Senior Budget Manager

Posting Details


Internal Title Senior Budget Manager
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 7
Level 1
Department Budgeting and Payroll Services
Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, economics or finance and 5 years of relevant, progressive financial and managerial experience; preference may be given for higher education experience. Experience must include 2 years of direct supervision of professional level financial employees. Must have proven leadership skills and ability to establish strong relationships with internal and external constituencies at all levels. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Extensive knowledge of the following: state government processes; accounting principles and practices; principles and theories of budgeting and financial management. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to higher education financial management. Ability to interpret and analyze complex financial data and reports and to develop budgetary objectives, performance goals and program managerial controls. Extensive knowledge of personal services expenditure issues, policies and procedures. Should have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Comments Regarding Position
Special Instructions to Applicants

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check and credit check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$48,622 - $60,000
Posting Date 12/07/2017
Closing Date 12/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2017163
Quicklink for Posting

Job Duties

Job Duties


Activity 1:

Analyzes and applies accounting/budgeting principles in the maintenance of budgetary and accounting information in the College’s automated systems. Provides training and support to campus employees for the financial reporting systems applications and the College’s ERP database. Evaluates and recommends adaptations of integrated data base systems. Systems, including Banner Finance, Banner Human Resources, and Cognos, are monitored daily and used in the development of internal and external

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25

Activity 2:

Provides detailed fiscal recommendations to the Director of Budgeting and Payroll Services and Senior Vice President of Fiscal Services; responsible for financial information provided internally and externally often used in determining funding and other allocation processes; involved in the development of modeling/forecasting of revenue and expenditure patterns based on any number of factors or assumptions such as enrollment, initiatives, etc.; participates in the development of budgetary goals, management controls, and funding sources; prepares and presents internal and external presentations; develops pro-formas and funding plans necessary to support capital projects.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 25

Activity 3:

Evaluates requests for information to ensure propriety of request, requester, and intended use of information. Informs management of the potential impact caused by financial decisions, making recommendation on such and directing the final response method.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 10

Activity 4:

Responsible for the preparation of complex and confidential ad hoc financial reports and analyses to management, Board of Trustees, IPEDS, etc.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20

Activity 5:

Supervises budget area including support staff. Responsible for development, implementation, and review of budgetary procedures; analysis of existing and proposed programs and financial requirements to determine fiscal feasibility and sustainability; analysis of accounts for deficits and/or surplus funds; working with program and fund administrators to evaluate budgetary control; reviewing the faculty/staff Roster for accuracy in state-allocated FTE and appropriate budget; and reviewing / approving budgetary transactions for accuracy and appropriateness. Maintains Budgeting and Payroll Services website.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 20

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
    • Post and Courier
    • Word of mouth
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Job fair
    • Hiring Our Heroes (linkedIn)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 3
  3. Other Document 2

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