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Fiscal Officer/Business Manager (Administrator I)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

California State University, Dominguez Hills has retained COOPER COLEMAN to manage the search for the Fiscal Officer/Business Manager position in the College of Continuing and Professional Education. For detailed information, to apply, or to nominate a candidate, please visit:

Working Title: Fiscal Officer/Business Manager

Department Name: College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE)

Division: Academic Affairs

Classification Title: Administrator I

MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Position Salary Range: $6,672 - $10,008 per month

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $7,500 - $8,300 per month

Salary is commensurate with experience.

The position will remain open until filled with priority given to materials received prior to Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

About the Position:

Under the general direction of the Dean of College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE), the incumbent assists management with oversight of CCPE's budget processes, accounting, and human resource matters. Scope of responsibilities include: budget planning and development; preparation and coordination of the annual CCPE budget; annual budget reviews with College Partners; projection/forecasting of tuition fees and other revenues; processing approved funding changes; financial analysis and preparation of various budgets reports for purposes of ensuring responsible and appropriate financial management of CCPE resources; assurance of compliance with federal, state, and university statutes and policies; fiscal and administrative integrity that promotes meaningful relationships with both internal and external constituencies; developing budget policies and procedures; supporting the Dean's leadership team and other end-users in administering and understanding CCPE and CSUDH budgets.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates with management in providing budget oversight, strategic planning, development, oversight and administration of CCPE funds.
  • Prepares and coordinates annual budgets.
  • Projects tuition fees and other revenues.
  • Monitors and interprets CSU and CCPE budget information and/or policies to include university and legislative activities and Executive Orders that may affect the budget.
  • Participates in the formulation, presentation and reporting of CCPE's budget and expenditures.
  • Provides training to staff, holds information sessions, and apprises campus officers on changes to budget policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three - five (3-5) years of experience and the equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
  • Responsible accounting, budget forecasting, budget planning, administration and strategic planning experience and evidence of at least mid-level technical experience involving budget and fiscal management. That evidence includes fiscal planning, preparation, analysis, and budget control.
  • Ability to instruct middle management and program directors in fiscal management techniques required.
  • One (1) year of supervisory/managerial or leadership experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting, accounting, and public finance.
  • Knowledge or research techniques and of statistical principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of modern computer systems, software and databases.
  • Ability to analyze, plan, forecast, organize and work independently.
  • Ability to independently interpret and apply a wide variety of budgetary program rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to have excellent written and oral communication skills in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in business, accounting, finance, public administration or a related field.
  • Higher education administration, budget and financial operations preferred.
  • Big 4 accounting or major corporate sector experience is desirable.
  • Experience with human resources, procurement and travel software program, highly preferable.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.
  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

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