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Chief Financial Officer

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Position: Chief Financial OfficerDepartment: Financial ServicesReports To: College President

SummaryAs a key member of the President's Cabinet, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will assume a strategic role in the management of the institution's financial matters. The CFO will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of the institution.

  • Provides financial leadership, fostering a collaborative and collegial environment, and consistently supporting the College's strategic financial goals.

  • Responsible for preparing (rolling up departmental budgets), reporting on, and monitoring the annual budget for the College.

  • Responsible for preparing quarterly financial reports for internal and external review.

  • Maintains organized documents/records and prepares tax returns and other external reports.

  • Staff liaison to Audit Committee; prepares meeting materials and assures compliance with Audit Committee Chair.

  • Conducts internal audits to ensure efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance; coordinates and prepares documents for annual external audits and takes the lead role in all audits.

  • Maintains financial records for special project accounts.

  • Work with investment advisors and endowment account consultants; prepares committee reports and maintains minutes of meeting.

  • Oversees the College's loan financing and repayment process.

  • Reviews the College's insurance policies, develops risk aversion strategies, develops and maintains a disaster and business recovery plan, and serves on the Campus Emergency Response Team.

  • Reviews, negotiates, signs, and maintains all college contracts with vendors, including food services and housekeeping contractors.

  • Ensures compliance to GAAP and federal and state grants in executing, analyzing, verifying, and reporting transactions of a fiscal nature.

  • Oversees the payment plans and collections of student accounts.

  • Oversees student billing, third-party billing, the transfer of funds to student accounts, and follows up on student accounts.

  • A Masters of Accounting of MBA degree, from an accredited institution, and a Certified Public Accountant license are required.

  • Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in the area of accounting including three (3) years of supervisory experience required.

  • Five (5) years of experience in higher education accounting required including financial aid operations.

  • Experience with CAMS, QuickBooks, and ADP or major ERP systems.

  • To ApplySend a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to

    This position will remain open until filled.

    Related by faith to the Methodist Church, Louisburg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

    It is the policy and practice of the College to provide equal opportunity to all persons. The College does not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, national origin, age (as defined by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), religion, gender, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all aspects of the employment relationship including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, advancement, compensation, benefits, transfer, and termination.


    Louisburg College is the only two-year residential college in North Carolina. Louisburg College allows students to excel in the classroom and within the campus community. Our students are a part of a learning community where faculty and staff enthusiastically offer the support they need to discover their path in life and reach their full potential.


    At Louisburg College, our philosophy is "students first." We believe strongly in the value of a two-year, supportive, opportunity-driven educational institution committed to nurturing young men and women both inside and outside the classroom.


    As a college-related by faith to the United Methodist Church, we also believe that higher education involves the growth of the mind and the heart.


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    501 N. Main St.
    North Carolina

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