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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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*