Director of Finance and Administrative Services Washington State University College of Nursing Spokane, WA
The Director of Finance and Administrative Services serves as the Principal Financial/Administrative Officer for the College of Nursing. Responsible for the overall financial, administrative and personnel support functions of the college. Serves as a principle consultant and adviser to the Dean of the college on a wide range of fiscal, management and personnel related issues. Acts on behalf of the Dean as an appointing authority, in creating college policies and on some legal issues.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field with an accounting emphasis and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and business management which has included supervisory and facilities management experience. A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field and/or CPA certification may be substituted for one (1) year of the required work experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Additional Requirements: Ability to travel overnight and work occasional weekends. Thorough knowledge of PC-based and mainframe computer finance and administrative systems. Exceptional time management skills, including the ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities and prioritize multiple competing tasks in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organization, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Demonstrated ability to provide effective customer service to people at all levels of the organization. Ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and/or interruptions. Possess project management, organizational, and planning skills are required with a keen attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications: Three (3) or more years supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience with grants and contract budget development and administration. Demonstrated knowledge of higher education business and finance policies and procedures. Strong oral and written communications skills. Thorough knowledge of PC-based and mainframe computer finance and administrative systems. Advanced degree or professional accreditation in business or accounting administration or related field. Budget and finance administrator experience in a comprehensive research university. Thorough knowledge of budget management, projections, and reporting at college, university, or to external agencies. Knowledge of Washington Administrative Codes and WSU Business Policies and Procedures.
To apply please see https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/45995. Only applications submitted through the online application system are accepted. Review of applications will begin on August 8, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA employer and educator.
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