The Associate Vice President for Finance (AVP) provides leadership and guidance for all financial aspects of the College. An individual in this position evaluates existing systems and plans, develops and implements modifications and/ or new procedures relating to the financial operations of the College and is accountable for all outcomes by ensuring proper legal and regulatory compliance. The AVP is responsible for accounting and financial analysis and reporting functions within the College; supervises finance, accounting and payroll staff and ensures that the organization's financial statements adhere to generally accepted accounting principles. As a financial services executive, the AVP also oversees tax reporting activities, and ensures that College actions and activities abide by all Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the State of Florida requirements. This position is also responsible for developing standards, policies and procedures relating to the financial operations of the College in conjunction with the Vice President for Business Services, and ensuring proper legal and regulatory compliance. The AVP is responsible for ensuring that the College financial reports are accurate and completed on time.
At a minimum the selected candidate must have master's degree in accounting, business, or related field from an accredited institution, and ten (10) years of related experience, including five (5) years in a supervisory role. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or business with fifteen (15) years of experience may be substituted for a master’s degree. Additionally the preferred candidate will have a masters degree in accounting or related field; a Certified Public Accountant license and extensive experience in higher education accounting and finance; and demonstrated competency in accounting and financial statement preparation.
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We value our employees. Employees are treated as individuals and empowered to do their best. Our greatest strength lies in the skill, judgement and talent of our employees. We recognize that our success is related directly to the dedication and performance of our employees. We value integrity, excellence in teaching and learning, a culture of honesty and trust, creativity and a respect for diversity. We believe in the potential of people who are inspired, engaged and work together for common goals & objectives. To that end we strive to attract, develop and retain the talented people necessary to deliver the highest quality service to our students and community. It is our focus to support a diverse workforce within an inclusive work environment. In return, we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, job/skill training, and company-sponsored social events.