Associate Vice Chancellor Financial Planning and Budget

UNC Pembroke
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

•Provide strategic leadership and oversight to the Offices of Budget and Financial Planning, Business Auxiliary Services, Controller’s and Purchasing Offices
•Provides leadership in University budget development and administration
•Proactively oversees the preparation of financial statements and reports (ex. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); Annual Financial Statements; 990 Tax Return; EMMA disclosures; IPEDS, Bond financial position statements and documents; etc.) to meet requirements throughout the year
•Provides coordination and guidance on contractual matters
•Develops and implements new and innovative programs to enhance financial performance and business services
•Collaborates with the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration in developing strategies for continued improvement of the university’s fiscal management and administrative functions.
•Provides financial management and analytical support for University-wide planning, programs and operations to support decision making as needed.
•Works directly with Vice Chancellor to develop models for financial analysis and forecasting reporting, including historical analysis of trends, peer comparisons, variance analysis and cost studies.
•Develops interactive financial models that allow for multiple scenarios and link key factors, including enrollment management, revenue and expense assumptions.
•Develops and manages comprehensive financial capital plans.
•Assists in the financial analysis of capital financing proposals for campus projects.
•Represents the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration in internal and external meetings as needed.
•Other duties as assigned.

This position is classified as Mandatory Personnel: Mandatory Employees: Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to University operations during certain types of adverse weather or emergency events.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:  

Master’s Degree required, or a B.A. in accounting, finance, management or other related field with at least 5 years of progressively responsible managerial experience, preferably in a college, university or public agency setting.

•Working knowledge of college and university business practices; state-of-the-art systems and techniques; data processing applications for business; and knowledge of financial practices.
•Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
•Must be able to prepare and present complex financial and narrative reports in a clear and understandable manner.
•Effective Leadership Skills: able to manage and effectively lead a professional staff.
•Proven analytical ability and good understanding of fund accounting principles.
•Working knowledge of cost accounting techniques and good internal control requirements.
•Strong professional judgment and attention to detail to ensure accuracy and timely completion of work.
•Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with and influence decision making with senior leaders.
•Demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of constituencies in a collegial and collaborative manner.
•Appreciation for and support of the mission, tradition, and culture of the University.

Management Preferences: 

Certified Public Accountant; Banner ERP Experience; Experience in EMMA, bond compliance and arbitrage; and Experience Designing Financial System User Interfaces.

Special Instructions to Applicants:  

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.