Financial Manager 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Information Sciences and Technology
Finance Office
Full/Part Time:


The College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State is looking for a Financial Manager to provide budget management and fiscal controls while overseeing the Finance Office’s day-to-day operations. This position will assist the Financial Officer in all aspects of managing the College of Information, Sciences and Technology’s finances and workflow. This position would assist in maintaining various financial controls to assure financial and budgetary information is in compliance with accounting/budgetary concepts and University policy and procedure, and assure approval paths, roles, and authorizations are established based on appropriate access and controls; manage the budgets for all funds; closely manage sponsored awards, endowment and gift funds, and assist in the budget development process; approve or oversee approval of financial documents and transactions, expenditure (including purchasing card and travel), and budget, and assure compliance with policy and procedure, as well as specific federal regulations; provide and/or coordinate advice on budget management, financial controls, and policies/procedures, and provide training to staff. This job will also assist with year-end closing procedures, the General Salary Increase process, operational audits, and other projects as assigned. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates who demonstrate knowledge in financial and budget management and proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, database applications, and Business Intelligence tools for creating and developing customized reporting and analysis are highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance is desired. Experience in post-award administration and PSU systems are preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Due to the financial or fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will also be required, in addition to standard background checks.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088