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Associate Vice President of Budget and Finance - College of Law (LW8982)

Stetson University
Gulfport, FL

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Associate Vice President of Budget and Finance - College of Law (LW8982)  var a2a_config = a2a_config || {}; a2a_config.onclick = 1; Staff (Full-Time) --> Finance and Administration

Gulfport, FL • ID: 1264-280 • Full-Time/Regular

Responsible for oversight of all general finance, budget, and business office functions. Provides research and essential reports and other financial results to Administration and other parties. Advise senior leadership, including both the Dean of the College of Law and CFO on strategic financial issues and initiatives.

Oversees student accounts, budget management, banking, reconciliation of gifts/pledges, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. Acts as CFO's representative in support of the Dean of the College of Law and other College of Law administrators.

·Monitors throughout the year, variances to budget and provides year-end projections at College of Law's Board of Overseers meetings. Provides financial results to University Budget Office to be included in the financial presentation to the University's Board of Trustees;

·Collaborate with budget managers to result in the preparation of annual operating, compensation and capital budgets for t e College of Law;

·Be strategic in evaluating current programs' sustainability and collaborate with program directors to analyze profitability of potential new revenue streams

·Work with University Budget Office on long term assumptions for the College of Law to provide or a multiyear projected budget;

·Collaborate with Admissions and Registrar to monitor and accurately project enrollment. Monitor discount rate throughout recruitment to provide guidance to Admissions of any budget variances to prevent over awards.

·Collaborate with Student Financial Planning to ensure accurate distribution of financial aid and refund checks. Ensures proper collection of receivables including, but not limited to, enforcement of promissory notes;

·Lead person overseeing all audit requests for the College of Law portion of the University year-end audit; Prepare and submit College of Law financial schedules and internal control information to external auditors; Respond to auditor inquiries that relate to the College of Law.

·Oversee the Dana Foundation records and year-end financials to present at the Dana Foundation annual meeting;

·Monitor, review, and control all accounts payable activities, accounts receivable, student accounts including collections and check requests, and reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts at the College of Law;

·Collaborate with Development to ensure accurate reporting for gifts and pledges.

·Coordinate new software implementations and automated workflows for Business Office;

·Provide research and essential reporting to management as requested;

·Act as liaison for outsourced Bookstore and Dining services; Meet regularly to review status of financials, next year's projections, and any day-to-day concerns or questions.

·Serve on both the University and College of Law committees as assigned;

·Member of the Emergency Management Team. Collaborate with Risk Manager on all FEMA reporting for the College of Law.

·Collaborate with Risk Manager on the various insurance renewals, providing updated information required;

·Assist in the leadership of the strategic direction of the Tampa Law Center

·Provide effective leadership, oversight, and supervision of Business Office staff to maintain a collaborative work environment;

·Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

MS Office, Excel, Argos Reporting, Banner, BDM

Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field; CPA, MBA or equivalent preferred.

At least ten years progressively responsible experience in a related field required. Experience with grant administration desired; high level of integrity and confidentiality required; prior nonprofit experience, a plus. Higher Ed experience, a plus. Management experience and the ability to lead a team is required. A high degree of professionalism, discretion, and excellent judgment in difficult situations. Commitment towards customer service. Strong time management skills, positive attitude, and ability to juggle multiple priorities. Flexibility to work outside of regular office hours; some travel may be required. Works to build an environment that promotes and facilitates the success of the diversity and inclusive excellence.


Our mission at Stetson University is to provide an excellent education in a creative community where learning and values meet, and to foster in students the qualities of mind and heart that will prepare them to reach their full potential as informed citizens of local communities and the world.

At Stetson, the art of teaching is practiced through programs solidly grounded in a tradition of liberal learning that stimulates critical thinking, imaginative inquiry, creative expression, and lively intellectual debate. The art of learning is enhanced through small interactive classes, close student-faculty alliances, and collaborative approaches that provide the foundation for rewarding careers and advanced study in selective graduate and professional programs. We embrace diverse methodologies to foster effective communication, information and technological literacy, and aesthetic appreciation. We encourage the development of informed convictions, independent judgment, and lifelong commitments to learning that are characteristic features of the enlightened citizen. In bringing together learning and values, the University encourages all of its members to demonstrate personal integrity; to develop an appreciation for the spiritual dimension of life; to embrace leadership in an increasingly complex, interdependent, and technological world; and to commit to active forms of social responsibility.

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