Job #1328: Chief Financial Officer - Fort Lauderdale, FL (12-16-19)

Job Title

Chief Financial Officer.





Job Description:

This senior management position serves in an executive capacity for overall planning, operation, and evaluation of the college’s districtwide financial management services, business services, and resource management programs. Provides leadership in driving margin, innovative delivery and monetizing of assets (within a highly regulated environment), while ensuring the college’s mission-driven culture remains uncompromised. Excels in strategic internal and external communications, strategic planning, and in business strategy. Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments in all relevant fields under scope of authority and provides overall leadership and vision for the direction of division within the broad context of the college's mission, college-wide goals, initiatives, district administration, and the education master plan.

The Chief Financial Officer collaborates extensively with all campuses, other college divisions, and internal and external constituents. Works very close with the college’s Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Services. Represents the college in various civic, community and professional organizations at the local, state, and national level as required. Provides executive leadership, maintains the highest standard of ethics and exhibits the behavior and characteristics as defined in the employee development master plan and college’s vision statement in the performance of duties.

The Chief Financial Officer reports to the President and works closely with senior leadership to provide timely financial and operational recommendations based on anticipated outcomes and historical trends. Empowers direct and indirect reports to achieve priorities and expectations.

The position requires an individual with the desire to be the best in the world at their craft and a commitment to integrity.

This position directly supervises 6 full-time employees plus indirect supervision of 80-90 full-time employees.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • 15 or more years of relevant experience including 10 or more years of management/leadership experience in large, public, or higher education institution.
  • Leadership experience in Financial Aid, Procurement, and Public/Private partnerships preferred.

Minimum Certification/Licenses:

CPA preferred


Interested candidates should e-mail resume to Marko Evans:  Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #1328 in the subject line and to copy on your email.