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Finance Business Partner II


Serves as a strategic partner and liaison for employees and managers throughout the UF enterprise and core finance functions.  Serves as a mentor and coach to others regarding finance processes, rules and regulations. Acts as an advisor to assess needs and provide recommendations to promote best practices.  Drives change initiatives across the finance function and develops effective partnership between core functions and department or unit staff.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Consults with finance staff enterprise-wide to assess needs, identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to leadership
  • Liaises between enterprise-wide finance staff and core finance function to provide recommendations on internal controls and fiscal best practices, ensuring alignment with policies, goals and standards
  • Provides strategic and tactical support for finance staff on a variety of matters
  • Participates in the planning process and development of finance strategy and process improvement projects to meet and support the needs of the unit
  • Interprets and communicates fiscal policies and procedures for faculty and staff to drive alignment across the enterprise
  • Develops and facilitates fiscal trainings for members of the UF community
  • Develops and supports new programs and change initiatives
  • Resolves complex issues and problems, including supporting leadership with high profile projects

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position may include supervisory duties.


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