faculty Search requests, Fiscal Request, and the Supplemental Pay request forms before submitting to the Office of the President, Provost, and/or Vice President for Finance & Administration. Communicate with the Colleges if necessary.
Review course releases and help the Provost ensure release goals and financial targets are met.
Assist in gathering data and information to prepare reports for summer school enrollment, adjuncts and others teaching, as well as the faculty promotions and equity adjustments.
Assist Provost and Business Administrator III with the annual budget and legislative processes and review documents for financial accuracy prior to the Provost's approval.
Create DBRs, DCRs, IDTs, PCTs, and fiscal requests as needed. Assist with reviewing payroll documents.
Serve as backup to the Business Administrator III when necessary.
Perform other analysis and duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field.
Four (4) years of related experience.
Requires a solid understanding of financial planning in a decentralized environment.
Demonstrate skill in quantitative financial analysis and budgetary control.
Advanced analytical, evaluative, objective critical thinking and problem-solving skills required.
Ability to compile and prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses and reports using spreadsheets and information from data warehouses. Must be able to interpret data for management use.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Master's degree in Accounting or Finance.
Experience in financial management in higher education or a similar academic setting.
Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of TAMUS automated financial systems.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.