The UC Davis Assistant Vice Chancellor and Controller has campus-wide responsibility for the oversight of accounting activities and financial services. UC Davis is a large and complex organization with annual revenues of over $4.6 billion. The Controller's organization develops and monitors the campus-wide internal control environment; interprets and enforces University, federal, state and local government policies; implements financial and management training programs for the campus; develops and issues internal and external financial reports; oversees and advances campus financial and related business systems; and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of the campus's business activities.
• Bachelor's Degree.
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
• Extensive work experience in accounting and financial management at a similar level of complexity and responsibility in a complex organization.
• Superior leadership, managerial, organizational, and interpersonal skills, judgment, and integrity to work effectively across the campus and UC system with all levels of executive management, faculty, and staff, with Officers of The Regents, and with other higher education colleagues on complex financial and business issues.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of GASB, FASB, generally accepted accounting principles, accounting theory and practices, fund accounting, and internal control principles and their application, and demonstrated skills in applying controls in complex organizations.
• Demonstrated experience and a track record of success in establishing strategic plans and goals for a large and complex financial services organization, and in leading and motivating large numbers of professional staff to accomplish organizational goals.
• Demonstrated experience in selecting, implementing and managing complex automated financial systems, including those involving electronic commerce.
• Problem-solving skills to identify objectives and use a high level of original thinking, creativity, and judgment in resolving issues.
• Excellent negotiation skills, including the ability to resolve conflict among various groups and individuals with diverse backgrounds and goals.
• Demonstrated experience in applying human resource principles and practices and in selecting, supervising, motivating, developing, evaluating, and rewarding a diverse staff in a multifunctional unit.
• Excellent written communication skills to prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports at a level appropriate for the intended audience. Excellent oral communication skills to communicate with various levels of University personnel.
• Master's Degree in Business Administration or related field.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the regulatory, banking, and financial environments in which institutions of higher education operate.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of federal costing principles, regulations, administrative and audit requirements for colleges and universities as well as federal agency and University interpretations of those regulations.
• Experience with preparation and negotiation of indirect cost rates.
• Expert knowledge of higher education information systems and practices.
• Experience working at an academic medical center or knowledge of accounting and financial environments at an academic medical center.
• Experience working as a Chief Financial Officer.
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Open until filled. For full consideration, apply by November 17, 2017.
The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer