Purpose of Position: The Associate Vice President of Finance is the college's chief financial officer. The Associate Vice President of Finance manages, supervises, and provides leadership to all financial functions and designated administrative services of the College, while optimizing operational resources to advance the mission of the College. The Associate Vice President of Finance is responsible for: Planning and managing finance functions of the College and supervision over the Business Office and WCC Police Department. Supervises and evaluates the Business Office Manager and Police Chief. Serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and participates in college-wide planning. Plans and directs preparation of College budgets. Develops budget for financial service area. Develops and implements College budget plan; provides updates of the college budget to college leadership and the college as a whole. Provides detailed information for grant proposals and monitors spending of grant dollars. Collaborate with the VCCS and college instructional and technology leadership to develop Higher Education Equipment Trust Fund (HEETF) requests that meet the college's needs to upgrade equipment for instruction. Provides advice and oversight for surplus property and risk management. Prepares Certificates of Insurance and loss claims, directs janitorial service and contracted bookstore operation. Secures and oversees the capital outlay for construction and maintenance of College facilities. Contributes to the development of a facilities master plan. Identifies resource needs; advises and assists with resource development. Develops maintenance reserve, capital outlay, local and other funding requests. Meets financial management standards prescribed by the Commonwealth and the State Comptroller and the Virginia Community College System. Serves as Fiscal Officer for Commonwealth of Virginia financial reporting and approvals. Responsible for compliance with all state and federal regulations, audit compliance, dealing with internal and external auditors, including Auditor of Public Accounts. Directs reporting on financial matters and ensures compliance with audit requirements. Manages financial records and other administrative services for student organizations. Provide oversight and leadership for procurement of goods and services through programs or systems that include the Commonwealth's electronic procurement system Electronic Virginia (eVA), administration of Small Purchase Charge Card and Travel Card Programs, and compliance with Agency Small, Women and Minority (SWAM) Business Plan goals. Provides oversight and leadership for the establishment, maintenance, execution and control of accounting records and procedures including accounts payable and accounts receivable, procurement of college goods and services, and contractual services. Develops budgets for local funds; oversees the creation of, reviews, and presents finance reports to the Local College Board. Assists in developing budgets for Educational Foundation; reports to that Board on financial matters and serves on the Foundation's Investment Committee and may serve as Treasurer if needed. Develops, recommends, and coordinates the implementation of policies and procedures on financial matters to ensure compliance and proper stewardship of public funds. Serves as the College's Fiscal Officer and Shared Services Management Council Representative. Ensures that training is provided for employees in the designated reporting areas. Evaluates and oversees direct reports and reviews performance evaluations for all employees within the designated reporting structure annually. Fosters development of designated reporting area employees. Serves on college committees as appointed. Serves on VCCS committees as called upon. Attends relevant VCCS Conferences. Serves on designated subcommittees for Shared Services Center Management Council. Maintains excellent working relationships with organizations in the College's service area. Maintains Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP). Serves as, or assigns to WCC Police Chief, the college's co-incident commander in the event of an emergency. Takes the lead on notifications regarding closures for weather, power outages, etc. Performs other duties as directed by the President. Pursues professional development activities and associations that foster personal growth and enhanced ability to carry out responsibilities.
Master's Degree in Business and minimum of 5 years' work experience in finance, including management experience of employees and business and operations functions, and work with internal and/or external auditors. Demonstrated experience with use of accounting information systems and budgeting Knowledge of state procurement and contracting. Knowledge of development of capital plans and budgets. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with various constituencies. Working knowledge of computer applications that include spreadsheets and word processing.
Internal Number: 32911
About Wytheville Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.