Administration: Office of Budget and Planning

Mission

The Office of Budget and Planning (OBP) facilitates the best utilization of financial resources by developing, assessing and monitoring the College’s Campus Tax-Levy Operating budget in excess of $87 million, while ensuring compliance with the City University of New York (CUNY), New York State and Lehman College’s core mission.

Goals 

  • To offer high quality, timely and accurate financial information to the Lehman Community  to support  the preparation, implementation and  monitoring of the College’s budgeting process.

  • To support senior management decision-making and the Lehman’s strategic planning process by identifying, forecasting, allocating, and managing the resources required for operating expenditures related to the College’s priorities.

  • To provide institutional support by summarizing the College’s operating budget and expenses into an itemized and authorized three year Financial Plan as well as, ensuring monthly and quarterly financial reports are reviewed, analyzed and shared with appropriate stakeholders  in a timely manner.

  • To continue our partnership with the University Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM), the University Budget Office (UBO) and the College Human Resources in the administration of the College’s position management process, this includes establishing, adding, changing and maintaining organizational designations within the university structure.

  • To continue utilizing the latest technology to meet the evolving needs for budgetary information, improving business processes and thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the department while promoting accountability and transparency of strategic resource allocations.

 

Last modified: Jul 27, 2016

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