Vice President of Finance & Operations, Chief Financial Officer
The VP of Finance & Operations/CFO directs all the financial affairs of the college to ensure that Thomas More College operates according to sound legal, financial, and business processes. The VP/CFO directs and provides oversight of the college’s operating budget, financial statements, investment management, debt issuance and compliance, loan collateral positioning, audit process and risk management /compliance. In addition, provides leadership to Human Resources, Financial Aid, Campus Safety, Office Services, the Campus Bookstore and all third party vendors which include Aramark Facilities, Jenzabar IT, and Five Seasons.
-Excellent management and strategic leadership skills
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Outstanding oral and written communication skills
-Strong negotiation and team building skills
-Ability to multitask and attention to detail and accuracy
-Strong organizational and project management skills
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure that all divisional activities and programs are consistent with and support the academic and student development objectives of the College.
Recommend all administrative and financial policies for the institution to the President of the College.
Assume responsibility for the planning, organization and ongoing evaluation of all administrative and financial programs with approval from the President and when necessary the Board of Trustees.
Convene quarterly and other meetings of the Investment Committee with outside investment advisors. Insure that the endowment draw is used to its maximum effectiveness to support the operational objectives of the College.
Convene scheduled meetings of the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees. Prepare all materials to send in advance of the meeting.
Oversee the preparation of the capital budget for the College. Coordinate with faculty, facilities, athletics and information technology to insure strategic and equitable distribution of funds to meet the needs of the College.
Present monthly financial statements to the Finance Committee and to the Board of Trustees.
Insure the completion of a timely and accurate annual audit. Insure compliance with all accounting regulatory changes.
Present the Capital budget annually to the Board of Trustees for approval upon recommendation of the Building and Grounds committee.
Project the outside financial needs of the College. Prepare analysis of options and related costs when outside debt is required.
Provide analysis to show the financial impact and the break-even point for approval by the President and the recommendation of the Finance Committee to the Board of Trustees.
Convene and preside at all meetings of the Budget Committee. Recommend the operational budget to the President of the College after consultation with the Budget committee and the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees. Submit the annual operating budget with recommendation of the Finance Committee and the President to the Board of Trustees each year in February for approval.
Select, train, supervise and evaluate Business Office staff.
Proficient in understanding of the technology needs for the College, hardware, software as well as personnel.
In conjunction with the Director of Human Resources, has oversight of insurance/ risk management decisions, and has fiduciary responsibility for employee retirement plan.
Supervises the Director of Human Resources, Director of Financial Aid, Director of Campus Safety, Office Services staff, and campus bookstore manager.
Provide leadership for and oversee the information technology systems of the College in conjunction with Jenzabar.
Provide leadership for and oversee the physical facilities and food services of the College in conjunction with Aramark.
Review and revise on contractual matters.
Participates in the implementation of the College strategic plan and oversees the administrative goals as it relates to the operational and financial areas.
Perform tasks as assigned by the President of the College.
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter, and reference list to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Director of Human Resources, Thomas More College, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY 41017.