Date: Feb. 3, 2013
JOB TITLE: Director of Finance
REPORTS TO: President
STATUS: Full time, Regular, Exempt
PURPOSE: Directs the financial and operations functions of the College. Support the areas of financial management, financial statement development and report analysis. This includes procedures and practices, and compliance with Federal and State laws.
- Supervises the day to day accounting process.
- Reviews financial statements and activity reports and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
- Directs and coordinates organization’s financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
- Establishes and implements departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with College administrators and staff members as necessary.
- Produce and review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
- Assist in the coordination of the organization’s financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
- Analyze financials and operations to evaluate performance of a department or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
- Assist in the preparation of budgets for approval, including those for funding or implementation of programs.
- Assures compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations regarding funding from these entities including the DOE Title educational programs and grants.
- Provides operational oversight of all areas of the Peninsula Conference Center including management and quality of on-campus food services and all aspects relating to rental of campus facilities.
- Oversees management and maintenance of the College’s physical plant and equipment.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Food Services Manager, Financial Analyst, Accountant, Administrative Assistant, and Human Resource personnel.
Alaska Christian College esteems our students and co-workers and values each as members of our community of faith. Students, faculty, staff, visitors, and vendors are all considered to be customers and it is the duty of each employee, regardless of their position, to perform to a high level of customer service. All employees are encouraged to develop meaningful relationships with students and other staff to promote the mutual growth of deeper whole-life discipleship.
- Must have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources practices, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources.
- Must have knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems and the ability to identifying complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Must have a knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning & motivation.
- Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written including the ability to listen and understand information and communicate ideas.
- Must have knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, government regulations.
- Must understand and maintain confidentiality regarding employee records and all information seen or heard.
- Detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
- Functions well in a cross cultural environment, has a teachable attitude, is willing to be a team player.
- Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
- Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
These duties will be conducted in an office environment with limited exposure to hazardous materials. Majority of the shift will be spent seated and working on a computer. Must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job. Must have the physical ability to use a telephone, facsimile machine, copy machine and other related office equipment.
Within the office, “business casual” dress is expected. Jeans are acceptable as long as they are clean and well-kept. If any questions arise regarding what is appropriate, speak with the supervisor.
STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by the person assigned to this position and does not state or imply that it is all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be added with consideration of the job requirements and skills needed and can be changed verbally or in writing at the discretion of the jobs immediate supervisor.