Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services

At ACC, every employee is focused and responsible for student success. We promote a culture of inclusivity and innovation through individualized support, passionate employees, and a welcoming environment. Hands on experiences and personalized attention make learning come alive at ACC enabling our diverse community of students and staff to develop the knowledge and skills they need to reach their academic and career goals. Since 1965, ACC has supported a culture of achievement and has been the place of choice for people who want to Move Mountains.

ACC seeks applicants who understand and have first-hand experience with historically marginalized populations such as people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, veterans, first generation graduates, and people with disabilities.

Job Summary
The Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services is a senior leader at ACC and is a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet. The vice president serves as the chief financial officer and senior operations officer and strategically leads finance and campus operations. In collaboration with the President’s Cabinet, the vice president will shape strategy to ensure the College’s financial health in support of ACC’s educational mission.

Overseeing all financial aspects of the college, the vice president will develop and implement a system of internal controls to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; develop and provide recommendations for operating and capital budgets; and present sound fiscal forecasts and projections that ensure effective and efficient resource availability and allocation.

Additionally, the Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services provides strategic and operational management, planning and leadership for the building and facilities maintenance program, capital construction, risk management, and auxiliary operations. The Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services is a systemic and creative thinker who looks for opportunities in their areas of responsibility to ensure that fiscal resources are aligned with improving outcomes for students and employees.

ACC Equity Statement
We welcome and value the identities and experiences of our students, staff, faculty, and surrounding communities. We seek to engage and support historically marginalized groups whom higher education has traditionally failed to serve. We work to foster an equitable and inclusive learning and work environment that supports our students and employees through professional development, programming, reflection, and transformational change of ACC practices, procedures, services, and teaching. We collectively commit to holding ourselves accountable to our equity goals through assessing these efforts with multiple strategies that include voices of those impacted by this work. 

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Public Administration, or closely related field from an accredited institution OR a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution AND two years’ relevant experience.
Five (5) years’ experience in financial accounting, auditing, or public/nonprofit accounting, including the management of fiscal policies and procedures.
Five (5) years’ supervisory experience.
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and assessment of fiscal, project, and risk management.
Knowledge of and experience with procurement processes, financial controls, and regulatory compliance.
Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds and evidence of a commitment to creating an inclusive learning & work environment.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in higher education.
Experience using Banner accounting and CORE financial systems.
Knowledge of State of Colorado Fiscal Rules and/or CCCS Standard Accounting Procedures (SAP).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement 
Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process and/or during the course of employment, please contact Angela Johnson, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or [email protected]

Advertised Salary Range 
Salary range for this position is $136,607 to $153,000, commensurate with education and experience. AP 3-45 provides information regarding salary placement and adjustments. This is a full-time, FLSA-exempt position. This position has been exempted from the State Classified System.

Closing Date
This position is open until filled with priority review of applications starting October 24, 2022.

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