Assistant Finance Manager (Finance Manager 2)

The University of Connecticut   Storrs Mansfield, CT   Full-time     Finance
Posted on April 27, 2022
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The University of Connecticut Facilities Operations Department invites applicants for an Assistant Finance Manager. Under the direction of the Associate Business Director, the Assistant Finance Manager manages and coordinates all of the day-to-day purchasing, financial, and budget activities of Facilities Operations (FO).


  1. Master's degree in a related field with at least six years of experience in the areas of finance, budget, personnel, and general administrative duties OR Bachelor's degree and eight years of experience as listed above.
  2. Proven track record of financial analysis skills.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of budget preparation, fiscal management, financial projections, and reconciliations.
  4. Knowledge of accounting standards, principles, and regulations.
  5. Demonstrated ability to resolve complex financial problems.
  6. Ability to work independently, exercising judgment in resolving issues.
  7. Ability to work effectively with University administrators, faculty, staff, internal departments, external agencies/groups, and the general public.
  8. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  9. Demonstrated supervisory and administrative ability.
  10. Must be available to report to or remain at work during emergency closures, emergency repairs, or significant events that effect operations.


  1. Master’s degree in a related field or CPA.
  2. Knowledge of and/or familiarity with standard university policies and procedures.
  3. Advanced budgeting and forecasting experience.
  4. Experience developing operating budgets and analyzing results.
  5. Experience with maintenance and capital project procedures including planning and budget development.
  6. Experience using a computerized maintenance management system, such as AiM, or a project management system.
  7. Knowledge of university and State of Connecticut procurement rules and regulations.
  8. Experience using HuskyBuy or a similar procurement ERP system.
  9. Experience using KFS or a similar financial system.
  10. Experience in an institution of higher education of similar size and complexity as the University of Connecticut.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.