The Assistant Dean of Finance provides senior-level fiscal management, coordination, and planning for financial operations of the School, Carolina Dentistry, and the Dental Foundation of North Carolina. The position advises the Dean and Executive Vice Dean-Chief Operation Officer (COO) on all matters relating to finance, budget planning, and resource allocation. The Assistant Dean of Finance supervises the School’s financial accounting, patient business services, clinical accounting, and Dental Foundation of North Carolina accounting teams, and is responsible for all accounts payable, accounts receivable, account management, budgeting, and funds allocation; and oversees state, unrestricted, grant, contract and endowment, and foundation funds. The position assures compliance with regulations and policies related to School, University, State, and relevant Federal business practices and standards.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of financial strategic planning, budget development, accounting, forecasting, and analysis is required. In addition, successful candidates must possess: excellent interpersonal skills and writing skills; the ability to inspire and develop people, the ability to collaborate with all levels of University personnel, the ability to translate and present complex financial information to a wide variety of audiences, including senior management and those without a financial background; demonstrated problem solving skills; initiative to resolve issues; and excellent analytical skills. Basic knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB) and (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) GAAP is required. Experience with PeopleSoft Enterprise Risk Management a plus. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point, MS Outlook, or comparable software programs.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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