- Fiscal Operations Manager
At a glance
Location: US-AZ-Flagstaff Map
Posted: 11/09/2019
Closing: 12/08/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Fiscal Operations Manager #604639

Arizona GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) 2019-26 is a project of Northern Arizona University (NAU), made possible by a multi-year, multi-million dollar federal grant and contributions from partner organizations. Structured under the College of Education, project administration resides with a State GEAR UP Office in Phoenix. 

The purpose of GEAR UP, as authorized by Congress under the Higher Education Opportunity Act, is to help level the playing field on college access for low-income students.

The Fiscal Operations Manager (FOM), a key position in the Arizona GEAR UP 2019-26 grant, is accountable for providing high-level, advanced fiscal management expertise to the project. This position is responsible for preparing, monitoring, and reporting federal and match budgets totaling $9M-$10M annually; managing cost-reimbursement subcontracts with public school program sites and community partners; establishing controls and procedures related to financial operations and transactions; and regularly advising school personnel and project partners on fiscal matters to ensure compliance with OMB circulars and Uniform Guidance. The FOM reports directly to the Executive Director, participates on the executive management team, and supervises the GEAR UP Accountant.  

Like all positions in the State GEAR UP Office, the FOM is an important member of a team of staff serving the grant under the leadership of the Executive Director, College of Education and NAU. The individual interacts regularly and diplomatically with a diverse group of internal and external constituents.

The ideal candidate is also deeply committed to increasing access to postsecondary education among underrepresented populations.

Visit link above and search vacancy #604639 for a full list of job requirements and duties. More information about the program can be found at

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Accounting and 5 years' related experience AND
  • Experience with training and supervising business or accounting staff OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education

To view all open positions in the Gear Up program and for details on how to apply go to link above and search Gear Up!

NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Fiscal Operations Manager