The NAU Foundation’s CFO is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the Foundation, including the development of a financial and operational strategy and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve Foundation assets, and report accurate financial results. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight of annual audits, review IRS and State tax filing, coordinate all legal work and contract negotiation for the Foundation, prepare annual budgets, serve as staff to the Finance, Audit and Investment committees of the Foundation Board, and help develop and maintain the NAU Foundation strategic plan. Responsibilities within the University’s division of Development and Alumni Engagement include oversight of information technology services, gift processing, and human resources. Job functions include, but are not limited to: ensuring compliance and working with University budgeting, NAU Comptroller’s office, and institutional analysis. Ensure all gifts are accepted, reported, and implemented according to Foundation policies and in compliance with CASE standards, and serve as a member of the division senior leadership team. The position reports to the Foundation CEO and vice president for Development and Alumni Engagement.
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Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance AND Certified Public Accountant; OR Master’s degree with experience as an accountant
Ten years of experience in accounting or finance
About Northern Arizona University
Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 19,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. Flagstaff has a population of about 57,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.