Reporting to and collaborating with the institutional Vice President, Finance & Administration, and supervising the Finance Manager(s), Data Specialist(s), and Compliance Specialist within the Division, this position serves as the lead business officer overseeing budget management, financial services delivery, and associated reporting and compliance activities for an assigned institution or portfolio of units. The successful candidate for this position will have the flexibility either to work remotely, have a hybrid work schedule (partially remote and in-office), and/or possibly have an office at another USNH institution.Â Â The ideal candidate is comfortable working directly with university executive leadership and provides service across a large and diverse client base. Previous supervisory experience is required as this position will oversee and provide mentorship to staff.Â Ideal candidates will possess a strong business sense and extensive experience in budgeting and forecasting as well as superior written and verbal communication skills. Experience with external and internal audit preparation and collaboration is strongly desired.Â
â¢ 10+ years minimum professional experience in financial management or a closely related field, with 7+ years minimum supervisory experienceÂ â¢ Demonstrated expertise in core business practices, including financial planning and budget managementÂ â¢ Thorough knowledge of relevant regulatory/compliance/reporting requirements, both state and federalÂ â¢ Understanding of and proficiency in navigating computerized financial systemsÂ â¢ Ability to set concrete goals, develop aligned strategy, and make data-informed decisionsÂ â¢ Impeccable mathematical, organizational, and analytical skillsÂ â¢ Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with ability to interface with diverse audiences including employees/staff, faculty, students, and the general publicÂ â¢ Ability to build consensus, set direction, and lead through changeÂ â¢ Desire to work in a collaborative environment with System and institutional leaders, as well as colleagues in other financial affairs departmentsÂ â¢ Openness to 360-degree feedback and desire to learn and grow continuously
Plymouth State University offers high-quality baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. Through research and innovative community partnerships, the University contributes to the economic, social, cultural, and environmental development of the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire and beyond. Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students. Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learnin...g. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development. Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders. Surrounded by lakes and mountains, PSU’s 170-acre campus provides students with an outstanding natural laboratory for learning and an ideal setting for outdoor recreation. PSU has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness.