Associate VP Administration & Finance

Job description


Prepare and submit the University’s annual external budget request including estimates of revenue and expenditures, coordinate BOR data, tuition and fee models and cost of education models. Collaborate with USM, Office of Budget Analysis and DBM as well as University departments. Continuous evaluation and review of the University’s financial status including supervising and/or preparing a complex budget analysis. Provide analytical support in framing the internal operating budget. Advise CFO on the financial health of the University. Provide leadership to and oversee the University Comptroller and University Accounting departments. Provide leadership and guidance on overall University business and finance, including related technology. Support the VP/CFO and serve as an important resource to the office to include acting VP role in the Vice President’s absence.


•    Bachelor's degree and 7 or more years of combined finance and budget experience

•    Prior management or supervision of financial functions and budgeting

•    Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to multi-task, able to work both independently and collaboratively 

•    Knowledge of GAAP/GASB/FASB and State of Maryland accounting practices

•    Financial forecasting experience

•    Excellent written and oral communications skills

•    Experience making high-level decisions

•    Proficient with Microsoft Office and reporting tools


•    Experience working with PeopleSoft/Oracle financial systems

•    Prior experience working in higher education finance

•    Advanced Degree

•    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment

Organization: Administration & Finance Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Mar 18, 2019




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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 3/28/2019
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