Mount Holyoke College Assistant Vice President of Finance in South Hadley, Massachusetts
Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer, the Associate/Assistant Vice President for Finance will provide senior leadership for a high performing finance and treasury department. The position will have oversight of various functions of campus financial reporting, planning, and fiscal transactions. The College is seeking a strategic, accomplished financial professional, dedicated to working in a mission-driven, highly collaborative environment. The successful candidate will join the management team of the Vice President and will support other financial and operational matters to be determined and as necessary. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with all constituencies of the College about the financial affairs of the College. Externally, the position is responsible for supporting relationships with financial institutions, rating agencies and peer institutions. The ideal candidate must be well versed and remain current with compliance regulations impacting college finances, laws, accounting standards and tax requirements. Mount Holyoke utilizes a number of software programs to support the financial recording and reporting of transactions. The College is currently considering whether to embark on a major ERP transition within the next 2-5 years. The successful candidate would have an integral role in any transition. Education, skills and qualifications: Bachelor?s degree required, CPA Preferred; Master?s degree preferred. 10+ years of progressively responsible and related experience required. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of communicating effectively. In addition, they will have supervisory experience, excellent analytical and organizational skills, advanced knowledge of Excel and/or Google sheets and proficiency with accounting software. As the College is considering a major ERP transition, the experience of having held a leadership role in a system transition will be strongly preferred.