Virginia Theological Seminary invites applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Operations. The Vice President for Finance and Operations will play a central role in ensuring that the Seminary’s finances and infrastructure (namely, Facilities and Information Technology) and other business affairs and operations are in-line with, promote and support the overall strategic focus of the institution. The vice president reports directly to the President and shall serve as a member of the senior staff. The vice president will oversee: the annual operating and capital budgets; the development and implementation of proper policies and procedures; an annual audit and internal controls; proper maintenance and reporting of accounts and balances in all areas of the Seminary; proper and adequate cash flow projection to meet operating needs. The vice president will monitor and provide oversight of the Information Technology and Facilities Departments including supervision of Director of Facilities and the Network and Systems Administrator and will ensure that financial aid, scholarship, special purpose funds and external grants are properly administered.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required; Master’s degree in finance or business preferred.
Professional certification in a business-related field (such as CPA) preferred.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
At least 10 years of experience in a senior financial management role that included operational responsibilities and the responsibility for the implementation of fiscal controls, at least 5 of which were in the nonprofit or higher education sector.
At least 5 years of management and supervisory experience in the areas of finance, facilities and information technology.
Knowledge of and/or experience with the Episcopal Church and Theological Education preferred.
Superior management skills and an ability to influence and engage others.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/2a76ef68 . This position will remain open until filled. VTS is committed to racial and ethnic diversity at every level of its life and mission. VTS is an EEOC employer.
Virginia Theological Seminary is a seminary of the Episcopal Church that has since 1823 served to further the universal mission of Christ's church by providing graduate theological education and serving as a theological resource for the Episcopal Church, the Anglican Communion, and the wider church. In preparing its students as servants of Jesus Christ, as lay and ordained leaders of the church, t...he Seminary has placed theological education in the context of residential community marked by common life and worship.
Voted a "Washington Post Top Workplace" in 2014, Virginia Theological Seminary offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, pension and tax-sheltered annuity plans, and more.
Virginia Theological Seminary is committed to racial and ethnic diversity at every level of its life and mission, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.