Position Summary The Vice President & Chief Financial Officer is responsible for leading financial planning, providing strategic management of accounting and finance functions, record-keeping, and financial reporting.
This position reports directly to the President and the scope of responsibility includes oversight of Information Technology, Financial Services, Budget Office, and Bursar's Office at the University of Oklahoma Norman campus.
Internal campus customers include academic, operations, research, and business services as well as business contracts. There is a need to standardize financial operations across these different entities, for best strategic analysis, while still capturing their different financial needs.
The Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President plays an integral role in developing and implementing financial procedures to improve and maintain the financial well-being of the university.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
A minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting or finance, including a minimum of five years in a management role
Preferred qualifications include a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Experience in a higher education environment is preferred
About the University of Oklahoma Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a doctoral degree-granting research university serving the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation. The Norman campus serves as home to all of the university's academic programs except health-related fields.
The OU Health Sciences Center, which has academic and clinical programs in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and across the state, is one of the most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges, the state's largest clinical group practice OU Physicians, and research centers such as the NCI designated Stephenson Cancer Center and the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center. The OU Health Sciences Center is closely affiliated with the non-profit OU Medicine health system, which includes OU Medical Center, the Children's Hospital, and OU Medical Center Edmond, and provides essential clinical services across adult and pediatric specialties. Both the Norman and Health Sciences Center colleges offer academic programs at the Schusterman Center, the site of OU-Tulsa.
OU enrolls almost 32,000 students, has more than 2,800 full-time faculty members, and has 21 colleges offering 172 majors at the baccalaureate level, 156 majors at the master's level, 81 doctoral-level majors and 54 graduate certificates. The university's annual operating budget is $2.05 billion. The University of Oklahoma is an EO/Affirmative Action institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo/. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and are encouraged to apply.