Director of Finance

Position Description/Responsibilities:  The Finance Office seeks applicants for a full-time Director of Finance position. The person in this position will provide vision, leadership and innovation in the oversight and direction of the accounting, budgeting, treasury, financial reporting and tax operations of the College and Seminary, ensuring excellence in service to all constituents. Primary responsibilities include supporting the CFO’s strategic purpose of ensuring adequate resources to support the College’s and Seminary’s missions; supervising and leading the financial staff; providing financial information as needed to executive leadership and the Board of Trustees; developing, maintaining and evaluating a strong environment of internal controls, including documentation of policies and procedures; annual audit oversight; and assisting the CFO with banking and treasury relationships. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 7-10 years of experience in related roles, including not-for-profit and preferably higher education experience and thorough working knowledge of GAAP accounting related to not-for-profit organizations in the higher education environment. CPA, MBA or advanced degree strongly preferred. Strong understanding of computerized accounting systems, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database computer applications. The successful candidate will also possess the ability to meet demanding deadlines; lead a well-organized team; be proactive with issue resolution; and possess strong communication and analytical skills with the ability to focus on complete, accurate and timely deliverables. Knowledge of tax law (not-for profit/higher education environment) is helpful. 

Application process:  A completed staff application is required and can be accessed via the Employment link at  Email, fax, or mail completed application, letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Office of Human Resources
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624-1997
Telephone:  585.594.6260
Fax:  585.594.6976

RWC and NES comply with all applicable non-discrimination laws and are committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.