UAC ACCOUNTING & FINANCE MANAGER

Job Summary

The University of Utah is beginning its third year of operation at its University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Incheon, South Korea. UAC is expected to have over 200 students for its Fall 2016 semester and currently offers 3 undergraduate degrees and 1 graduate degree. UAC expects to add 2 additional undergraduate degrees and 2 graduate degrees in the next year. As an extension of the University of Utah, UAC complies with the same high academic standards of the main campus and students at UAC receive a degree from the University of Utah.
As Finance Director of UAC in Incheon, South Korea, this position is responsible for the institutional financial operations and budget, purchasing, and ensuring the UAC is operating within Utah and Korean government regulations. This position also requires some oversight of HR activities. This position has a dual reporting role to the Chief Administrative Officer of the UAC and the Director of Treasury Services of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for oversight of the financial operations at the UAC, including the day-to-day management of the campus bank accounts and fiscal oversight of academic programs to assure full compliance with University of Utah policies and procedures, as well as Korean local laws and applicable U.S. laws and regulations.
  • Supervise accounting and financial affairs including payroll and tax oversight, accounts receivable and payable.
  • Coordinate with Salt Lake City on operational and financial matters
  • Assess, support and refine ongoing planning and management of financial development, and academic program fiscal operations.
  • Review all financial reports and manage discrepancies. Coordinate and manage audits and support annual audit activities
  • Develop and set priorities, goals, standards, procedures and policies for UAC financial activities in conjunction with supervisors. Create, implement, and sustain a viable resource development plan that will support the vision, mission, goals and needs of the UAC as determined by the UAC NPO Board of Directors.
  • Work with Incheon Global Campus (IGC) officials to ensure UAC prepares and complies with all reporting requirements.
  • Identify and develop cooperative relationships with government, business, industry, and educational institutions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the UAC Chief Administrative Officer.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, CPA preferred.
  • Demonstrate progressively responsible experience in financial administration in a management capacity.
  • Must demonstrate ability to communicate financial and operational issues to diverse parties in English and Korean, speaking and writing.
  • Demonstrate leadership experience in strategic planning, policy, development, forecasting, resources analysis and allocation, and budgeting to meet unique goals.
  • Demonstrated experience in quantitative analysis and fiscal projections.
  • Demonstrated experience in finance and accounting practices and procedures in a management capacity.
  • Experience in overseeing and implementing policies, procedures, and systems for office operations.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a management team and to identify and resolve organizational problems.
  • Ability to manage and solve complex situations, provide attention to detail with the ability to keep track of various ongoing tasks.
  • Computer competencies include MS Word and Excel

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu.

Timeline

Applicant should submit letter of interest and resume as per the HR posting at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56440
Candidate file reviews begin on September 15, 2016. Position will remain open until filled. Starting date is negotiable but no later than November 1, 2016.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Robert Muir, Search Committee Chair
Director of Treasury Services
University of Utah
Robert.muir@admin.utah.edu