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03-Dec-2019 Finance Manager Harvard Graduate School of Education 51118BR
Job Summary Manage finance, accounting, and budget or other functional operations such as accounts payable or receivable, payroll, procurement, capital projects, endowment funding, or sponsored/non-sponsored research.
Provide timely and accurate monthly and year-end general ledger close activities including accruals, prepaid expenses, and monthly operations-related journal entries
Lead the reconciliation process for completed programs to ensure accuracy of financial data and reporting; provide timely and accurate budget-versus-actuals report
Perform balance sheet quarterly review
Maintain chart of accounts
Participate in the review of contracts
Typical Core Duties
Responsible for effective staff management for a group or team of employees, including hiring and orientation, training and development, workflow and performance management, and the promotion of an inclusive and innovative work environment
Manage business operations and administration that may include financial reporting, compliance, development of systems, and review and approval of transactions
Provide technical expertise, problem-resolution, and training
Prepare, administer, analyze, model, and forecast budgets to inform financial planning and decision making
May oversee interim and year-end fiscal and processes
Serve as the liaison within and between the School/ Unit and the University to provide comprehensive financial analysis and budget management
Ensure financial compliance with University policies and procedures and applicable legal rules and regulations
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 5 years' relevant work experience
MBA or Master's degree in relevant field
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, advanced excel skills
Knowledge of advanced financial operations principles
Work is performed in an office setting
Additional Information HGSE is a diverse community of learners, teachers, and employees who are passionate about changing the world through education and striving for maximum impact in the field of education.
HGSE Human Resources values diversity in all forms, and believes that each employee brings a set of diverse experiences and identities to the workplace that makes us stronger, encourages innovation, and enhances our collective contributions. We continue to develop and support a workforce that reflects the diversity of those we serve; fosters an environment that allows each individual to belong and to bring their best self to work; and creates the conditions that empower employees to contribute their full potential to advancing the work of the school. We do this by:
• Hiring and retaining staff reflecting the diversity of those we serve; • Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged; • Reviewing and ensuring fairness and equity in HR practices and policies including but not limited to hiring, promotion, and compensation; • Developing strong relationships and partnerships internal and external to our community to advance diversity and inclusion; • Communicating transparently and respectfully; and • Fostering an inclusive, respectful, and professional work environment
We regret that the Harvard Graduate School of Education does not provide Visa sponsorship.
About the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Many choose to work at the Harvard Graduate School of Education because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community that values diversity. For more information about HGSE, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: www.gse.harvard.edu