More than 200,000 citizens of southwest Missouri have taken advantage of one or more of Ozarks Technical Community College System’s (OTC) educational services. Founded in 1990 in Springfield, the current OTC system encompasses six locations across southwest Missouri including Branson and Richwood Valley. It also has a robust online education center. OTC’s comprehensive mission, focus on job-skill training and college transfer preparation has made it a vital part of one of the fastest-growing areas in the state of Missouri. OTC looks to a promising and productive future as faculty, staff, and community members work together to provide high-quality and affordable learning opportunities to the region.
Reporting to the Chancellor, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the management of the college’s financial affairs including budgeting, accounting, analyzing funding, and evaluating the business operations systems for the college. Other major responsibilities include oversight of budget development, annual audits, preparation and presentation of the annual college budget, strategic financial planning, and fiscal and accounting services while adhering to all financial mandates required by federal, state, and local government entities. The CFO will constructively and proactively foster a culture of customer service to students and other departments throughout the institution; serve as Chair of the Finance Council within the framework of the college system governance structure and as Assistant Treasurer to the OTC Board of Trustees; maintain the internal equity, sector equity and capital funding formulas used in the annual calculation of state appropriations distribution to community colleges. The CFO oversees the college’s annual budget of nearly $95 million and supervises 26 full-time staff.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration or a related field and at least seven years of relevant experience in business management are required. A master’s degree; a nationally recognized certification such as CPA, CMA, or CGFM; and experience in management role, supervising daily operations in a higher education environment are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all constituencies of a diverse university community; an understanding of automated management information systems; a sound knowledge of relevant federal, state and local government regulations and policies; and experience with Colleague.
Review of applications will begin September 21, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Mark Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email email@example.com.
Visit the Ozarks Technical Community College System website at www.otc.edu
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