Assistant Dean of Finance

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Posting Information

Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)DepartmentAdams School of Dentistry-430100Working TitleAssistant Dean of FinanceAppointment TypeEHRA Non-FacultyPosition Posting CategoryAccounting/Finance/AuditingSalary RangeFull Time/Part Time?Full-Time PermanentHours per Week40Vacancy IDNF0004589Position ID20037310Posting Open Date10/15/2020Application Deadline10/31/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date12/01/2020Position Summary

The Assistant Dean of Finance provides senior-level fiscal management, coordination, and planning for financial operations of the School, Carolina Dentistry, and the Dental Foundation of North Carolina. The position advises the Dean and Executive Vice Dean-Chief Operation Officer (COO) on all matters relating to finance, budget planning, and resource allocation. The Assistant Dean of Finance supervises the School’s financial accounting, patient business services, clinical accounting, and Dental Foundation of North Carolina accounting teams, and is responsible for all accounts payable, accounts receivable, account management, budgeting, and funds allocation; and oversees state, unrestricted, grant, contract and endowment, and foundation funds. The position assures compliance with regulations and policies related to School, University, State, and relevant Federal business practices and standards.

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree as well as three years of financial or accounting team management, including oversight of financial planning and analysis, and accounting, or budgeting. Candidate should have spent those three years at a supervisory level. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited Institutions. Master’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field is strongly preferred.

At least seven years of experience in fiscal management. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, or another accounting qualification, or evidence of professional qualifications is preferred, but not essential. Direct experience with contemporary information technology is desirable as is knowledge and experience in research University business practices.

Qualifications and Experience

Demonstrated advanced knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of financial strategic planning, budget development, accounting, forecasting, and analysis is required. In addition, successful candidates must possess: excellent interpersonal skills and writing skills; the ability to inspire and develop people, the ability to collaborate with all levels of University personnel, the ability to translate and present complex financial information to a wide variety of audiences, including senior management and those without a financial background; demonstrated problem solving skills; initiative to resolve issues; and excellent analytical skills. Basic knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB) and (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) GAAP is required. Experience with PeopleSoft Enterprise Risk Management a plus. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point, MS Outlook, or comparable software programs.

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.

Special InstructionsQuick Link Contact Name and TitleDeRonde Dawson, HR SpecialistDepartment Contact Telephone or Email537-3353Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Certification/licenses
  2. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 1/14/2021
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