Reporting to the Vice President of Business Services this position is responsible for all financial operations and reporting for 19 business units. Divisional leader for financial planning, analysis, stewardship and strategy. Current budget $160 M operating revenue & Annual Capital Plan ($30-$50 M in capital spending). The position also has direct responsibility for specific business units that currently include the University Hotels (over $40 M combined revenues), Penn Home Ownership Services, and fiscal oversight for the Morris Arboretum ($9 M in operating revenue and investment income; $60M endowment). This role serves as a member of the division’s senior management team and the impact of the decision-making supports programmatic initiatives of the division and contributes to University-wide goals. This role also serves as a key liaison with partner organizations across the University, especially Facilities and Real Estate Services, the Office of Budget and Management Analysis, the Office of Audit Compliance and Privacy, and Risk Management.
Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting and at least 10 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA is preferred. Demonstrated expertise in financialreporting, data analysis, analytical tools (spreadsheets, report writers, databases), and productivity software. Understanding of Responsibility Center Management (RCM) and fund accounting highly desirable. Experience with Oracle/University financial systems a plus. Expertise in analyzing, reporting and presenting on complex information. Proven ability to prepare, analyze and present standard and customized financial, cash flow, activity reports and interpret financial position. Strong background in non-fund accounting, real estate, tax requirements and related financial issues. Excellent inter-personal and communications (written and oral) skills. Strong sense of accountability and stewardship for University resources. Ability to create and monitor strong control environment. Successful track record of people leadership and development. Ability to implement sound financial policies and practices with diverse constituents.