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Associate Director, Fiscal Operations

Associate Director, Fiscal Operations

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US-NY-New York
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Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (PS1046)
Fiscal Operations and Human Resources

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Position Summary

The Associate Director, Fiscal Operations will execute financial management and operations functions at Wagner. This includes: a) developing and implementing finance-related short-and long-term strategic, tactical, and operational recommendations to meet Wagner’s objectives; b) developing financial models and systems for budgeting, forecasting resources and allocation, management reporting, metrics, and variance analysis to achieve operational and financial effectiveness; c) creating and applying policies and procedures for optimal internal controls in the procure-to-pay process; d) managing undesignated fund financial and accounting operations; e) acting as the subject matter expert and liaison for all areas related to finance and fiscal operations; and f) overseeing a small team of clerical and student staff that support these functions.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration

Required Experience:
5 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience with accounting and budget administration. Proven project management, operational, and audit background. Solid experience in financial management, strategy, and critical decision-making. A track record of productivity, financial analysis, and operational improvements.

Preferred Experience:
6 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Intermediate forecasting and modeling ability. Experience in higher education or the public sector.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, organization, and oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact with a diverse population at varying levels. Ability to prioritize work given competing priorities. Proficiency with intermediate-level word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with advanced-level word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Additional Information

NYU Wagner prepares public service leaders to translate ideas into actions that have an effective and lasting impact on the public good. Our faculty’s research changes the way people frame, understand, and act on important public issues. We provide our students with critical skills, access to all that New York City has to offer, and a deep understanding of context surrounding public service challenges—which they use to improve cities and communities across the globe.


For more information about Wagner, please visit our website.


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