The UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world, providing management education to over 2,000 full-time and professional MBA, MFE, MSBA and PhD students; delivering executive education programs and conducting research that advances thought leadership in business and impacts the practice of management. The Anderson School consists of over 150 ladder and other professional faculty, over 2,000 graduate students, 250 undergraduate students, and 242 staff.
The Associate Dean and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for strategic financial management and forecasting of the School's annual budget of approximately $140M. This includes oversight of the business office and financial operations, highly complex short and long range financial models, annual revenue and expense projections (and quarterly revisions), income statement, cash flow statement, capital plan, program and unit P&L statements, calculation of school overhead and application to programs and units, monthly budget reporting and reconciliation, multi-year student fee setting and analysis, comparisons with peer institutions and coordination with other UC business schools. The CFO develops financial policies and procedures, actively participates in the strategic planning process, provides counsel to the Dean on financial and resource matters and represents the School to a variety of Board of Advisor, UCLA, UC and external partners.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 27198
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Demonstrated skill in effectively managing financial operations with understanding of the higher education environment.
Excellent analytical skills to develop creative, practical solutions and recommendations, as well as to define and conduct special projects within the areas of finance.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to adapt communications to diverse audiences with varying backgrounds or understanding of the subject matter
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with internal faculty and staff, and external units and partners, lead others toward the successful accomplishment of common objectives, and collaborate with others to resolve problems.
Ability to effectively manage human resources issues and supervise managers, professional and administrative staff members.
Experience in all facets of financial analysis, planning, administration, control and evaluation of a multi-million dollar budget with multiple fund sources; advanced working knowledge of accounting principles and business practices; ability to understand and analyze financial results, discern trends, and make effective and timely financial and business recommendations and decisions. Expert knowledge of all financial policies, practices and systems, budgeting and reporting techniques.
Extensive experience within the U.C. 10 campus system or comparable university experience.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
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