VP - Fiscal Affairs & Controller

North of Boston, MA

Posted: 10/02/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 176044 Pay Rate: $200,000

Do you have an interest in academia? Want to be a part of a close-knit community while expanding your skill set? A university seeks a talented and experience Vice President, Fiscal Affairs and Controller to provide leadership and oversight for financial, audit, tax and regulatory compliance, and investment functions. Moreover, this is a tremendous prospect for an initiative-taking, creative-thinking individual who is interested in driving change within an organization.

Responsibilities
  • Assist the Executive Vice President and CFO and other senior leaders in the formulation of operational policies, strategic initiatives, and the day-to-day management of financial opportunities and challenges 
  • Develop and monitor the financial policies, procedures, systems, and processes
  • Provide direct leadership and supervision over the general accounting/financial reporting
  • Stands as the primary resource with respect to technical accounting (GAAP and regulatory) and tax guidelines
  • Lead the college’ s annual and capital budget preparation, implementations, monitoring and reporting. Provide long-term resource planning, costs analysis and review
  • Manage financial projections and resource allocations
  • Oversee banking, availability of funds, and the billing and collection of student tuition and fees
  • Direct the completion of annual audits and outside regulatory reviews

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in business administration or accounting
  • Master’ s degree with concentration in finance or accounting
  • CPA 
  • 10 years of experience in positions of increasing fiscal responsibility in non-profit accounting or control
  • 6 years of management of direct reports
  • Prior executive presence 
  • Budgeting, Forecasting, Audit involvement 
  • Technical Accounting practice 
  • Proficiency in non-profit accounting with a knowledge of GAAP
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • In-depth knowledge of principles, practices and theories related to budgeting and financial analysis in ever-changing environment

Nice to Haves
  • Jenzabar, Cognos, Adaptive Insights knowledge 
  • Implementation Experience
  • Higher Ed and/or Non-profit involvement 
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset 
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills

Job ID: 176044

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