Stephen Smith  |  6/28/2017 3:39:48 PM

Financial Analyst/ Manager

WORK LOCATION: The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide organization with offices in every parish of Louisiana. The administrative headquarters, including the Human Resource Management Office, are located in Baton Rouge.

ABOUT THE LSU AGRICULTURAL CENTER: The LSU AgCenter is one of 10 campuses within the LSU System. The LSU AgCenter includes the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, which conducts agricultural-based research, and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, which extends the knowledge derived from research to the people of the state. The AgCenter is headquartered in Baton Rouge and has 12 “on campus” academic departments and five regions which are made up of 17 branch research stations and an extension office in each parish. For more information, visit the AgCenter’s web site at www.lsuagcenter.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position plays three roles in support of the LSU Agricultural Center’s budgeting, accounting, and finance functions. The specific duties assigned will depend in part on the background of the individual selected. This position reports to the Budget Director.

  • Budget – Assists the Budget Director and other staff members in the development of the AgCenter’s annual operating budget. Routinely monitors departmental/unit budgets and assists with budget related adjustments throughout the fiscal year. Helps prepare external reports that are submitted to the State, Board of Regents, Board of Supervisors, and the Federal Government.
  • Financial – Plays a back-up role to other staff members regarding monitoring of AgCenter funds, account balances, expenditures, and revenues. Assists in developing and generating management reports. Works with units to resolve problems related to account balances. Participates in developing plans for overall funding of positions and support. Tracks various types of funds and makes recommendations for allocating funds. This includes state, federal, local, and various other sources.
  • Financial Controls – Works with AgCenter administrative offices and unit offices to ensure proper financial controls are in place. Consults with units and reviews current procedures. Recommends changes to units, follows up on implementation, and reports to central offices areas of concern. Perform reviews and assist units with compliance on procurement rules and regulations, funds monitoring, segregation of duties, and other internal controls.

Performs other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Budget Director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Baccalaureate degree in business, accounting, auditing or a related field. Minimum of three years of professional level experience in accounting, budgeting/planning, audit or other related field. Other degrees may be accepted if combined with at least four additional years of related experience. Experience in the public sector and/or a university setting is desirable. Must have excellent interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 14, 2017 or until suitable candidate is identified.

DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of selection process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU by attaching cover letter, resume, and transcripts. (Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted.)

Todd Barre

101 J Norman Efferson Hall

LSU AgCenter

Baton Rouge, La. 70895


Email: TBarre@agcenter.lsu.edu

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