The Education Abroad Financial Manager (Financial Analyst Senior) serves as the unit’s financial liaison, managing EA’s financial strategy and budgetary oversight. Because EA is largely self-funded, the Financial Manager interfaces with university financial departments, international partners and providers, UK faculty and related campus units to track $4M+ in annual revenue and $900K in annual operating expenses. Main responsibilities include:
Work closely with EA leadership to plan, implement, track, and manage the EA operating budget, exchange accounts, scholarship accounts and other related unit accounts.
Work closely with EA’s Faculty-Directed Programs Coordinator, faculty and international providers to manage program budgets and transactions.
Maintain EA unit accounting, including establishing office policy and procedures while ensuring compliance with institutional policy.
Minimum qualifications require a bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience in financial management, accounting or a related field.
Successful candidates will have business operations, financial management or accounting experience, excellent communication skills, organizational skills, strong attention to detail, time management, and a high degree of professionalism. Preferred qualifications include higher education or international education experience, experience with integrated student information systems (i.e. SAP, Banner, PeopleSoft).
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The University of Kentucky International Center (UKIC) is seeking a full-time international education professional to join our team. Situated within the UKIC, the Education Abroad & Exchanges (EA) team facilitates enriching global opportunities for UK students to study, intern, research, teach or do service through a variety of different program types. Follow this link to learn more about EA’s mission and values: https://international.uky.edu/ea/about-us
Additionally, EA maintains robust professional development opportunities to support each team member’s professional growth. Engagement with the field's professional associations, serving in leadership roles and making contributions to the field is expected and encouraged. The EA team is c...urrently composed of an executive director, assistant director, five advisors/coordinators, faculty-directed programs coordinator, financial manager, promotion and outreach coordinator, web and computer systems analyst, and operations manager. EA also employs a team of graduate and undergraduate students.
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.