Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is pleased to announce a national search for an experienced leader to serve as the Director of Financial Affairs.
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Administration, the Director of Financial Affairs will lead and support the SIUE Accounting, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Bursar and Financial Affairs units, and maintain the integrity of financial statements, records and systems for the University.
Additional duties and responsibilities include: -Procure and pay for goods and services for all SIUE departments in accordance with state regulations and Board Policy. -Collect tuition and fees from students and act as cash repository for University departments. -Prepare financial analyses to help management make sound financial decisions. -Establish and enforce SIUE fiscal policies. -Determine and implement internal controls to protect funds and other SIUE assets. -Act as advocate for the students regarding fee proposals. -Improve the cost-effectiveness and customer friendliness of the University. -Act as “fiscal conscience” for Financial Affairs employees with their self-development.
The Director of Financial Affairs may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities in support of the University’s mission and goals.
This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.
Applicants must submit (upload) a letter of application, resume, unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE, and a list of at least three professional references through HireTouch.
-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. Advanced degree and/or CPA preferred. -Ten years of progressive experience as a leader of financial units. -Knowledge of fund accounting.
-Ability to develop teams and act as a change agent. -Aptitude for financial forecasting and analysis. -Customer happiness orientation. -Ability to work collaboratively with other departments, campuses, and state agencies. -Experience in a University or similar institutional setting.
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make ou...r communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 14,000.
SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD).
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.