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Finance and Budget Consultant II, KCUR

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Job description

This position will be responsible for the full array of accounting, financial, and budgeting activities for KCUR 89.3. As such, this position partners with KCUR’s unit leadership to formulate budgets, develop financial plans, and monitor financial performance.  This position is an important liaison between central finance and unit leadership and is critical to the successful implementation of financial strategies and performance.

KCUR 89.3 is the National Public Radio affiliate in Kansas City and is an editorially independent community service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Duties to include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor all fiscal activity (revenues, expenses, and grants)
  • Work with leadership to develop and monitor budgets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Participate in the development of strategy (where appropriate), performance against plans, long range and other financial planning
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory, fiduciary, fiscal, and reporting requirements
  • Provide financial leadership and expertise to the departments being supported
  • Ensure that resources are well utilized
  • Financial management of multiple local, regional, and national grants
  • Duties include some supervisory responsibilities
  • Work as needed on ad hoc projects and reports
  • Work with internal auditors as needed
  • Partner with KCUR leadership to support data driven decision making
  • Engage or participate in station evens, activities, and internal meetings as a member of the KCUR team.
  • Monitor capital asset activity (where appropriate)
  • Collaborate and work with financial offices at other public radio stations as well as NPR & Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • CPA or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred
  • Extensive experience working with budgets and budget development
  • Experience with forecasting and long-range planning
  • Supervisory experience is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, collaborate, and support more multiple departments
  • Knowledge of fund accounting (non-profit, GASB) is a plus

Full time/part time

100% FTE (40 hours per week), fully-benefit-eligible staff position.

Salary

$62,000 - $72,000 annually. Salary to commensurate with education, experience, and internal equity.

Application deadline

Open until filled, review of applications will start immediately.

Application instructions

Apply online through UMKC's website.

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). 

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

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About KCUR 89.3

KCUR 89.3 is the flagship NPR station in Kansas City, serving the northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas area. Our content encompasses local, national and international news & information, talk and music programs, feature and breaking news reporting; a daily newsletter; podcasts; and numerous community events. The station also leads NPR’s Midwest Hub, Harvest Public Media, the Kansas News Service, and other collaborations. Visit kcur.org to learn more.

Statement on diversity at KCUR

KCUR is committed to ensuring that our workforce, community advisory board, and audience reflect the diversity found in the communities we serve. Central to KCUR’s mission, vision, and values is maintaining a workplace environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity in all forms. We encouraged candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. For more information on our policies and governance, visit kcur.org/governance.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

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Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

UMKC statement on diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website: http://info.umkc.edu/diversity/  

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area.  Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us!  Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.