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CHIEF FISCAL OFFICER - FOUNDATION

Employer
College of Central Florida
Location
Ocala, Florida
Salary
Salary to commensurate with experience
Date posted
Jan 17, 2024

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To manage the Foundation’s fiscal operations, including supervision of staff, assistance with all types of fiscal transactions including, monitoring, review, and reporting on the Foundation’s fiscal condition to assure that the Foundation’s objectives and goals are met efficiently and economically.

At the College of Central Florida, our vision is to be “Your first choice for quality higher education.” We aim to accomplish this by providing a caring and exceptional learning environment that fosters the success of our students and community. Candidates considering becoming part of the CF family must be able to embrace and model this philosophy in their day-to-day responsibilities and demonstrate our standards: professional, responsive, informative, dependable, and engaged.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise and participate in the preparation of regular and special financial and statistical statements and reports, including those required during the annual audits.
  • Plan, organize, review, supervise, and evaluate the work of the CF Foundation accounting staff engaged in maintaining the general ledger, budgetary control accounts, and various subsidiary ledgers.
  • Design and develop accounting forms, controls, systems, and procedures to promote more effective and efficient operations with the CF Foundation office.
  • Exercise expenditure controls.
  • Respond to questions regarding situations that raise policy questions that do not follow prescribed patterns and procedures.
  • Provide day-to-day oversight of the Foundation’s investments including monitoring performance and distribution of new inflows of cash consistent with maintaining the target asset allocation percentages outlined in the Foundation’s Investment policy.
  • Supervise recordkeeping for gift entry, accounts payable, pledges receivable, collections, endowed chair, and scholarship expenditures, State Board of Community Colleges match programs, revenues, and expenditures from various fund-raising events and rental income properties.
  • Supervise Database Manager (Foundation Office) position.
  • Assist with the annual preparation of the CF Foundation operations budget.
  • Prepare responses to both the College’s and the Foundation’s auditors’ questions.
  • Supervise maintenance of the Foundation’s fixed asset schedule.
  • Coordinate the preparation of profit and loss reports for all fundraising and special events.
  • Will serve as the principal liaison for College Square management company.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job-related marginal duties as required.)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).

  • Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
  • Ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing on a telephone and a computer for extended periods.
  • Routinely requires sitting at a desk and viewing a display screen for extended periods.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer or other electronic device.
  • Routinely requires moderate (up to 40 pounds) lifting and carrying.
  • Routinely requires walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, stooping, reaching up, twisting, and bending.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Work inside in an office environment

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor degree in accounting or finance required along with Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.

Five years accounting experience with three years in a supervisory capacity required. Experience should include governmental, not-for-profit or higher education accounting, preferred.

Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures equipment, and software as applied to accounting systems.

Knowledge of accounting and expenditure control systems and procedures.

Ability to plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of a group of professional and career service accounting personnel.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Ability to prepare financial and statistical reports.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all assignment levels, CF Foundation donors, volunteers, members of the CF Foundation’s Board of Directors, and the general public. 

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