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Finance Manager | Stanford University - Military Veterans

at Herc - Norcal

SCHOOL/UNIT DESCRIPTION: The Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) is a rapidly growing institute within the Dean of Research. As an independent research institute, HAI's mission is to advance AI research, education, policy, and practice to improve the human condition. What's unique about HAI is that it balances diverse expertise and integration of AI across human-centered systems and applications in a setting that could only be offered by Stanford University. In realizing our mission, our staff are critical to supporting our organization's goals and enabling Stanford faculty and students to accomplish its mission conducting cutting-edge research with the objective of formulating innovative solutions to global challenges. Together we're helping to build the future of AI. Our VPDoR Diversity Journey: We create a hub of innovation through the power of diversity of disciplines and people. We provide equitable access and opportunity to all members of the community in order to do their best work, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We listen to and value all colleagues who bring diverse perspectives to the advancement and development of a respectful community. We promote a culture of belonging, equity, and safety. We embed these values in excellence of education, research, and operation. POSITION SUMMARY: The HAI Senior Finance Manager reports to the Director of Administration of HAI and is responsible for managing the staff responsible for finance and control functions as well as for managing the day to day finance operations for the department. CORE DUTIES: Manage the work of other employees, make hiring decisions, provide coaching and mentoring, manage performance, contribute to succession planning within area of responsibility. Establish overall objectives or direction for a unit, project, or operational area. Plan, direct, and monitor all budgets for areas of responsibility, and manage business operation and administration of a functional unit or area; may lead a team in providing post award sponsored research administration and services. Identify and resolve complex issues which may span multiple areas, apply ingenuity and creativity to problem analysis and resolution. Oversee report preparation and analysis requiring the consolidation of multiple, complex financial and statistical data points. Communicate financial policies and procedures; ensure accuracy, completeness, and timeliness for management financial processes and reports. Collaborate with other colleagues on cross functional projects; contribute to solutions that may affect policy changes or the development of new controls or processes. Contribute to projects in work area or unit; make decisions determining approach to managing and completing processes. Represent the unit within the functional unit or school and to external constituencies MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree and six years relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Knowledge of Oracle or other business financial systems. Solid understanding of financial principles. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to clearly and effectively present information to internal and external audiences, and all levels of management. Strong analytical skills to review and analyze complex financial information. Strong leadership and management skills with previous experience managing people, delegating workload and providing direction/corrections as necessary. Knowledge of property management requirements related to Stanford or non-Stanford title of equipment and fabrications. Demonstrated competency in project management of a high volume of work, some of which is cyclical. If managing sponsored projects, ability to manage post and pre award administration for sponsored projects within his/her unit. Knowledge and fluency of governmental regulations and completion of Cardinal Curriculum level I and II. Knowledge of procurement needs, including sole-sourcing, cost analyses, vendor requirements, and small business reporting. Demonstrated experience working successfully with PIs, their administrative staff, and the office of sponsored research and external sponsors. Demonstrated success in performing meticulous, high quality and compliant work. Ability to interpret complex research and fiscal policies, assimilate information from a wide range of resources and act like a mentor and resource to others. Certifications and Licenses: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Constantly sitting. Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, use telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork. Occasionally stand/walk, lift/carry objects weighing 11-20 pounds. Rarely reach/work above shoulder. WORKING CONDITIONS: Routine extended working hours during peak cycles; travel to school/unit sites across university. WORK STANDARDS: Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, . The expected pay range for this position is $124,000 to $157,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( ) provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process. Why Stanford is for You Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with: Freedom to grow . We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak. A caring culture . We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources. A healthier you . Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits. Discovery and fun . Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. Enviable resources . Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more! The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Stanford University Human Resources by submitting a contact form . Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additional Information Schedule: Full-time Job Code: 4456 Employee Status: Regular Grade: J Requisition ID: 103673 Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible, On Site

Stanford, CA

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