The University of North Carolina System Office located in Chapel Hill, NC invites applications for the position of Director or Assistant Vice President for Debt Management. For a detailed position profile, please visit: http://bit.ly/UNC-AVP-DebtMgt.
This position serves as a member of the Finance Division and works collaboratively with other UNC System Office (UNCSO) professionals, the UNC System Office Capital Team, and the Chief Financial Officer on all aspects of bond management. Primary responsibilities are for on-going debt management among the statewide UNC institutions including debt capacity; financial analysis of bonds and bond payments; and performing calculations relating to bond issuance. The Director/Assistant Vice President also prepares arbitrage rebate calculations and advises authorities regarding payment status. Additionally, this new position will be responsible for preparing the annual debt capacity study. The specific position title will be dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
The UNC System Office’s Finance and Administration Division operates as staff to the Board of Governors and the President in their financial management of the University. This includes budget development and execution, facilities, property, capital planning, debt management, procurement policy, tuition and fee development, efficiency efforts and analysis of policy changes with a fiscal impact. Budget priorities are currently directed toward support of the UNC strategic plan, which calls for increased transparency and accountability in system spending and student outcomes, investments in initiatives that fuel student success and grow the economy, and empowering individual institutions with more flexibility in exchange for greater accountability.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field (Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field is preferred) and a minimum of five to seven years of progressive experience in a budgeting, general accounting, financial or planning environment. Experience in a higher educational environment is preferred.
Prior experience with the University of North Carolina System or UNC System institutions preferred but not required;
Experience should demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between budgeting, accounting, financial and operating functions of complex organizations;
Excellent writing and oral communication skills; demonstrated understanding of financial and budgeting systems, university operating and capital budgets, and internal financial controls and workflow processes;
Proficient in Microsoft Office and strong working knowledge and experience in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required;
Demonstrated experience and strong proficiency in producing reports and analyses incorporating financial information; ability to produce graphic representation of financial data is also required;
Effective communications and interpersonal skills while dealing with a wide range of constituencies;
Demonstrated experience in handling sensitive and confidential information;
Experience working with a diverse community;
The ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
About University of North Carolina System Office
The University of North Carolina System is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving the state of North Carolina and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service. More than 225,000 students are enrolled in the UNC System’s 16 university campuses across the state and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public, residential high school for gifted students.
The UNC System is one of the strongest and most successful systems of public higher education in the nation. It’s mission—to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society—remains true to the University’s founding ideal of shared knowledge in a free society. In addition, the UNC System has a long-standing commitment to public service. The UNC Center for Public Television, the UNC Health Care System, the NC Arboretum, and other University affiliates and programs reap social and economic benefits for the citizens of the state.
The UNC System Office, located in Chapel Hill, houses the offices of the president and senior administrative staff for the University. This core administrative staff executes the... policies of the UNC Board of Governors and provides System-wide leadership and support in the areas of academic affairs, business and financial management, communications, strategy and policy, human resources, legal affairs, and government relations. The UNC System Office also has administrative oversight of a number of University affiliates.