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This position serves as the college’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and reports directly to the President. Administers and supervises General Fund financial and business services, and physical plant functions. Responsible for planning, forecasting and implementation of the college’s financial management system. Accountable for preparation and administration of the college’s budget, as well as long range planning affecting finance, facilities, and operations. Serves as the college’s liaison to and fiscal officer of North Idaho Head Start and the Area Agency on Aging.
Education and Experience
Bachelors’ degree required from an accredited institution in business administration, finance, economics, public administration or applicable field. Master’s degree preferred. Five years of upper level administrative and supervisory experience in the management of fiscal resources required. Additional experience in the oversight of physical plant activities (including new construction and renovations) and other areas related to the nature of this position strongly desired. Prior experience in upper level fiscal management in a higher education setting also preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Extensive knowledge of fiscal forecasting, planning, budgeting, management governmental and/or nonprofit accounting.
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Integrity beyond reproach
• Ability to lead annual budget, planning and implementation processes
• Demonstrated ability to promote diversity and cultural awareness within the organization.
• Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement modern business and operational efficiencies within the organization.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through listening, speaking, and writing. Ability to present multifaceted materials and information in an understandable manner. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common educational and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to communicate tactfully and diplomatically with the college and community to obtain input and gain support for college initiatives.
• Ability to analyze complex issues and problems, utilize creative thinking, and evaluate alternative courses of action when developing solutions. Experience in bringing diverse constituents into discussions and managing discourse and conflict resolution through to positive and accepted outcomes.
• Ability to interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees; address complaints and resolve issues
• Proficient skills in the use of personal computers and applications, including MS Office