Associate Director of Financial Planning and Operations

Title: Associate Director of Financial Planning and Operations

  • Employer: Florida International University
  • Location: Miami, Florida, United States, 33199
  • Job Description:

    Associate Director of Financial Planning and Operations
    Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit

    The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking an Associate Director of Financial Planning and Operations to join our team of professionals.
    Duties Include:
    • Oversees the reporting and analysis of all funds including but not limited to Tuition, General Revenue, Foundation, Auxiliary and External Contracts.
    • Develops short and long term forecasting of enrollment, tuition, HWCOM departments and other revenue streams for the College.
    • Provides recommendation to the Director and Executive Associate Dean for unbudgeted requests from departments and solutions to funding critical initiatives for their area
    • Uses initiative to solve financial issues when working through budgetary issues with departments.
    • Collaborates with College units by providing policy interpretation, information, assistance pertaining to budgets and personnel matters, the application of the University fiscal policy, and other College policies and procedures.
    • Collaborates with the Executive Associate Deans, Chairpersons and various University and non-University personnel in the development and implementation of budget and financial activities.
    • Prepares financial presentations to the Director and other members of the Senior Management team.
    • Collaborates with HWCOM Advancement, Financial Aid and University Controllers with respect to the allocation of scholarships to medical students ensuring that it meets the long term plan of the College.
    • Develops and analyses the long term revenue stream of foundation endowments and assesses the availability of funds for budgeting and expenditure purposes. Makes recommendations where necessary.
    • Manages the procurement life cycle, working with key stakeholders, to include supplier selection, negotiation, contract drafting and award.
    • Works collaboratively with suppliers to analyze and reduce their costs, presenting additional savings and value to both entities where applicable.
    • Develops and manages a diverse array of stakeholder relationships to achieve quality service levels to units across the HWCOM ensuring that procurement needs are met timely an efficient manner and in compliance with state law and University rules, regulations, and policy
    • Implements cost reduction activities, utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods for the benefit of the HWCOM.
    • Develops and maintains purchasing procedures and best practices in accordance with established University purchasing policies and BOG Regulations.
    • Leads negotiations, formulate negotiation strategies, develop complex specifications and conduct market research to assist key stakeholders within the College of Medicine in the procurement process in conjunction with Purchasing Services Competitive Solicitation Unit.
    • Performs related duties as required or assigned by supervisor. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Master's degree in an appropriate specialization and four years of experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate specialization and six years of experience.

    Knowledge of Adaptive Planning Software for data analysis.
    Knowledge of Peoplesoft

    For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at and reference job opening ID 508043 Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references.

    FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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