Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability; health & lab sciences; business & communication; and the arts & humanities. Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson (Class of '29), and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."
Building on these accomplishments, Chatham opened in 2014 the world's first fully sustainable campus in higher education, Eden Hall Campus. Consistently ranked as a best college by U. S. News & World Report in the Regional Universities North category, Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the College for Continuing & Professional Studies.
To help support the work of the University we have an immediate opening for an Assistant/Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration/Controller. The Assistant/Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration/Controller reports to the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration.
This position works closely with the Senior Vice President on financial planning, development and management of the University’s annual budget, endowment management, and the management of all University business functions including the business office and student accounts. The position assists the Senior VP in all administrative functions and is the number two position within the finance and administration division and acts on behalf of the Senior VP as directed.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Management of Business Office, Accounting, Payroll, Student Accounts, Copy Center, Book Store, and Post Office.
Preparation of monthly/quarterly financial statements for internal reporting.
Preparation and maintenance of University annual institutional operating and payroll budget and the University’s five-year financial model.
Preparation of maintenance of monthly and yearly cash flow projections.
Oversee grant accounting and administration functions for the University.
Review and ensure the integrity of all internal controls through internal audits.
Comply with all external debt requirements and monitor for required financial compliance.
Monitor external debt requirements and monitor for required financial compliances.
Bachelor of Science Degree at a minimum, CPA or MBA degree preferred. 7-10 or more years of experience in finance and accounting, 3-5 or more years of supervisory experience. Non Profit Accounting Experience (particularly higher education) is highly preferable.
Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.
Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Now fully coed, Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, has over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability; and the School of Arts, Science and Business. Chatham seeks to attract academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community while b...uilding upon Chatham’s commitment to prepare our students for success in a multicultural and global world.
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