Associate Vice Chancellor of Budget & Planning
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Financial Planning & Analysis
Sr Director, Financial Planning
Sr Director, Budget and Strategic Planning
We strive to provide critical support to users throughout the UNT Enterprise for budgeting and resource management, financial reporting, business analytics, financial systems support, and State reporting.
The Office of Financial Analysis & Planning has a strong commitment to provide flexible, solution-oriented and timely service to UNT System institutions and System Administration. In support of the UNT System and individual component missions, the office is responsible for:
- Operating budget policies and guidelines.
- Revenue and expenditure analysis.
- Long-range fiscal planning.
- Budget management reports.
- Financial system access.
- Business process training.
- Alignment of system financial practices with State of Texas regulations and directives.
Paige Smith serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Budget and Planning for the University of North Texas System, providing leadership and guidance for budgeting and strategic resource management across the System. System-wide responsibilities include: budget development and consolidation, shared services governance and funding, long-range planning and forecasting, financial reporting, business analytics, State reporting/Government Relations liaison, and financial systems support. Paige has been with UNT System since 2015 and has over 30 years of accounting, auditing, and grant management experience in Texas public higher education. Prior to joining UNT System, she served at Sam Houston State University for over 20 years as Director of Internal Audit, Director of Contracts and Grant Administration, and ultimately as the Associate Vice President for Finance & Controller. Paige holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration/Accounting from Sam Houston State University, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Jim Gross has been a valuable member of the UNT System team since 2015. In his current role, he oversees the UNT System Consolidated Budget, Financial System Support, and Budget Analytics teams. Through his leadership, these teams provide critical support for the UNT System, including budget reporting to the Board of Regents and executive leadership, production of the UNTS Fact Book, security and configuration of the Financial System, and reporting and analytics for users throughout the UNT Enterprise. Prior to joining UNT System, Jim served as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at Sam Houston State University. While at Texas Tech and TTUHSC, he implemented Finance, HR and Budgeting in Banner, as well as Cognos reporting. With a Masters in Business Administration, Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role at UNT System.
Luis Angulo is currently tasked with overseeing the Financial Support Services and the Finance Business Intelligence teams. He joined the UNT family in 2008 as a Lead Application Administrator with UNT, and was later moved to UNT System as part of the Shared Services migration of the Mission Critical enterprise system moves. He has over 20 years of experience in higher education and enterprise mission critical applications under the finance umbrella.
Godson leads the annual buget process for UNT System Administration as well as long range planning activities for the consolidated UNT Enterprise. Godson is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with over 15 years of Finance experience including 6.5 years at McKesson Corporation.