BMC. Vice President for Business Affairs
FUNCTION: To provide executive leadership and administrative direction for business and business-related functions of the College; determine possible alternative funding methods for accomplishing the goals of the College; develop and maintain accounting and fiscal policies adopted by the Board of Regents; direct the management of the college’s physical facilities and technology infrastructure; serve as the administrator of the South Plains College Employee Pension Plan. To fulfill other college finance and administrative functions as requested by the President of the College.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Coordinates the specific functions of Business Office, Grant Accounting, Payroll, Accounting Office, and Executive Director of Administrative Services. The Executive Director of Administrative Services coordinates the functions of Financial Aid, Physical Plant, Information Services, Mailroom, Bookstore, and Communications.
Works closely with the President and the Executive Council to compile and publish the annual operating budget and assist the President in presenting the budget to the Board of Regents.
Maintains and controls budget matters and offers any analyses requested by the Board of Regents or the President.
Provides fiscal reports as requested by the Board of Regents, President, administration, state agencies or federal agencies.
Supervises the management of investments and the inventory of plant assets.
Provide for the fiscal management of externally funded grants and contracts.
Prepares the Legislative Appropriations Request for submission to the Legislative Budget Board prior to each legislative session.
Responsible for all reporting functions to local, state, and federal agencies on fiscal affairs, including the Report on Fundable Operating Expenses required annually by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Coordinates the development and compilation of policies and procedures and assists other administrators in communicating them to faculty and staff.
Prepares the annual financial statements and supervises the annual audit.
Supervises the election administrator for the Board of Regents and College District.
Directs all insurance matters, including property and non-property.
Serves as a permanent member of the Executive Council and Administrative Council.
Perform other duties assigned by the President.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting required. Master’s degree in Business Administration or CPA designation preferred.
EXPERIENCE: At least five years as the chief financial officer for a community college or equivalent-sized business or minimum seven-year work experience as person responsible for all accounting functions for an institution of higher education.
DIRECT REPORTS: Director of Business Office; Executive Director of Administrative Services; Payroll and Retirement Contributions Manager; Grant Accountant; Director of Accounting; Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Assistant Payroll Coordinator.