Senior Director of Finance
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Med Foundation UNC - 420155
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0002980
Position Summary: The Senior Director of Finance for the Medical Foundation of NC is a member of the program's senior management team, reports directly to the President of the Medical Foundation and is responsible for the financial and risk management functions of the Foundation. This position has substantial independence and responsibility for financial, endowment, investment, and scholarship reporting. It is the responsibility of this position to ensure the fulfillment of the fiduciary responsibility of the Foundation to the donors, Board of Directors, the UNC Health Care CEO Dean of the School of Medicine, as well as the University. This position is responsible for compliance with all federal, state, foundation, and university requirements, standard practices, and policies as well as ensuring financial statements and financial reports accurately reflect the activity and balances for over 1,700 fund accounts within the organization. This is an advanced position and demands the occupant be an experienced accountant, knowledgeable of not-for-profit organizations (specifically a University- Affiliated and or Associated Entity), complex accounting standards and procedures, Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations, and pronouncements from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA), and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) guidelines. This position also requires significant professional experience and background in both software implementations and conversions possessing technical expertise to work successfully with IT in order to provide complete and accurate accounting information and designed financial reports.This position is responsible for review, selection, testing, and implementation of all accounting software utilized for financial reporting. The work of this position includes the formulation and implementation of required policies and other guidelines to ensure the sustainability of the Foundation's non-profit status and affiliation with the University. This position is responsible for the determination and application of accounting, CASE, and other applicable standards and guidelines for all campaign reporting the Foundation would supply to the Foundation's President, Board of Directors, donors, the University, UNC School of Medicine, and University Hospitals. This is a key position for promoting and advancement of the foundation's service to the university, building relationships with donors, and expanding the financial resources and reporting function for the Foundation. This position supervises all day to day financial operations of the Foundation and supervises all Foundation finance staff.
Education Requirements: Bachelor's Degree, CPA required. Graduate Degree preferred.
Qualification and Experience: 8-10 years experience with financial functions, preferably in a university or other non-profit setting; 5 years experience in management; strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills; excellent interpersonal skills and judgement; strong skills in MS Excel and MS Word. Given the complexity of the position it is essential the occupant possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with internal and external individuals, groups, agencies, the donor public, administrators, faculty, staff, students, etc. Ability to maximize efficiency, timeliness and accuracy of financial systems and processes. High level of integrity and dependability with strong sense of urgency and results oriented.Strong problem-solving skills, and ability to exercise sound judgment. Familiarity with UNC Chapel Hill or UNC system preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Leslie Nelson, President NC Med Foundation
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org