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Budget Director I

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Opportunity

The College of Graduate Studies seeks a Budget Director I. This position provides planning, management and/or support for budget and financial operations activities including accounting, internal controls and financial systems, budget services, internal and external auditing, procurement and payroll. The Budget Director I serves as a liaison between the unit and key support offices and directs budget related business transactions and handles special situation as they arise.


  • Serves as the Responsible Fiscal Officer and administers fiscal and accounting functions.
  • Provides financial guidance to the leadership and unit personnel as it relates to the planning, preparation, and execution of department budgets.
  • Presents management with financial alternatives as necessary and formulates plans for implementation.
  • Prepares visual reports that reflect the college's performance across various metrics.
  • Analyzes proposals that support strategic plans for the college/department.
  • Assists in planning, development, and decision-making.
  • Collaborates with leadership to define strategic vision and set college priorities.
  • Assesses new programmatic initiatives, analyzes resource allocation, and determines budgetary implications.
  • Formulates and administers the annual operating budget and performs long-term budget planning.
  • Manages college budget implementation and the preparation of budget allocation documents.
  • Completes variance analyses and college fiscal reporting in accordance with UCF's Standard Budget Ledger (SBL) initiative.
  • Oversees grant administration.
  • Manages audits.
  • Oversees personnel and payroll activities for the college.
  • Develops, implements, and interprets fiscal and accounting policies.
    Job Requirements:
    Title: Budget Director I

    Job #: R101600

    Open Date: 08/30/2022

    Closing Date: Open until filled

    Annual Salary: Negotiable

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's or Master's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience, including 3+ years of leadership experience.


    Experience working in a complex University environment is a plus.

    Demonstrated ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies as well as the ability to explain facts, processes, procedures, and financial concepts to others.

    Experience in preparing annual reports, evaluating budget proposals, and analyzing data to determine the costs and benefits of various program.

    Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to keep confidentiality.

    Experienced in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

    Familiarity with computers and computer systems to support, configure, run reports, enter data, or process information. Prior Workday experience is a plus.

    Ability to work as part of a team environment while developing highly effective and valued professional relationships with peers, colleagues, and cross functional teams and to conduct oneself in an ethical manner.

    Special Instructions:

    If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

    Please Note: Applicants MUST apply through . No paper applications, resumes,

    cover letters or emails will be accepted or considered for this position. Cover letters, resumes, and other

    documents can be attached through the website.

    Your assistance with the University of Central Florida's Affirmative Action Plan implementation is

    appreciated. The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the

    information to compile statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your demographic

    information will be used only for affirmative action.

    The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.

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