Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is one of the leading universities in the nation and seeks an accomplished individual to serve as its next Associate Vice President for Finance and University Controller (AVP & UC).
Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Associate Treasurer, the AVP & UC is a key member of the financial leadership team and will be responsible for providing university-wide leadership and broad strategic oversight of financial accounting and compliance to assist the university's academic leadership, administrative management and board members in the efficient and effective monitoring, management, and control of the financial resources of the university.
The AVP & UC will enhance systems and develop best practices to support the education, health care and research missions of the university, while ensuring high standards of compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The successful candidate will lead an office committed to improving processes and to providing outstanding service in an increasingly complex and demanding regulatory environment. The AVP & UC will strengthen collaborations and relationships across the university to better serve the mission and to communicate financial policies and procedures. S/he will look outside the university to anticipate regulatory challenges and to understand how best to meet them. The AVP & UC will be an essential advisor to the Vice President for Finance and Associate Treasurer, and other senior leaders.
The next AVP & UC will possess the experience and abilities to lead a large and complex office. A bachelor's degree and a CPA certification are required. An MBA or a master's in accountancy is preferred. Ten years of experience in a related role is required.
Rutgers has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm based in Boston, to conduct the search. Confidential inquiries, nominations and applications may be directed to Daniel Rodas, Vice President, and Liz Vago, Managing Associate, Isaacson, Miller at www.imsearch.com/5806.