Associate Vice President, Financial Management Services

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Oct 08, 2020
Full time   Business/Financial Affairs/Financial Aid Vice President/Associate/Assistant VP Other Executive

Job Description

Prairie View A&M University

Associate Vice President, Financial Management Services

Job Title
Associate Vice President, Financial Management Services

Prairie View A&M University

Vice President-Business Affairs

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

To manage the day-to-day operations of Financial Management Services and to provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President for Business Affairs.


  • Directs, manages and ensures compliance for the units under this position (Accounting, Treasury Services, Budgets, and Financial Management Services); serve as part of the Senior Vice President for Business Affairs / Chief Financial Officer's executive team; evaluate, recommend, and implement reporting and services to address the financial needs of both internal and external constituents and entities; communicate with and train staff. Develops and drafts new administrative procedures, rules and regulations as required through federal, state, System and local processes.
  • Reviews and approves financial reports and financial projections for the University. Develops reporting mechanisms to provide monthly financial information to the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Serves as the property inventory manager.
  • Develops and evaluates fiscal policies and procedures as well as documents/forms to guide fiscal management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Ten years of related experience in financial management, including related supervisory experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of relevant software applications to include word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of GASB and NACUBO standards.
  • Knowledge of statewide annual financial reporting processes.
  • Knowledge of statewide legislative appropriations process and associated financial analyses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a Master's degree in Business Administration or Accounting.
  • Ten years of experience as a Controller, Finance/Budget Director, Assistant Controller or similar position in a public higher education institution; more specifically, a Texas public higher education institution.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite; Access, database, or other systems
  • Proficiency with accounting software and financial management systems specifically within the Texas A&M University System and the State of Texas.
  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations.
  • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations.
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership and project management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management about the finances of the business and justify certain financial recommendations.
  • Proven ability to work well with senior executives and team, as well as mentor/lead other team members.

Job Posting Close:

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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