Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Comptroller
North Carolina A&T State University
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Internal Number: 23096
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Comptroller reports to the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance and supports NC A&T's mission and strategic plan through planning, directing, administering and organizing the accounting and financial operations of the University. The Associate Vice Chancellor has management and oversight responsibility for the areas of accounting (state, non-state, endowments); cash management; accounts payable; financial reporting; payroll; treasury, student accounts, and accounts receivable operations; federal and state tax; debt management; capital accounting; travel accounting and compliance; and financial systems development.
This position is a member of the Division's senior leadership team. The AVC provides direct strategic and operational support to the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance for a wide range of financial reporting and operational directives as determined by the University's various constituencies including but not limited to The Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, Senior Staff, UNC System Office, and the UNC Board of Governors.
The Associate Vice Chancellor formulates financial management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and generally accepted financial accounting reporting and auditing standards and requirements. The Associate Vice Chancellor is responsible for reviewing, strengthening, and streamlining financial and accounting internal controls to ensure protection of financial resources, and to minimize internal and external audit findings.
The essential job function for this position is the effective management of the AVC/Comptroller's Office to meet the job objectives outlined above. Other duties of this position include completion of the annual financial report, various monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports as well as ad hoc information as requested for the University. This position is responsible for working with outside review agencies, including state auditors each year, and planning and reviewing the work of the employees in the AVC/Comptroller's Office.
This position also works closely with the other offices in the Division, especially the Budget and Procurement Services offices. This position also works closely with representatives from the University of North Carolina Systems Office, the Office of State Controller, and other state offices to plan activities and complete information requested by these agencies.
The Associate Vice Chancellor establishes and evaluates control systems and campus business practices, ensuring appropriate controls are effective in existing processes and supported by policy. Additionally this position analyzes and implements emerging accounting, tax, and financial reporting regulatory and advisory guidance.
This position leads a team of 6 direct reports with an overall staff of 48 in providing exceptional service. Our customers include but are not limited to our students, faculty, staff, internal and external auditors and governing bodies.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. The University provides a wide range of educational opportunities from bachelor's to doctoral degrees in both traditional and online environments. With an emphasis on preeminence in STEM and a commitment to excellence in all its educational, research, and outreach programs, North Carolina A&T fosters a climate of economic competitiveness that prepares students for the global society.
The mission for the Division of Business and Finance is to be student-centered while maintaining fiscal integrity and providing quality support services to faculty, staff, and external customers.
Internal job number: 000167
Masters degree or Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of financial management experience in a large, complex, service organization.
Direct experience in financial management, including budget management, reporting, financial modeling, and financial analysis; policy implementation; and research administration, including familiarity with all relevant policies and procedures; Experience with managing staff.
Ability to work in a complex matrix setting, build consensus, and develop new approaches to problem solving.
Demonstrated skills in financial management and analysis.
Excellent communications skills to interface effectively with diverse internal and external professionals.
Experience with a full-scale ERP, preferable Ellucian Banner.
Experience with grants management.
Excellent communications skills to interface effectively with diverse internal and external professional groups and committees.
Strong leadership, organizational, and administrative skills to effectively organize plans and programs.
Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and listening skills.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!