Senior Director and Controller, University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc. | University at Buffalo (SUNY) - Military Veterans

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Buffalo, New York

Position Title: Senior Director and Controller, University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc. Posting Number: U220041 Employer: UB Foundation Activities FTE: 1.00 Position Summary: Your future begins here – great benefits, great people. Join us today! The University at Buffalo Foundation ( UBF ) is searching for a Senior Director and Controller to join our team. This position is responsible for managing the financial and accounting functions of the University at Buffalo Foundation and its affiliated corporations ( UBF ) having total assets in excess of $1.3 billion and the administration of annual revenues that range from $150-250 million. Areas of responsibility include accounting, reconciling, budget development and tracking, capital expenditures and debt financing. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Oversee all day-to-day accounting and financial operations of UBF , including accounts, ledgers, financial software and reporting systems ensuring policies and procedures are in compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements. Serve as key member of the senior management team, representing UBF's finance and accounting initiatives at UB, and serving as a key liaison between campus business unit officers and UBF . Maintain relationships with other key university personnel in the offices of the President, Provost, Finance and Administration, and Human Resources, as well as leadership of schools and units. Oversee the performance of the total financial services function and financial office administration for UBF , and seven affiliated corporations. Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner. Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements. Monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of UBF's financial status. Coordinate all aspects of the financial services operation to allow for timely monthly and annual fiscal general ledger closings and reports. Develop plans to address areas of opportunity within the organization's financial health and financial processes. Keep up with current technology and recommend changes to processes to streamline activities, improve efficiency, and promote customer service. Serve as a key liaison with committees of the Board of Trustees, reporting on the financial health of the enterprise. Manage the staff responsible for the general ledger, financial analysis and reporting and non-payroll and payroll expenditure activities of the Foundation. UBF The University at Buffalo Foundation ( UBF ) plays a vital role in helping UB establish, enhance and expand its reputation as a leading public research university. As a private, independent organization, UBF assists in the acquisition of strategic assets, investing and providing resources, and providing a variety of services for the UB community. About The University at Buffalo The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Minimum Qualifications: CPA or Master's degree in business, management or related field required. Five or more years' experience in not-for-profit administration/management. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, especially as they relate to a not-for-profit organization. Knowledge of applicable regulations/policies/reporting related to not-for-profits. Proven effectiveness leading professionals in finance and accounting. Proficient working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite. Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in public higher education. Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled Quicklink for Posting: 35168

Buffalo, New York

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