The Office of Finance and Treasury seeks an experienced financial services management professional to lead our shared financial services program. The financial shared services manager is responsible for the proactive, responsive, and effective delivery of financial services for participating academic and administrative departments. There are approximately 24 campus departments currently participating with total budgets in excess of $70 million. Reporting to the assistant vice president, financial services, in the Office of Finance and Treasury, the shared services manager will collaborate with departmental managers to ensure the effective delivery of financial processes and will serve as a liaison between campus departments and the Office of Finance and Treasury. The shared services manager will oversee operations of the program, including ensuring that staff are appropriately trained, regularly evaluated, and that the quality and consistency of service is high. The manager will implement, execute, and modify service level agreements with participating units; track and monitor service delivery, and adjust work assignments for the team as warranted, including serving as back-up for financial transaction execution.
Additionally, the manager will investigate and initiate opportunities to expand the delivery of shared financial services to campus, including the development of value-added services and the development of business plans and processes to support expanded service. The shared services manager serves as an internal consultant to departments that regularly participate in the program, as well as campus departments that would benefit from interim support. S/he helps develop and improve processes and procedures and create mechanisms for timely and efficient workflow with the campus departments.
The shared services manager supports and supervises a variety of financial functions such as preparing and approving electronic expense reports, payment requests, journal entries, and requisitions; entering and maintaining salaries and other data in the Labor Accounting system; onboarding suppliers; preparing financial reports; and coordinating the university credit card processes. S/he will manage other financial activities such as working and communicating with faculty and other departmental staff and students to ensure purchases are allowable and within budget and funds are accounted for appropriately. This person also ensures that internal controls are in place to achieve compliance with university policy and procedures. The manager will also develop business processes that are consistent with overall finance and treasury processes, but that reflect the operations of the shared financial services program.
The Office of Finance & Treasury actively searches for staff members of exceptional ability and promise who share in Princeton University's commitment to excellence, and who present a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. We offer varied professional opportunities spanning all aspects of financial management, analysis, and processing in support of the teaching and research mission. As part of the University community, we respect the dignity and individuality of each member while trying to foster a sense of shared experience and common purpose. We are unwavering in our commitment to both diversity and community and embrace the variety of talents, backgrounds, and perspectives of all of our colleagues.
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