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Budget/Fiscal Officer I

Apply now Department: 3670085540 Salina Finance
Job no: 516338
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance
Pay Grade: 13A

About This Role:

Kansas State University Aerospace and Technology Campus in Salina is seeking an experienced Budget/Fiscal Officer to oversee and manage the campus budget, revenues, and expenses. In addition, this position will be responsible for:

  • Completing financial reports and determining financial needs and associated tuition increases, fee adjustments, and service rates
  • Reviewing and organizing all funding for the campus to determine availability for salaries, operating budget, construction projects, large equipment purchases, etc.
  • Daily management and supervision of Fiscal Services unit
  • Collaborating with Exec Director of Administration and Finance on financial submissions to Kansas Board of Regents
  • Collaborating with CEO/Dean to determine appropriate salary rates and adjustments for new and current hires
  • Participating as a member of the College Business Officers group
  • Liaison, financial, and management oversight and review for auxiliary contracts and vendor services
  • Managing the Salina Cashier’s functions, auditing and enforcing policy relative to cash handling and internal charges
  • Acting as administrator for Sage and MIP
  • Collaborating with Office of General Counsel, Purchasing, and Pre and Post Awards to oversee campus contracts, purchasing, grants, and insurance needs
  • Reviewing contracts, agreements, and MOUs for operational ability to comply and fit with campus and University mission. Negotiating terms with external customers as needed.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is eligible for hybrid worksite. Work is performed partially remote and partially on employer premises or designated assignment location. Employee must have availability to be on campus frequently throughout the work week.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field highly preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant status or MBA
  • Experience in accounting in higher education
  • Prior experience in managing human resources and accounting staff
  • 10 years’ experience in planning, implementing, and monitoring budgets in an educational environment demonstrated progressive experience in a complex business environment
  • 5 years experience of progressive management and supervisory experience in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reporting and financial analysis
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex financial information to internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the rules, regulations, and principles of higher education accounting and financial reporting

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for three current, professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

November 27th, 2023 and will continue until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$80,000 - $110,000, depending on qualifications

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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