Posted: Mar 24, 2021

Director - Finance

Salary: $106,606.50 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

Definition and Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the Director – Finance is responsible for
overseeing all corporate fiscal management including Accounting, budgeting, and risk management.
The Director – Finance is responsible for compliance with all applicable corporate and campus-wide
policies and procedures.

Additionally, all ASI employees are responsible for upholding the core values of the organization
including but not limited to exhibiting professional behavior, acting as a role model to others, displaying
a positive and cooperative attitude, communicating effectively, developing expert knowledge in area of
specialization, and working together as a team.

Educational and Qualifying Experience, Skills, Licenses, Credentials

Educational/License/Credential Requirements

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university.
  • Master’s degree in related field (4 years applicable experience may be substituted for educational
  • CPA preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum eight (8) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential
    functions of the job.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience managing the fiscal and administrative functions of a complex
    business unit, preferably for a large non-profit or governmental organization.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience compiling, developing, preparing and publishing comprehensive
    financial statements in a FASB and/or GASB environment.
  • Supervisory experience required.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • General knowledge of office methods, equipment, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer systems.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written; strong public speaking ability.
  • Demonstrated skills in group supervision/leadership.
  • Ability to gather and analyze complex data and situations in order to draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of financial record-keeping methods, procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to organizational, procedural, policy, and technological changes.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate, and apply administrative regulations, codes, policies, procedures, and precedents.
  • Knowledge of business administration, organizational management, and budgeting within a large organization is essential.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
  • Knowledge and understanding of CSU policies and procedures with regard to auxiliaries preferred.
  • Understanding of and experience in developing and negotiating contracts, lease agreements, memorandums of understanding and professional service agreements.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of student personnel development.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and lead others to work collaboratively to meet project and organizational goals.
  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds, specific needs, or limitations.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise Accountant.
  • Oversee supervision of all subordinate staff in Accounting.
  • Facilitate meetings, conduct performance evaluations, establish goals, and monitor day-to-day operations.

*Please see attached job description for more details*