Director of Financial Operations (FP323A)
ODU is seeking candidates for a Director of Financial Operations (full-time, 12 month) position. The Darden College of Education and Professional Studies (DCEPS) Director of Financial Operations provides strategic leadership and oversight of all financial operations for the college and financial management related to multiple administrative and operational areas including but not limited to Academic Affairs, Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, Procurement, and/or Information Technology in order to ensure compliance with university policies and procedure in financial reporting and management. Provides guidance to the dean, associate deans of the college, and its constituent school chairs. Works directly with fiscal techs in the college to support their efforts, correct issues that arise, and present new procedures.
Master’s degree preferred, in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting. Bachelor’s degree required, in Business Administration or Accounting with related experience in field of study
Knowledge of higher education financial systems and accounting practices. Keen understanding of state and federal policies and procedures related to higher education/governmental agencies. Effective customer service and problem solving/decision making skills. Ability to analyze large data sets, summarize and present financial and narrative information clearly. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated management ability and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently; meet strict deadlines; make sensible budget planning and monitoring recommendations and decisions; and maintain the utmost confidentiality involving matters of a sensitive nature.
Extensive experience using Banner or other university related student/financial applications. Considerable experience in financial management and administration, strategic planning, budgeting and financial planning. Microsoft Office (expertise in Excel). Considerable experience forecasting and projecting budget scenarios within different budget models. Some experience aligning strategic initiatives with financial plans.
Review Date: This position will close on 3/31/2023.
To apply, please visit https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/18242. It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.