Assistant Vice President for Finance

York College of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
About York College of Pennsylvania:

York College of Pennsylvania, , is a private-sector, independent institution of higher education, offering over 60 baccalaureate majors in the arts and sciences and in professional fields as well as master's programs in business, education and nursing and a doctoral program in nursing. The College has an enrollment of over 4000 full time, over 500 part time undergraduate students and over 200 graduate students from 33 states and 37 foreign countries. The campus is located in South-Central Pennsylvania (50 miles north of Baltimore, MD, 30 miles south of Harrisburg, and 90 miles north of Washington, D.C.) and offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

The Assistant Vice President for Finance, a full-time exempt position, serves as the head of the Business Affairs Office. This position is responsible for supervising the financial and accounting functions of the College, including internal and external financial reporting, as well as ensuring compliance with College financial and accounting policies and procedures as they apply to colleges and universities, and creating and maintaining effective internal controls.

The Assistant Vice President for Finance directly supervises the Director of Accounting, Financial Services Administrator, Director of the Business Office, and thus, has final oversight for all areas of the department including financial reporting, treasury, student accounts management, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable. This position guides all hiring, training, and supervision of the Business Affairs Office team. There must be emphasis on accuracy, audit trails, and efficiency, along with teamwork, good communication and achieving departmental and College goals while working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, financial management, or related field.
  • Minimum five years of related work experience, including management experience.
  • Proficiency in accounting/financial management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • CPA certification or inactive status preferred.
  • Master's degree in accounting, financial management, or related field, preferred.
  • Experience in Higher education, preferred.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin June 30, 2021. Applications should be received by July 10, 2021.


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