Job Details

SUNY Oswego
  • Position Number: 5171733
  • Location: Oswego, NY
  • Position Type: Business and Financial Management

Director of Budget and Financial Reporting

Description of Department: The Finance Office, as part of the Division of Administration and Finance, provides support to departments on campus in processing financial and administrative tasks associated with meeting the fiscal needs of the campus.

The Department of Finance at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Director of Budget and Financial Reporting.

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Compensation: Minimum Salary $90K commensurate with experience plus full New York State benefits package.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information.

Date of Appointment: As soon as possible.

Description of Responsibilities:

The Division of Finance & Administration at the State University of New York at Oswego is seeking a Director of Budget & Financial Reporting. The Director of Budget & Financial Reporting position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President for Financial Operations and is responsible for managing and developing our annual budget financial plan and the Dormitory Capital plan. The functions of the position will include: conducting complex financial analyses; gathering, analyzing, interpreting, and organizing data from various financial systems into useable information and presenting to various constituents for decision making purposes; ensuring thorough, accurate and efficient reconciliation processes exist to support accurate and informative financial reporting, projections, and recommendations. The position manages the budgets for our four main funds along with two analysts who report to the Director. The successful candidate in this position will be highly collaborative with colleagues in the division and across the University and have significant experience working with google sheets, excel, databases and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities and Areas of Focus:
  • Planning and preparation of the annual financial plan along with all required reporting.
  • Developing the Dormitory Capital Plan with stakeholders to submit to SUNY.
  • Preparation and analysis of Institutional wide budget planning documents.
  • Perform complex and comprehensive financial and project-based analyses.
  • Design informative presentations; effectively communicating complex ideas and concepts in a clear and concise manner to non-financial audiences as well as senior leadership.
  • Reconciliation of databases, business intelligence and position control.
  • Act as a liaison between the departments of Finance, HR and Payroll; collaborate with department of Human Resources to assign accurate salary grade, titles, and position distributions on position searches and personnel appointments
  • Supervise two professional staff as well as student staff.

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan. As such, the incumbent is expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Degree in Business or finance related field
  • 6+ years of financial analysis-related or business experience in progressively responsible positions.
  • 6+ years of experience working in financial systems and databases.
  • Proven ability to communicate financial data to non-financial audiences.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and ability to perform high-level data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
  • Experience working in Higher Education Finance - Specifically SUNY.
  • Experience in developing reporting and ad-hoc analysis

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan.

As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)

Additional Information:

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please click here to see our full non-discrimination policy.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

For Campus Safety information, please click here to see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery).

SUNY Oswego is a smoke free/tobacco/e-cigarette free campus. Click here for further policy details, including education and cessation resources.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Search Chair:

Karen Hurd at

Visa sponsorship not available for this position

Application Instructions:

To Apply Submit:
  1. Cover letter addressing qualifications
  2. A separate statement describing your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional experience or personal life or community engagement
  3. Resume
  4. Contact information for three professional references

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