Open Posting: Vice President of Business Affairs & Chief Financial Officer

Position: Staff

Department: Business Office

Classification: Exempt, Full time

MacMurray College is an independent, four-year, residential, baccalaureate college with a strong liberal arts tradition located in the affordable, safe and stimulating city of Jacksonville, Illinois. For more than 170 years, MacMurray College has been committed to prepare graduates for satisfying and productive professional careers, providing the tools needed for effective leadership and encouraging individual growth throughout one’s education and future endeavors.

MacMurray College invites applications for Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), pending approval.  The Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) reports directly to the President and serves as a key member of the Senior Administrative team. The Vice President of Business Affairs & CFO directs the overall financial and accounting practices of MacMurray College, oversees all accounting system controls and standards, ensures accurate and timely financial and statistical reports for management and Board use, and is responsible for safeguarding and upholding meticulous fiscal practices. This position has overall responsibility for administering the College’s annual operating budget and works closely with the President to formulate the institution's fiscal strategies by recommending and implementing policies and strategies to ensure the institution's continued financial strength.  The Vice President of Business Affairs & CFO directs and coordinates treasury, accounting, budget, tax and audit, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, capital projects, administrative services, purchasing, human resources, and information technology.

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MacMurray College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age physical or mental disability or covered veteran status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.  The College will not sponsor applicants for work visas.  Interested applicants may send a brief cover letter describing your interest in this position, a résumé outlining your qualification for the position, and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Any finalist for the position must successfully pass a background screening. Applications will be reviewed immediately. All materials should be sent to: HR@mac.ed

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