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Position

Assistant to the Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs and Comptroller 

AID

 

Department

Division of Finance and Business Affairs 

Site

Southern University System 

Status

Full-time 

Filled

No 

Active

Yes 

ContactName

Flandus McClinton 

ContactPhone

(225) 771-5550 

ContactEmail

flandus_mcclinton@sus.edu 

Category

Unclassified 

DatePosted

10/17/2018 

DateNeeded

This position will be open until filled 

Deadline

12/31/2018 11:55 PM 

DateRetired

 

Description

Reports to the Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs and Comptroller. Responsible for organizing, implementing and overseeing the reporting of financial and operational activities of the Southern University System. The activities include finance and fiscal operations, long-range fiscal planning, and operational budgeting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Compiling accurate and timely responses and reports to Federal, state, regulatory agencies and other external groups as it relates to financial activity, operations and other external reporting requirements.
  • Completing projects and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem-solving; making adjustments to plans.
  • Preparing Board and System annual financial statements and disclosures included in management's discussion and analysis.
  • Reviewing the preparation of and monitoring the Board and System operating budgets.
  • Ensuring that system-wide budgets and other budgetary information are prepared in accordance with internal and external guidelines, accurate and timely submitted to Board of Supervisors, Board of Regents, Division of Administration and other applicable state agencies.
  • Preparing historical and other statistical analyses, tables and charts to plot trends and project future status of budgetary and financial information for the System.
  • Provides supervision for financial and support operations at the Board and System level including transaction review, approval and monitoring.
  • Ensuring compliance with State and University laws, regulations and policies.
  • Actively engaging in system wide policy and practice discussions, effectively representing college interests while also working to develop plans that serve the system as a whole.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs.
  • THIS POSITION WILL BE OPEN UNTIL FILLED

    Qualifications

    Minimal Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (Master's Degree and/or CPA is a Plus).
  • Minimum of 5-7 years progressive experience in higher education, related non-profit field or public accounting, with direct supervisory experience.
  • Strong leadership, ,communication, and problem solving skills required.
  • Demonstrated successful track record in a financial or related environment with diverse functions, complying with organizational policies and procedures, and adhering to accounting standards.
  • Functional knowledge of financial information technology is a must. A higher level of computer based reporting and integration with a variety of technology will be necessary.
  • Experience with Banner finance, payroll, and AR software is highly desired.

  • Please submit attached application (from HR website), letter of application, current resume and three (3) references to:

    Mr. Flandus McClinton
    Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs
    Southern University System
    J.S. Clark Administration Building, 4th Floor
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Criminal background check and reference verification is required.
     
    Southern University and A&M College is an equal opportunity employer.

    Salary

    $80,000-90,000.000 
    Attachments
    Unclassified Application.doc    
    Created at 10/17/2018 11:11 AM  by Mikhale Robins 
    Last modified at 11/8/2018 4:36 PM  by Mikhale Robins