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Senior Director, Finance and Systems-Appalachian State University

Client: Appalachian State University
Position: Senior Director, Finance and Systems
Location: Boone, North Carolina

The Senior Director is responsible for the general oversight and preparation of the department’s six program budgets (Campus Dining, Bookstore, Parking and Transportation, Conference and Event Services, Campus Services Express, and Post Office), totaling approximately $55,000,000.


In addition, they will provide guidance and direction to departmental directors in the area of budget planning and reporting.

Key Functions:

  • The Senior Director prepares monthly profit and loss analysis reports; and conducts overall auditing responsibility in Campus Services to ensure compliance with state guidelines and accounting principles. 
  • -Make recommendations as necessary for revenue enhancement or cost savings. 
  • General responsibility for the department’s IT systems infrastructure. These systems include CBord, AIMS Parking Management Software, NetSuite bookstore management software, SC Logic package management, Point of Sale systems, as well as many other support systems. 
  • Ensure training is in place for staff, business processes are documented, and data from the systems are utilized for decision-making. 
  • Direct supervision of Campus Services Business Officers
  • Provide leadership in the absence of the Associate Vice Chancellor

Education & Experience:
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting, Economics, Business, Finance, or a degree closely related to the area of assignment 
  • Six years of professional accounting experience, of which at least three is supervisory; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred)

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