Robert Half International CFO in BROADVIEW, Illinois
The ideal candidate will be an accomplished financial leader, natural collaborator, and gifted manager of people, processes, projects, and systems - an inventive and experienced leader who is well versed in trends in higher education financial management and associated administrative areas. The CFO will possess knowledge of best practices in the areas of finance, accounting, IT, human resources, and facilities for Organization’s size and aspirations. An understanding of student financial services and advancement best practices as they relate to overall financial management and strategic planning are also sought. The CFO will have keen strategic planning skills, a thorough understanding of technological tools and processes, financial acumen, a natural bias for action and doing, and a communicative and collegial working style. An advanced degree is preferred. Experience in a higher education environment of similar size and complexity is desirable
JOB SPECIFIC RESULTS
Assumes responsibility for all processes related to the PMC accounting department, including accounting control, cash management, invoice processing, cash position, Federal funds transactions, general ledger, expense accounting, investments and securities.
Oversee and direct Treasury, audits, tax, accounting, purchasing, real estate, and insurance activities.
Establish, monitor compliance with, and ensure that all policies related to finance, accounting, lending, and deposit operations are current and aligned with all applicable regulations and laws.
Work with all senior staff and College presidents to establish budgets, revenue, expense, and capital expenditure plans and monitor progress toward established goals. Ensure reconciliation of all assigned general ledger accounts.
Review contracts with vendors and service level agreements for favorable terms and ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
Oversee the creation and analysis of statistical and financial reporting that provides insight on expense trends, performance, risks, and opportunities for the colleges and may be used for effective decision making.
Monitor the profitability and utilization of college products and services to identify those with positive ROI. Make recommendations on the continuation or discontinuation of products and services that do or do not meet the needs of the colleges while enhancing the financial results Colleges.
Serve on the Investment Committee and oversee the investment portfolio of the Organization to achieve above-average earnings and the proper utilization and managing liquidity.
Remains current on accounting conditions that may affect the Organization.
Develop effective working relationships with regulatory agencies and auditors.
Lead all audits, including the financial and financial aid (Title IV) audits.
Requirements Fund Accounting - Non-Profit, Audit
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