Manager of Financial Analysis


RESPONSIBILITIES:   Under general supervision of the Director-Fiscal Operations, an incumbent of this position performs complex financial analysis functions for Westchester Community College. Responsibilities involve preparing monthly reports for the Board of Trustees detailing items such as vacancy control, capital project management, major contracts, union agreements, enrollment figures, tuition rates, personnel and fringe benefits, etc. The incumbent uses complex financial models with multiple variables in order to perform the aforementioned tasks and to project and track costs to enable the Vice President and Dean of Administration, the Board of Trustees and the President of the College to have current, detailed information for financial oversight functions.  In addition, the incumbent must be able to readily transition into other Business Office financial management positions of similar grade levels to manage fiscal operations of the College while supervising numerous professional and technical staff. The incumbent provides leadership and consultation to other professionals at the College involved in key fiscal areas. Does related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field, including the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 12 credits in accounting and six years of experience involving financial operations, three of which must have been in a supervisory capacity, or a Master’s Degree in one of the aforementioned fields, including satisfactory completion of a minimum of 12 credits in accounting and 5 years of experience is required.  A CPA certification is strongly preferred.  The successful candidate must possess thorough knowledge of accounting, auditing and budgeting, the principles and techniques of financial analysis, including financial ratios, financial modeling, depreciation guidelines, risk and variance analysis; thorough knowledge of the financial alternatives available to the public sector with emphasis on the expanded reporting requirements of public entities, specifically community colleges; thorough knowledge of financial system designs, techniques and software;  ability to develop queries to extract data for ad hoc reporting; ability to manage fiscal operations; good knowledge of the cost allocation procedures for grants and contracts as stipulated by federal and state governments; ability to compile and organize complex financial statistics and critical factors to draw conclusions essential to developing procedural alternatives and formulating realistic recommendations; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will be effective immediately after hiring the successful candidate. 

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The salary range for this position will be $84,315 – $130,788.  However, the initial salary for this position will be approximately $100,000, plus an excellent benefits package.

TO APPLY:  Please send a resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation to:  Please indicate “Manager of Financial Analysis” in the subject line of the email or mail to:                                                           

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.