Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title: Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance Position Number: 088114 Full-time or Part-time: Full Time Department: Finance and Administration Posting Number: 0401252 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Exec, Admin, Managerial Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: EHRA Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Finance and Administration is responsible for supporting the university’s teaching, research and public service mission by providing quality business and finance services to the FSU community and ensuring transparency in planning and budgeting.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance (AVCF) reports to and serves as a deputy to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCF&A) for all financial affairs.

The AVCF also assists the Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration (AVCA) in the administration and supervision of office operating procedures, finance system administration, and effective collaboration with other university leaders and their staffs on initiatives and projects that cut across divisional boundaries.

The AVCF brings an analytical as well as policy perspective to financial operations, toward new or proposed projects and transactions for which financial analysis (ROI, cost/benefit, cash flow) is needed in order to help senior decision-makers arrive at sound business decisions.

The position will independently manage the policy development and oversight, strategic planning, financial compliance, and operations for the University’s student accounts, budget, controller, treasury (investment and debt management), payroll functions for the University.

Description of Work Continued:

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Leads assigned areas. Establishes service levels/metrics, goals/objectives, performance standards and measurements to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery. Evaluates reports, decisions, and results of staff and functions in relation to established goals. Responsibilities include hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints.
2.Manage the University Controller function; to include:
a.Financial reporting, general accounting, Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting (CAFR), tax compliance and reporting, capital asset accounting, university cash management, banking operations, NCAS reconciliation, fund authority oversight, PCI compliance program in accordance with banking industry standards.
b.Serve as liaison for compliance programs; state audit, and regulatory and informational request reporting to UNC System Office, Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM), Office of State Controller (OSC), Office of State Treasurers Office (STO), Office of State Human Resources (OSHR), and the NC General Assembly.
3.Manage University Treasury operation to include: debt management reporting, debt disclosure requirement, endowment operations, foundation accounting and financial reporting for affiliated and associated entities.
4.Manage the Budget Management operation; to include statewide reporting to OSBM for capital and operating fund reporting, the biennial continuation budget process, 6-year capital improvement R&R, and appropriated new project request, salary reserve oversight, state and institutional trust fund budget management, tuition and fee setting process, and SCH and FTE reporting to UNC System Office.
5.Manage the Student Account/Bursar operation for billing, collection and loan issuance services for approximately 6,200 students each semester. PCI compliance program in accordance with banking industry standards.
6.Manages and ensures compliance for the Outcomes Assessment, Strategic Planning, SACS processes. Conducts and coordinate statistical and policy analyses, interpret and advise University decision makers via policy briefs and research reports, as appropriate; perform research/analysis of institutional data and information to support strategic planning and strategic initiatives; Represent the unit and university in internal and external committees, councils, and professional organizations, as appropriate.
7.Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Master’s degree in business administration or related field; or a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, management, finance, or business administration with substantially equivalent experience will be considered; five to seven years of progressively responsible financial management experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in a related field.

Knowledge skills and abilities:

1.Excellent interpersonal skills, strong background in accounting, with at least three years of managerial and supervisory experience, including ability to lead a diverse staff, and skills to direct and oversee multi-unit activities.
2.Demonstrated good judgment, high-level moral character, and the ability to provide visionary leadership, plan strategically, deploy resources and address challenges to implement change successfully.
3.Effective written and oral communication; ability to communicate with constituents across all levels of the organization as well as with internal and external stakeholders in a highly regulated and compliance driven environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and five or more years of executive leadership in business/accounting and administrative services or related area within a higher education environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a master's degree in business administration or related field or a bachelor's degree in accounting, management, finance, or business administration with substantially equivalent experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of progressively responsible financial management experience do you possess?
    • Less than five years
    • Five - seven years
    • More than seven years
  3. * Do you possess a Certified Public Accountant license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of executive leadership in business/accounting and administrative services experience in higher education do you possess?
    • Less than five years
    • Five - seven years
    • More than seven years
Optional & Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 3/8/2019
Application Due: 5/24/2019
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