Vice President, Finance & Accounting
Company: Woodbury University
Posted on: September 6, 2018
VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCE & ACCOUNTING Woodbury University invites expressions of interest in the position of Vice President for Finance & Accounting. The Vice President serves as a member of the President's senior cabinet and provides ---hands-on--- leadership for the management of financial and business affairs including overall administration of the budget process in conformity with the University's strategic plan; maintenance of internal accounting controls; development of financial policies and procedures; procurement of goods and services; management and administration of long-term debt including bonds; and restructuring the institutions financial and accounting systems. The VP for Finance & Accounting will interface and present regularly to the university's leadership and the Board of Trustees. As they key financial leader advising the President and Board of Trustees, the VPFA will provide critical insight and analyses to support strategic planning, goal setting, and key policy and decision making. Key Responsibilities Responsibilities for this role include oversight and administration of all financial operations on campus, including hands-on detailed assessment, development and integration of systems, and through accounting and financial reporting. The VPFA will play an active role in the day-to-day management and strategic guidance of the following: Overall Finance and Accounting Budgeting and Financial Projections Financial Reporting and Regulatory Compliance Monitoring Investments The ideal candidate will be strategic and results driven, with strong leadership skills and a proven track record. A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration is required, and an advanced degree or CPA is preferred. It is essential that candidates have a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible senior management experience, preferably in private higher education or in a not-for-profit organization. Candidates must have knowledge of fund accounting and higher education administrative support programs, the ability to perform financial analyses, and mastery of automated systems and computer and software applications for financial analysis. As a seasoned financial leader of integrity, it is necessary that the VPFA have a commitment to team-based management and possesses impeccable verbal and written communication skills; strong relationship building capabilities; an entrepreneurial approach to seeking and analyzing financial opportunities; flexibility and adaptability to shifting priorities or needs, with sound and influential decision making abilities. Founded in 1884, Woodbury University is an independent regionally accredited, coeducational, non-profit, nonsectarian, partially residential institution of 1,400 students. The academic programs offer bachelor's and master's degrees from the School of Business & Management, and bachelor's degrees from the Schools of Architecture & Design, and Arts & Sciences. For additional information, please visit our web site at www.woodbury.edu. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Please send, FAX or e-mail a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Human Resources Office Woodbury University 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Burbank, CA 91504-1052 Email: HR@woodbury.edu Fax: 818.767.7567 Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Finance, Keywords: VP Finance
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