The Business Manager for the Potsdam College Foundation, Inc. serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Foundation and has primary management and oversight responsibility for all aspects of the Foundation’s accounting, financial reporting, budget planning and monitoring, investment and endowment fund management. Although attached to the Foundation, this is a state position through SUNY Potsdam. The Business Manager reports to the Vice President of College Advancement/Executive Director of the Foundation, and is the liaison to the Audit and Investment/Finance Committees of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. This person must be team-oriented and personable, a strong strategist, and able to effectively manage multiple competing priorities. A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years successful experience in complex finance and/or accounting management is required; a Master’s Degree (MBA or Accounting) with professional certification (CPA) is preferred. He/she must have a knowledge of IRS, State of NY, and other organization rules and regulations regarding charitable giving; experience in a non-profit and/or higher education environment is desirable. We are especially seeking candidates who have engaged in professional development activities to enhance knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion and have worked collaboratively across various departments in fostering success of underrepresented groups and a supportive and inclusive environment for all. For further details and/or to apply, visit https://employment.potsdam.edu, job posting U-00203. Salary commensurate with education, experience, and certification. Position will remain open until filled.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with Education, Experience and Certification.
SUNY Potsdam, the oldest higher education institution in the State University of New York has long been recognized as one of the leading public colleges in the United States. The College is distinguished not only by its commitments to teacher education and the liberal arts, but also by its unique natural, cultural and recreational environment just north of the beautiful Adirondack Park. With the i...nternationally recognized Crane School of Music, the college is a center of excellence for music and the arts. With three other higher education institutions within a 10-mile radius, SUNY Potsdam provides for cross registration among four unique colleges and enjoys the benefits of a culturally active college town. A complete profile about the college is available at www.potsdam.edu.