Coastal Carolina University — Director of Auxiliary Finances & Lean Officer

Coastal Carolina University seeks applicants for the position of Director of Auxiliary Finances & Lean Officer (Accounting/Fiscal Manager I) in Auxiliary Enterprises. The Director of Auxiliary Finances & Lean Officer will be responsible for the budget process, accounting, analysis, and cost and revenue projection for the self-support and funded units within Auxiliary Enterprises and serve on the division’s senior leadership team reporting to the Vice President.

Duties include, but are not limited to: direct the budgeting process for Auxiliary Enterprises units; monitor budget versus actual reports for all units; review and approve departmental budgetary adjustments; collaborates closely with the Financial Services staff; provide fiscal analysis for all Auxiliary Enterprises units and projects including construction and

renovation, contracts, expenditure monitoring, collections, vendor payments, pro forma financial statements, internal controls, audit, and risk assessment; ensure all Auxiliary Enterprises staff responsible for purchasing or serving as budget officers are trained in all state, University, and divisional laws, policies, and guidelines; support the efforts of Auxiliary Enterprises staff in administering an equipment and property inventory system; prepare revenue and expense projections for all Auxiliary Enterprises; conduct comprehensive cost-benefit analyses of current and future operations within Auxiliary Enterprises; lead Auxiliary Enterprises Vice President and area Directors in direction and deployment of Lean frameworks in line with best practices; employ Lean methodologies to design strategies for improving operations and processes for the areas of Auxiliary Enterprises; establish and deploy Auxiliary Enterprises Lean Officer Development Program to train and then supervise future lean officers in rotating 3-year cycle; assist in the development of strategic planning and goal setting; establish metrics and milestones on which to base success criteria for each goal; collect data, analyze, and evaluate achievement on an established timeline and report findings to Vice President and area Directors; make recommendations, based on best practices, for continued improvements; direct, manage, and lead the CINO Card Office through the supervision of the CINO Card Manager; and perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree with accounting courses and professional experience in a related area such as accounting, auditing, banking or finance are required. A master’s degree in accounting or business administration and finance or accounting experience in a University setting is preferred. A Six Sigma certification and experience with software platforms including but not limited to CS Gold, Datatel by Ellucian, ePro are preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 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. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply on line at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/16199. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Accounting/Fiscal Manager I (AD28/61121612/FTE-S00582P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 07. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Evening and weekend work and travel will be required as necessary.

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