Financial Manager, Department of Student Affairs

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Post Title

Financial Manager, Department of Student Affairs

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Key and functional tasks of the unit

Planning, budgeting, executing, and reporting on expenses of the Department, Student Government, Student Fund and students extracurricular activities

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Key and functional tasks of the post

– coordinates the process of budgeting, adjustments and investment plan of the Department, including extracurricular activities;
– reports on the execution of the budget and the investment plan of the Department, including extracurricular activities;
– enters data on the budget of the Department in the information system for budgeting and proposals for its improvement and further development;
– participates in the preparation of the necessary information, reports and statistics on financial and economic issues of the Department;
– ensures the rational use of material and financial resources of the Department;
– prepares the procurement plan of the Department (goods, works and services) and provides the relevant reports on its execution to the structural units of the University;
– provides practical assistance to employees of the Department of Economic Planning, Budgeting and Analysis;
– coordinates the activities of the Budget Commission of the Student Fund and the Ministry of Finance of the Student Government;

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Education

Professional degree, preferably in western higher education institutions or in higher education institutions with courses taught in English in priority areas: economics, accounting, and financial management.

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Desired professional experience (duration, region, industry, etc.)

With master’s degree the professional experience in field not less than 1 year in the areas corresponding to functional directions of the given position; or with bachelor’s degree, or professional degree, work experience in the field at least 3 years in the areas corresponding to the functional areas of the position, or at least 2 years of work experience at Nazarbayev University.

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Professional knowledge and personal characteristics

– ability to work with a large amount of information;

– knowledge in the field of budgeting, financial management and accounting;

– analytic skills;

– knowledge of the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of education and finance;

– critical thinking;

– decision making ability;

– planning and setting goals;

– sociability;

– building effective business relationships;

– teamwork;

– a responsibility;

– stress resistance

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Language proficiency level

Good spoken and written skills of Qazaq, Russian and English languages

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Personal computer skills (programs, degree of ownership)

High level of PC knowledge (Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience working with Oracle databases and accounting system 1C.

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Deadline for submitting a CV

Until position is filled.