Job Title: Finance and Business Affairs Director (HEO)
Job ID: 22584
Location: Hunter College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
The Finance and Business Affairs Director reports to the Vice President for Finance and Budget and oversees staff in relation to financial reporting and compliance. The responsibilities include overseeing the daily operations of all of the Non Tax Levy entities, ensuring compliance and monitoring new developments in internal and external accounting policies and regulations. Implementing proper internal controls, conducting in-depth financial analysis and interacting with outside agencies and relevant parties in the preparation of all audited financial statement and tax returns. Exercising full administrative authority over accounting processes, developing and establishing training and cross training programs to improve staff performance and provide succession plan. Formulating sound financial strategies, addressing audits and self-assessments. Assisting the Vice President for Finance and Budget with initiatives and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and eight years' related experience required.
The desirable candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
Experience and skills with PeopleSoft (CUNYfirst)
Experience of general ledger and budget muddles
Audit experience in accounting, and have the good knowledge of FASB and GASB accounting standards, financial reporting and practices
Strong organizational skills with the ability to establish plans, manage a large workload and multiple assignments with conflicting priorities, and meet strict deadlines in a fast paced office
Ability to take initiative, make sound judgment to make decisions and exercise discretion and tact
Ability to work effectively, collaboratively, and cooperatively with diverse staff on various levels
Strong analytical, evaluative, and research skills
Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal communication skills
Strong proficiency using computers and software programs, especially on Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Directs financial and administrative operations of a College or major program.
Oversees financial resources in a fiscally responsible manner and complies with various legal regulations and University policies
Develops financial forecasting models to support strategic planning aligned with goals and initiatives
Recommends and implements strategic college-wide policies to ensure financial compliance is maintained
Oversees business analyses, budget projections, allocations, financial statements, and statistical reports
Develops and manages relationships in regard to fiduciary responsibilities with external institutions, including government agencies, corporations, and funding entities
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Officer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest or cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters ??? also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (??, ??, (??, ?? or ??), ??, ??, ?? , ???, _ or ??)).
Candidates must also be prepared to have two letters of reference tendered promptly upon request.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on September 13, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.
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CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system, one of the oldest public colleges in America, and a national leader in urban public education. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 programs of study. Graduates of Hunter's nationally-renowned professional schools (the School of Education, the Silberman School of Social Work, and the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing) become the teachers, social workers, nurses and health care professionals who dedicate their lives to serving New York City and the nation. They are the embodiment of the Hunter College motto: Mihi Cura Futuri – "the Care of the Future is Mine". With the myriad opportunities found in New York City, and world-renowned faculty to guide them, Hunter's students embark upon their bright and illustrious futures and begin to achieve their version of the American Dream!