Coastal Carolina University — Director of Finance

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Director of Finance (Accounting/Fiscal Manager I) in the Coastal Education Foundation. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversee a team of employees that perform general accounting functions for two major functional areas within an agency’s financial system (Coastal Educational Foundation and Chanticleer Athletic Foundation); oversee accounting for Endowments, Capital projects, Program Funds and Scholarship Funds, including bookkeeping, expenditure monitoring, collections, vendor payments, financial statements and auditing; ensure the accurate documentation of all financial transactions and the timely payment and receipt of all monies; maintain relationships with banks, bank branches and investment companies; approve allocations, allotment recommendations and fund transfers between banks and investment companies; oversee activities of accounting team in preparation for year-end audit of both foundations; direct the development, preparation and compilation of financial data for state and federal reporting, including 990 tax returns; oversee fiscal management activities; prepare financial reports; establish accounts; prepare budget, income and expense reports; approve agency budgetary adjustments and new personnel position requests; monitor agency patterns of expenditure; recommend and assist in developing and implementing agency policies and procedures related to the areas in financial management; and other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or related field and professional experience directly related, such as accounting, auditing, finance or commercial lending are required. SC CPA or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred. Experience with non-profit accounting, specifically Foundations, and experience using Raisers Edge and Financial Edge software is also preferred. 

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education. 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. 

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Accounting/Fiscal Manager I (AD28/138764), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 07. Primary work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Limited overnight travel for professional development.