Financial management trainer

April 30, 2019


Company

Stanford University

Industry

Education and Nonprofit

Category

Finance

Location

Redwood City, CA


Description


Another Source’s client, Stanford University, is recruiting a Financial Management Trainer to join their team at their new campus in Redwood City, CA.

Here’s a little about Stanford University and the position they are recruiting for:

The Financial Management Trainer/Consultant in the Consulting and Support group within Financial Management Services (FMS) utilizes their knowledge of Stanford policies, procedures and financial and reporting systems to create and maintain training; develop support resources; deliver training; assist in the development of communications and web content; respond to help requests; and provide consultation to administrative staff, financial analysts and finance managers. The ultimate goal is to prepare financial staff with the knowledge and skills to manage Stanford’s finances and business processes.

Candidates require strong financial and analytical experience and competencies in order to support the full scope of financial management processes at Stanford.

Specific job duties include:

  • Creating/updating/delivering instructor-led trainings, group presentations, Q&As, Info Sessions and one-on-one consultation (particularly during Open Lab).
  • Acting as lead instructor for courses included in the financial training curriculum.
  • Creating/editing materials for inclusion on the Gateway to Financial Activities website (aka Fingate), Data Governance (DG) Center, ServiceNow Knowledge Articles, and OBI discussion forum.
  • Functioning as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to assist Business Services Instructional Designers in creating and updating eLearning courses and micro-learning modules on financial systems and processes.
  • Responding to ServiceNow Support Requests which are escalated for verification of business process reporting tool problems or opportunities for creating new training materials.
  • Collaborating with Business Services staff to develop and implement change management strategies and plans and associated deliverables (e.g., communications, training and support materials).
  • Performing analyses of data to suggest courses of action (e.g. review fingate page views of training materials).

Outside of FMS, the Financial Management Trainer/Consultant will interface with staff in University IT, Office of Sponsored Research, Research Financial Compliance Services, University Budget Office, Internal Audit, and campus clients.

Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description.

Requirements


Education & experience:

Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Advanced proficiency in Stanford systems, such as OBI, OFWeb modules, Authority Manager, etc.
  • Advanced proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial systems; internet and computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to prepare materials for and clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences and client groups.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to contribute to or lead part of a multi-functional team.

FMS’ home is currently located in Stanford Research Park until our upcoming move to Redwood City, in May 2019. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff whose jobs are important to supporting the university’s mission. The campus brings departments together in a collaborative environment that reflects Stanford’s culture and mission. The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a child care center for Stanford families.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.

Fortune 1000 Company?

No

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Salary

DOE

Travel Requirements

0%

Contact Name

Lindsay Brown

Contact Phone

+1 206-707-7421

Contact Email

lindsay@anothersource.com