Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Company: Saint Martin's University
Posted on: November 27, 2018
Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer Saint Martin's University seeks a collaborative and seasoned leader to partner with the President and senior leadership; cultivate a team environment; articulate and execute the strategic plan; manage growth; allocate resources; facilitate budget and capital-project planning; and strengthen business, budget, and financial reporting and analysis. -- The Position The Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the on-going business, budget, and financial reporting and analysis needs of the University. Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the Executive Cabinet, the Vice President provides leadership and supervision for the offices of finance, student financial services, business office, payroll, facilities, investments, purchasing, mail services, bookstore, and indirectly works with the President in overseeing Information Technology. The Vice President reviews and monitors contractual agreements of the University, leads the budgeting and audit processes, serves as staff liaison to the Finance, Audit, Facilities, and Investment Committees of the Board of Trustees, and works closely with senior leadership and key members of the community in articulating and implementing the University's strategic plan. The Qualifications Required qualifications include a graduate degree in Business, Finance, or related discipline from an accredited institution and designation as a Certified Public Accountant. Financial management experience within higher education or not-for-profit institutions and administrative experience with on-going business, budget, and financial planning, reporting, and analysis in an environment of limited resources are also essential. Preferred qualifications include excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, especially the ability to communicate financial information to diverse constituents; a high degree of personal and professional ethics, character, and integrity that inspires trust and confidence; and an interest in and ability to support the Catholic Benedictine tradition of the University. The University Founded in 1895, Saint Martin's University is a Catholic Benedictine coeducational institution. The University offers 26 baccalaureate and 10 graduate degree programs in four colleges and schools: the Hal and Inge Marcus School of Engineering, the School of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Education and Counseling. The University has a student enrollment of approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 250 graduates and a 12:1 student-faculty ratio. The physical beauty of the 380-acre campus reflects the rich intellectual and spiritual nature of its presence in the Pacific Northwest. Rooted in the long tradition of the liberal arts, the University curriculum cultivates creativity, the ability to communicate and pursue ideas, critical thinking, independent inquiry, academic proficiency, the formation of sound ethical judgments, and service to humanity. The school's sports teams participate in the NCAA's Great Northwest Athletic Conference at the Division II level. The Location Lacey, Washington, a city of 36,000 people; and neighboring Olympia, the state capital, combine for a total population that exceeds 100,000. Located near the waters of southern Puget Sound, the city is less than an hour from Seattle, 30 minutes from Tacoma, and two hours from Portland, Oregon. With its surrounding metropolitan area, Lacy and the greater Olympia area attract nationally recognized entertainers, artists, and musicians, providing cultural opportunities that complement the University's educational experience. The southern Puget Sound area is quite picturesque with an abundance of natural beauty. Swimming and other water activities are as close as five minutes from campus; Pacific Ocean beaches are just 50 miles west; and hikers, skiers, backpackers, birders, and other outdoor enthusiasts can pursue their favorite pastimes in the mountains less than an hour away.-- The Invitation Saint Martin's University is pleased to partner with the search firm Strategic Search Advantage. To learn more about this opportunity, please view the position profile at https://tinyurl.com/SMUVPFinance To--apply, please submit a complete resume and letter of application. The letter should summarize your professional qualifications and the accomplishments that reflect the skills, background, and experience to be successful in this key position. Successful applicants will provide specific examples of past work experience as it relates to the position responsibilities and qualifications. Send your application materials to Gary Rhoads at the email address below. The deadline for receipt of applications is--Friday, December 14, 2018.--First consideration will be given to those who apply by this date and the position will remain open until filled. To arrange a day and time for a--confidential conversation, please--contact Gary at the email address below. If a colleague comes to mind you feel might have an interest, please forward your nomination to Gary at the email address below or contact him by phone. Gary Rhoads, Search Consultant Strategic Search Advantage firstname.lastname@example.org 570-484-6414 The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin's University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bonafide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability. The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Finance, Keywords: VP Finance
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