Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose:  Reporting to the Deputy Director for Finance and Administration at the Yale Center for British Art (YCBA), the Finance Manager is a key strategic partner in the Center’s overall administration.  The Finance Manager directly supervises two full time Financial Assistants, and works closely with the Center’s Director and staff members throughout the organization.  Collaborates with colleagues in many areas of the University including the Budget Office, Controller’s Office, General Counsel’s Office, and Purchasing.  The Finance Manager is responsible for providing financial information through interpretation, analysis, reporting, and reconciliation, and for converting financial data into useful information that helps to guide the Center’s leadership to make informed decisions. Responsible for recommending improvements to systems, methods, practices, and procedures.  The Finance Manager is responsible for designing and maintaining the Center’s financial systems in accordance with Yale policies and procedures.  Monitor and oversee the daily financial activities of the Center, including purchasing and expense management; provide quarterly reports to the University as required; and drive the Center’s annual budgeting process.  Responsible for preparing the annual audited financial report and works closely with PricewaterhouseCoopers as required by the executors of Paul Mellon (Yale College, 1929), the founder of the institution.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a keen sense of customer service and good humor, enjoy interacting with colleagues and being part of a team, and have the excellent communication skills necessary to interpret complicated policies to a wide variety of users.

Required Education and Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance. Four years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Proven analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in non-profit fund accounting.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral skills.  Superb attention to detail is required and necessary to be successful in this role.
  • Proven knowledge of grants management.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer-based financial systems and MS Office suite, including Excel.
  • Preferred:  M.B.A. or related advanced degree. Previous experience in a museum or university setting. Knowledge of Oracle financial package.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at – the STARS req ID for this position is 35658BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Job Information
  • New Haven, United States, 06511, United States
  • 26750487
  • February 2, 2016
  • Finance Manager Yale Center for British Art
  • Yale University
  • Accounting/Finance
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • 3-5 Years