Director Of Finance And Budget

University Of Cumberlands Williamsburg , KY 40769

Posted 7 days ago

The Director of Finance and Budget assists the Vice President for Finance in the reporting, stewardship, and oversight of institutional financial resources. The position requires leadership in budgeting and financial strategy, business services, financial services, risk management and legal compliance. Management strengths are needed in strategic planning, staff development, financial analysis and forecasting, business model design, contract negotiation, conflict resolution, and the ability to collaborate with teams across the organization.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Financial Services-

  • Oversight of accounting day-to-day operations.
  • Coordinate yearly financial audit and 990 filings to meet reporting deadlines.
  • Financial reporting as requested by internal or external parties.
  • Oversee operations of Accounts Payable and Purchasing departments.
  • Oversight of New Market Tax Credit compliance, including quarterly administration and annual reporting requirements.
  • Administration of annuity reporting in various states such as CA, NJ, NY. Responsible for annual 1099 R filing.
  • Coordination of cash flow budgeting with operational budgeting, to ensure adequate cash reserves for operations.
  • Oversight of bond covenant requirements, including quarterly and annual reporting.

Budgeting-

  • Oversight of the operational budget program, currently totaling $100+ million, comprised of 140+ budget units.
  • Oversight of an online, monthly and annual financial reporting system to accommodate the decision management needs of department heads, the executive team, and the Board of Trustees.
  • Coordination of capital and technology budgeting needs in collaboration with Information Technology and Operations divisions.
  • Coordination of operational reporting needs for various initiatives, from accreditation standard needs to foundation requests.

Business Services-

  • Record and maintain all vendor contract files.
  • Oversight of the University purchasing program; by combining and bidding purchases for office supplies, printing, leased equipment, travel, fuel, etc. Includes administration of p-card program.
  • Development and operation of the Universitys self-funded student health insurance program for athletes and international students.
  • Development of pricing and operational policies for athletic and church based summer camps.
  • Oversee Campus Post Office and Printing/Duplication departments.

Risk Management-

  • Assist Vice President for Finance in the procurement of all lines of insurance coverage for the University, including educators legal liability, fiduciary liability, cyber liability, medical malpractice, workers compensation, and key-man life coverage.
  • Assist in the administration of insured claims made for property, liability and workers compensation losses.

Other-

  • All other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Finance.

Requirements

  • BA in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field with CPA and/or Masters degree preferred.
  • Five or more years of higher education or not-for-profit experience preferred.
  • Management strengths in strategic planning, staff development, financial analysis and forecasting, business model design, contract negotiation, conflict resolution, and the ability to collaborate with teams across the organization.
  • Experience in financial planning, budgeting, and financial reporting, and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial standards established by FASB.
  • Exceptional communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, leadership skills that encourage teamwork and participative decision-making, and superior coaching and mentoring abilities.
  • Demonstrated experience and success forming and maintaining public/private partnerships, evidence of generating revenue through entrepreneurial initiatives, and experience in various integrated accounting and administrative information systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with attention to details, timelines, deadlines and the University-wide context of decisions.

Benefits

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Director Of Finance And Budget

University Of Cumberlands