Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

San Jose, CA

Posted: 6/25/19
Deadline: 7/18/19
Salary: DOE
Reference Number: 9288

About This Organization

San Jose State University is a destination for dreamers, innovators and high achievers. Our campus sees countless new discoveries every day—from faculty members cutting-edge research to students who discover new passions in the classroom. SJSU boasts a rich and diverse student body with students from different backgrounds including local standouts, first-generation students, ethnically diverse students, and international students.

The University is proud to offer a generous compensation and benefits package all in an environment where personal and professional development is encouraged. San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit

Job Duties

Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for SJSU leads a small high energy team providing financial partnership to units across all functions of the university. The Budget & Financial Management team provides analysis to support strategic decisions, conducts financial reviews of a wide range of business issues and leads financial processes such as planning, forecasting, and reporting. The Director reports to the Senior Associate Vice President for Finance & Business Services and is a member of the Finance & Business Services Leadership Team. SJSU’s annual operating budget totals more than $500 million.

Lead the annual institutional financial planning and reporting processes- 30%
Manage University Resources- 25%
Ensure Compliance with Budget and Financial Policies- 20%
Leadership & Staff Development- 20%
Ad Hoc Projects and Other Duties as Assigned- 5%

Required Qualifications

Five years of full-time experience in financial planning and analysis, or five years of full-time experience managing program budgets in excess of $100 million
Two years of supervisory experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Master’s in business, finance or economics
Higher education financial management experience



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