The Office of the Vice President of Finance and Administration is seeking an Associate Vice President of Finance. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO, this position serves on the Finance & Administration leadership team, and is responsible for oversight of finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Associate Vice President will lead all day-to-day finance operations and manage a team of finance and accounting professionals with functional responsibility for accounting, budgeting, disbursements (including payroll and accounts payables), accounts receivables, institutional data, and financialreporting.
This role serves as a key advisor to the CFO on fiscal and operational issues, with a focus on long-range financial planning, major finance programs, financial controls, financialtechnology systems, and processes. The successful candidate will have a proven track record for ensuring policies, procedures and financial systems are in place to support effective and transparent fiscal stewardship. Additionally, this role must build relationships with college/school/department leads and business managers, to provide sound guidance and direction on finance and accounting procedures and explore ways the finance function can support their operations.
The ideal candidate will be a proven leader and financial executive with progressive experience related to fiscal affairs within a complex and vibrant organization and have a successful record of sound administrative and responsiblefinancial judgment within such organizations. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and 8 – 10 years of progressively responsiblefinance administration leadership experience.
Master’s degree in Business or related field, and 8-10 years of finance and administration leadership experience in a higher education institution preferred.
Candidates must have a proven ability to provide innovative leadership in a dynamic environment and work collaboratively and collegially across divisions with multiple constituents to meet a variety of shifting priorities and time sensitive deadlines. Candidates should have a strong understanding and an appreciation for the complexity of a multi-faceted university.