The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
This position directs and oversees the financial and operational activities for the organization including the preparation of current financial reports, and summaries, facilities and information technology needs. Collaborates with the President/CEO and Board of Directors in developing strategic and long-range analysis and financial modeling to support organizational initiatives.
Responsible for the preparation of all financial statements, including income statement, balance sheets, tax return and serves as point of contact for auditing firms. Manages the organizations in-state and out-of-state annual incorporation filings. Makes appropriate financial adjustments according to established standards and guidance from Board of Directors.
Drives the annual budgeting process including modeling and comparing projections/forecasts to actual figures. provides ongoing budget management by reviewing and sharing budgeted expenses to actual expenses; recommends and makes necessary adjustments to current budget and/or future projections. Works collaboratively with President/CEO and program managers; providing quarterly and annual reports including detailed budget analysis and financial recommendations.
Utilizes statistical and financial reporting techniques to analyze financial data used for both short and long-range planning. Creates single and multi-year business plans to ensure the ongoing operation of the organization. Analyzes information, prepares summaries and presents in a concise manner appropriate for various audiences such as the Board of Directors, President/CEO, program managers, etc.
Operates as a strategic partner in assisting to identify opportunities for expansion. Identifies operational vulnerabilities related to enrollment and revenue through financial analysis. Reviews and suggests improvements to overall planning processes. Serves as a resource to the treasury committee and Board of Directors.
Initiates, executes and maintains organization contracts. Oversees the request for proposal process and makes recommendations for operational and facility service providers to President/CEO and Board of Directors. Negotiates the terms of all financial and operational related agreements including, but not limited to, facilities and conferences/workshops. Acts as liaison to HR department of host institution.
Manages and reconciles the organization's banking and financial systems. Responsible for managing, monitoring, and generating monthly reports on all accounts, including but not limited to,banking accounts/fees, wire transfers and ACH payments, internal check processes, credit cards, and receivables/payables.
Initiates and manages the membership renewal process. Serves as the point-of-contact for membership renewals preparing materials and addressing inquiries.
Manages the organization's evolving facilities and IT infrastructure/needs for home office and remote locations/staff. Ensuring the system capabilities, security of data and identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities.
Department: Forum on Education Abroad
Required: Bachelor’s degree – Accounting, Business, Finance or related field
Preferred: Master’s degree – Accounting, Business, Finance or related field
Internal Number: 5421
About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2017, Dickinson has just over 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 104-acre campus is populated by students from 42 U.S. states and territories and 44 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 35 programs in 25 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Found...ed in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. In 2014, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Dickinson as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite, a national award that acknowledges the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.