ENVIRONMENT:The workenvironment characteristics described here are representative ofthose an employee encounters while performing the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform theessential functions. The term “qualified individual with adisability” means an individual with a disability who, with orwithout reasonable accommodation, can perform the essentialfunctions of the position.Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularlyrequired to communicate professionally in person, over thetelephone, through email and other electronic means, move about theoffice or school, handle various types of media and equipment, andvisually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee isoccasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwisespecified in the job description. South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embracesdiversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student andgraduate success. We are committed to building and developing adiverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures andperspectives can thrive.Other detailsJob Family AllPositionsRequired Education Bachelor’s Degree REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administrationrequired. CPA preferred. MBA preferred.At least ten (10) years of increasingly responsible experiencein financial management.Excellent general business knowledge.Not for profit financial accounting experiencepreferred.Excellent written and verbal communicationskills.Strong interpersonal skills.Superior organizational and problem resolutionskills.Strong basic computer software (MS Office)skills.Interact effectively as a member of a team and workcollaboratively with other departments.Listen to students, staff, etc, and to understand and respondpositively to their requests.Work withoutclose supervision and to set one’s own priorities and workschedule. Benefits:*Medical*Dental*VisionFSA/HSATuition Assistant ProgramLong/Short Term DisabilityLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program401KGenerous Paid Time Off12 Paid Holidays* includes domestic partner coverage POSITIONSUMMARY:The positionhas oversight responsibility; managing the financial operations ofSouth University with respect to the integrity of key metrics;execution of University Administration directed financial policiesand controls; ownership over the integrity of financial statements,treasury and other assets, budgets and forecasts. Incumbent mustassure that the South University philosophy is considered incarrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position:quality service to students; development, growth, involvement, andrecognition of faculty and staff; sound economic principles; andmaintenance of an environment which is conducive to innovation,student learning, positive thinking and expansion. Tuesday, April 20, 2021What’s next for you is the first priorityfor us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees,South University is a private institution dedicated to providingeducational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social andprofessional development of a diverse studentpopulation.Our 120-year story—past, present andfuture—is a history formed by the many individuals who havedeveloped the education and spirit of community that have becomeour pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supportersof South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learningsites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-onesupport and personalized attention that helps students define goalsand identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes featurehands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills andexcellence in their chosen fields but also shape their charactersthrough encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and thepursuit of life-long learning.Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn moreabout what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believeand Become, a place where you can make a difference in thelives of students eager to learn and grow. South University, the right direction for abrighter future. KEY JOBELEMENTS:This position works with University Administration to ensureintegrity of financial statements and plans; compliance overinternal controls; implementation and execution of financialpolicies; development of models and analysis to help drive companygrowth and efficiency; continuous improvement in the overallefficiency and effectiveness of the financial operations of thecampuses.Act in tandem with the Campus/SUO Presidents to oversee longterm planning and investment analysis; manage annual operationaland capital planning, analysis and forecasts; assist campuses andonline learning division in meeting consolidated operating incomegoals. Manage financial analytics. Translate University strategiesinto corresponding financial targets. Implement reportinginfrastructure to produce timely KPI’s necessary for theorganization’s success.Serve as lead to ensure policies and procedures directed byUniversity Administration are rolled out and executed effectivelythroughout the system. Participate in the development of policiesand procedures to ensure they are tailoredappropriately.Communicate key indicator results to the UniversityAdministration, campus leaders and campus key financial personnel,and continuously assess best practices, deficiencies and trainingopportunities. Assists with building improvement plans wherenecessary.Provides effective, measurable training for campus keyfinancial personnel. Lead succession planning efforts for financefunction throughout the system.Identifies and communicates issues to the campus Presidents andto University Administration with an emphasis on integrity offinancial statements, budgets and forecasts, financial operationsand controls.Responsible for other financial/accounting duties as dictatedby operational or financial needs.Travel up to25%.