Department: Z (Do Not Use/Contact C&C) - Finance - 35150
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
This position provides counsel to the Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs on division matters and provides counsel and advice to all divisions of the university on financial matters. Position has direct responsibility for all financial matters for the university including the development and maintenance of sound financial plans that ensure the financial integrity of the university. Position provides leadership for the accounting, student accounts, cashiering, payroll, collections, financial reporting, budget development and maintenance, and purchasing.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Four-year degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related discipline. Five years of progressive fiscal responsibility in higher education is required, along with demonstrated skills and proficiency in supervision. Demonstrated dynamic and innovative leadership, interpersonal and superior communication skills, with evidence of building collegial relationships and effective work groups across divisional boundaries as a collaborator. Must have familiarity with office productivity software and the ability to prioritize, manage and successfully complete multiple tasks. Thorough knowledge of accounting theories, principles, and systems design and knowledge of governmental accounting and business operations. Ability to interpret and apply complex laws and regulations to accounting situations.
Earned MBA or closely related degree. Ten years of progressive fiscal responsibility in higher education.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
The Business Affairs Division is responsible for a wide range of business and administrative functions of the university, including but not limited to procurement, financial affairs, human resources, physical resources, capital management, security and safety services, building management and construction, information technology services, and auxiliary services.
Position will remain open until filled.
To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application, including the 'Work History' section before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
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The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.