Are you passionate about financial management? Are you driven to provide excellent customer service in all areas of your work? The University of Victoria is calling for an innovative and creative leader, to join its extraordinary culture where dynamic learning and vital impact meet.
UVic is ranked as one of the best universities in Canada and in the world, enriching the lives of over 22,000 students and nearly 5,000 staff and faculty. UVic demonstrates an extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The University has earned a reputation for its commitment to research, scholarship and experiential learning and is widely recognized for its innovative and responsive programs, interdisciplinary and international initiatives and broad based co-op program as well as for providing a diverse and welcoming learning community.
The Director, Budgets reports functionally to the AVP Financial Planning and Operations. The Director is responsible for the development, management and operations of the University’s operating budget of $357M. S/he provides advice, information and recommendations on the budget and related policies and procedures to the executive team (VPs and AVPs), Deans and Chairs/Directors. As well the Director is responsible for developing long range forecasts in support of the University’s 3 year integrated plan, financial modelling for collective bargaining, budget systems including the financial aspects of the University’s enhanced planning tool and the development of associated Board documents. The Director works in partnership with a wide range of campus stakeholders including academic and administrative departments (HR, Payroll and Finance) to ensure systems and processes are appropriate, serve the needs of our clients and are appropriately integrated.
The successful candidate will possess an accounting designation and an undergraduate degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience. S/he will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience at a similar level, including supervisory experience, advanced problem-solving skills and creativity to develop financial solutions in an increasingly complex financial environment. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of systems and processes. The successful candidate must also have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop strong relationships as well as the ability to work in a complex unionized environment and across diverse stakeholders.
Application review will commence January 24, however the competition may remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Interested individuals can review full job description and must apply at: https://uvic.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/3459
An employee in this classification is excluded from the bargaining unit as defined in the Labour Relations Code.