The Provost Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Asst Dir, Academic Financial Strategy to join our team. The incumbent will manages and oversee complex financial, budgetary, and analytical operations for the Provost office as well as the Academic Affairs Division. The incumbent will serve as a key partner with the Vice Provost to provide high quality and timely financial information & analysis to support strategic plans. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Monitors Academic Affairs budget status and prepares detailed forecasts of year-end results utilizing multiple forecasting techniques. * Prepares financial models and analyses in support of strategic decision making. Analyses will be both prescribed and ad-hoc to include forecasting tuition, state appropriations, and fee income. * In collaboration with the Academic Affairs program coordinator, is responsible for all administrative and financial affairs for the Provost's Office including, staff human resources, procurement, travel, asset management, etc. Responsibilities also include reconciling accounts and regular management reporting. * Develops and monitors metrics in support of the University's and VPAA's strategic plans. Identifies and implements process improvement initiatives in support of strategic priorities. * Leads and mentors departmental staff in financial and strategic management. Collaborates with Academic Financial Officers, as well as other university offices, in matters related to assigned areas. * Identifies best practices and implements financial management strategies in support of the University's and VPAA's priorities. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree with coursework in Accounting or Business Administration and five years of highly responsible and varied experience in financial administration at the University or similar related outside experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Thorough knowledge of (or ability to rapidly assimilate and retain) University fiscal and administrative policy, procedure and practices. * Thorough knowledge of sound business management principles, policies, and techniques. * Ability to work under considerable pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and to coordinate the work of others. * Marked ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Functional computer applications skills. * Ability to work on complex and confidential tasks utilizing judgment, tact, and resourcefulness. * Knowledge of safe working procedures and security measures related to work performed.