The Office of University Advancement for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in a national search for a Director of Financial Affairs. The Director of Financial Affairs manages all financial applications for the Office of University Advancement, the SIUE Foundation (SIUEF) and the Alumni Association (AA).
The Director of Financial Affairs coordinates processing of all SIUE Foundation (SIUEF) accounting and gift records, supervises accounting staff and support personnel, prepares the quarterly and annual financial statements, completes/files federal and state tax returns and reports this information to the SIUEF Board and Committees. He or she works with external auditors, ensuring compliance with all related SIUEF policies and procedures, and develops financial policies and procedures in coordination with the Vice Chancellor as needed.
The Director administers investments for the SIUEF portfolio, reviewing performance and manager reports and offering portfolio recommendations to the SIUEF Investment Committee. He or she presents the information to the Foundation Board as needed and manages meetings of the Finance and Investment Committee (three times or more yearly) and the Audit Committees (three times or more yearly).
Working with the Alumni Association staff and external auditors, the Director handles all Alumni Association financial requirements, including preparation of monthly budgets, quarterly and annual financial statements, and reports this information to the Director of Constituent Relations and the Alumni Association Finance and Audit Committee.
Additionally, the Director handles accounting functions for the SIUE Charter High School, implementing planned giving instruments and working with the Vice Chancellor on investment strategies, donor reporting and tax reporting.
Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the University’s mission and goals.
This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Office of University Advancement. The position posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.
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Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (specific academic preparation needed). -Certified Public Accountant (CPA). -Three years' experience in managing, advising or other related function related to institutional investment portfolio. -Five years of supervisory accounting experience; exposure to governmental or non-profit accounting highly recommended. -Three years of experience and demonstrated knowledge of robust, enterprise accounting software. -Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software application. -Ability to communicate financial information to non-financial donors, staff and board members.
Additional Salary Information: Final salary depends on experience and qualifications
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SI...UE campus is home to a diverse workforce of more than 2,400 individuals coming together to serve our students and the region. Our community, peers and students recognize our momentum and view SIUE as an institution that's raising the bar. Every day, we are researching, sharing knowledge and making a difference in the lives of our students. Join the adventurous minds here at SIUE that are changing the world; explore our employment opportunities today.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.