The Assistant Director of Finance serves as a key member of the
advancement division’s business operations team and reports to the
Director of Finance and Analysis. The purpose of this position is
to support the budget development process, monitor fiscal
resources, and provide guidance regarding contracting with product
and service providers, compliance with laws, regulations, and
university policies, including Payment Card Industry (PCI) and
conflicts of interest.
This position requires strong organizational and administrative
skills combined with an interest in a highly complex, yet
collaborative work environment.
The ability to conduct, analyze and present research
Experience preparing complex financial and budget reports.
Bachelor’s degree in finance or administration, or a related field
with significant work experience.
Excellent writing and communication skills and the ability to
manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a working
style that is collegial and collaborative.
Experience independently gathering data, conducting analyses, and
concisely presenting and explaining information with the highest
degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
Demonstrated experience with preparing user documentation and
Demonstrated ability to evaluate business processes and researches
best practices to identify areas of internal control risk and make
recommendations to mitigate risks.
Knowledge of university budgeting and university procurement
processes, including contracting for goods and services
Knowledge of PCI DSS requirements, Virginia Conflict of Interest
Rules and Regulations.
Demonstrate strong analytical abilities.
Ability to follow detailed processes for compliance with standards
and adherence to established procedures.
Responsible level of experience in higher education business or
related field involving business operations and/or budget and
Experience drafting, reviewing, and recommending policies and
procedures, particularly as they pertain to contract
Knowledge of MicroStrategy financial reporting software and/or
Microsoft SharePoint work team collaboration software or
Commensurate with Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal
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May 25, 2022