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Vice President for Finance

Employer
American International College
Location
Springfield, MA

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Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Category:: Administrative/Staff
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Department:: Finance And Accounting
Locations:: Springfield, MA
Posted:: May 20, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Position ID:: 176813

About American International College:


American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.


AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.



Job Description:


  • Oversight and management of the Finance and Accounting Office.
  • Provide leadership and overall direction in the development and management of sound fiscal policies, record keeping, and internal processes as required by law and/or generally accepted accounting principles. Ensure validity of the College's financial statements and reporting
  • Oversight of an independent outside audit of internal controls, policies and procedures of the Finance and Accounting Office.
  • Direct the financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, and investment activities of the College.
  • Provide financial input to major policy decisions that go before the Board of Trustees of the College.
  • Provide a College-wide budget, review budget proposals, and manage the allocation of funds among various College constituencies.
  • Prepare or direct preparation of financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, and/or reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Manage College banking relationships, evaluate needs for procurement of funds, and recommend vehicles for investment of any surpluses.
  • Serve as a member of the President's Cabinet
  • Advise the President on matters of strategic planning, and long-range budgeting applicable to the College's financial matters
  • Provide for current and long-term financial planning and programs consistent with the goals and objectives established by the President and the Board of Trustees.


Requirements:


Required:


  • Master's degree
  • 5-7 years of experience in Higher Education (candidate with industry background will be considered)
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, conflict resolution and oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Skill in budget preparation
  • Experience in payroll systems
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change.

Preferred:


  • Master's degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
  • CPA License


Additional Information:


AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Application Instructions:


Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.


  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.


Organization

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification; Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education.

American International College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Business, Arts and Sciences; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Graduate and Adult Education.

Company info
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Telephone
413-205-3544
Location
1000 State Street
Springfield
MA
01109
US

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