Assistant Vice President, Budget and Finance Administration and Finance Professional Non-Unit Position, Danvers Campus
Plans, analyzes, and evaluates the College's Strategic budget and finance planning processes and systems. Ensures that multi-year budgets, financial and strategic plans are coordinated so that resources are in place for the effective completion of activities. Conducts financial analysis of existing programs and services and prepares fiscal models for assessment of potential new programs, services, and entrepreneurial activities; provides input and assistance with budgets for grant proposals. Duties include working with external organizations such as DCAMM, Mass Development, the College Foundation, or bank services to prepare financial models, and reports on creative solutions for funding needs. Design, implement, and maintain a comprehensive budget process, including working with managers to solicit input and develop understanding of the process. Collaborates with all campus offices that play a role in achieving successful business strategies. Responsible for ensuring College budgets and processes are reflective and coordinate with funding, metrics and policies/procedures of external agencies such as State Comptroller, DHE, Federal and State grant offices. Analyses Revenue and Expense for non-credit programs, early college, and other College programs as needed. Responsible for Financial information for Academic Program Review and accreditation purposes. Reports directly to the Vice President of Administration and Finance. Directly supervises the College Comptroller, and part-time Budget staff.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees the institutional budgeting processes that integrate with the College's strategic and tactical plans.
Develops, implements and evaluates policies, procedures, programs, management systems and controls for financial and finance performance accountability to assure maximum efficiency and effectiveness.
Provide direction, supervision, evaluation and expertise to assure effective coordination of activities and operations among departments related to budget and finance.
Responsible for supervising the College Comptroller and generally overseeing the Fiscal Affairs Office functions, assuring accomplishment of goals, professional development of staff, and effective coordination of activities and operations related to business and finance processes, as well as coordination with related functional offices such as Student Financial Services, Information Technology, Facilities and others.
Provides input and develops budgets for grant proposals in collaboration with the Director of Grants.
Works with Director of Institutional Research to develop and monitor metrics for measuring the financial success of programs and services, to assess the fiscal viability of new academic programs, and provides financial analyses that are needed to support new program or grant proposals.
Develops financial analysis to support business case for new program or service proposals.
Develops or maintains pro-forma budgets reflecting various cohort models and annual operational budgets
Keep abreast of current regulations, changes, trends and techniques concerning laws, regulation, policies,
procedures and programs that affect financial, facilities development and administrative services.
Work with the College President, Vice Presidents, Divisions Deans, Directors, and staff to strengthen integration of annual and multi-year strategic and capital plans with financial budgets and coordination of plans with financial resources.
Assist with the design and implementation of technology for budget and planning, including those that are web-based. Specifically, work with appropriate College officials in developing implementing and enhancing usage of the Ellucian Banner System with special emphasis on Finance and Budget systems.
Responsible for the development of a comprehensive data driven approach to integrating resources with College plans.
Develop and effectively administer the departmental budgets, including budget forecasting, planning and monitoring of expenditures.
Create effective systems for integrating College and Strategic plans with resources to ensure sufficient resources are available for implementation of College objectives and measurement of outcomes.
Serves as a member of Administrative Services Senior Staff team, along with CIO, AVP SFS and AVP Facilities.
Serves on Banner Implementation Team, Trustee Finance Committee, Enrollment Management Team, Compliance Committee and other committees and/or teams as assigned or deemed necessary to remain informed on institutional strategies and priorities.
Performs other related duties.
Master's degree in Finance, Business, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field.
Five or more years of managerial experience with significant responsibilities for both financial and administration operations, preference in an academic setting or governmental agency.
Understanding of the Commonwealth's legislative budget process and internal financial and accounting systems; substantial knowledge of operating and capital budget development, and GASB.
Demonstrated experience with fiscal analysis and developing financial models for programs and services, public/private partnerships, facilities development and renovation, public building projects, and grants administration.
Ability to develop and execute budget and financial strategic and tactical plans; experience with project management and financial reporting.
Demonstrated success in managing, training and developing staff.
Significant experience working with multiple levels of staff and with external constituencies such as College Trustees or other external executive level personnel (non-profit, banks, Federal or state agencies).
Experience developing and enforcing internal controls and ensuring adherence to best practices on procurement, accounts payable, revenue reconciliation and grants management.
Breadth of experience in multiple Administrative areas preferred, including fiscal, facilities and other related business services.
Experience with financial supervision of Capital and Deferred Maintenance projects, Adaptation and Renovation, and state agency funding a plus.
Understanding of information systems; Proficiency in Advanced MS Excel and experience in ERP systems, preferably Ellucian Banner.
Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams to complete objectives and implement the College's strategic activities.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and interpersonal connection with culturally diverse populations.
Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI background check as a condition of employment.
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated salary is $95,000- $105,000 per year plus fringe benefits. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and... culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.