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Manager III - Facilities Finance & Budget Manager at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/02/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300052S

Position Title Manager III - Facilities Finance & Budget Manager

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 18. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Professional

Department Facilities Business Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field. Four years of experience in finance and/or project administration, or related experience. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Performs responsible professional financial and budgetary functions to enhance and support Facilities Management Department projects. Establishes, maintains and manages financial and budget processes and procedures. Oversees and maintains the University’s accounting software for all facilities construction projects.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides complex professional support for finance, budget, projects, programs and high-level administrative assignments. Manages financial and budgetary administrative and analytical operations for Sam Houston State University Facilities Management projects. Oversees and manages the administration of financial processes and systems developed to comply with regulations, policies and procedures. Oversees and manages the development, preparation and control procedures of construction project budgetary performance. Manages project financial set-up, budget and cash interdepartmental transfers within the ERP system and set up of automatic fees. Manages and prepares internal financial requests and approvals to include monthly project financial reviews for project managers. Manages the accounting and budgetary control procedures. Reviews, verifies, and recommends the approval or disapproval of budgets and transactions. Manages the financial closeout process for construction projects. Informs management of budget and fiduciary deviations, problems and events likely to affect operations. Develops forms and other electronic templates to maintain consistent and efficient management practices. Develops methods for the control of expenditures and encumbrances to comply with state and University policies and procedures. Ensures coordination of budgeting and financial procedures, preparation and reporting. Identifies budget and financial issues and opportunities, recommends solutions and coordinates resolution. Provides financial reports involving litigation or potential legal recourse. Facilitates the successful analyzing and processing of electronic financial and budgetary data. Assists and supports special tasks requested by Finance and Operations Department in preparation of construction project and income related reports. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Must have highly advanced computer skills, including database and spreadsheet applications. Must have advanced organizational and attention to detail skills including the ability to manage, plan, prepare and compile detailed data. Ability to work independently, research information and communicate findings. Make appropriate decisions within the framework of broad goals and objectives with minimal supervision.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...