The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Athletics oversees the budgetary, fiscal, and business operations of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA). The individual reports directly to the Director of ICA and maintains an indirect reporting relationship with the Vice President, Finance and Administration. The position serves as a member of the department’s senior executive team and maintains collaborative decision-making authority regarding the organization’s financial health. The CFO works with the Director in planning, monitoring and managing the department’s long-term and daily financial activities, including ensuring senior management, coaches and unit supervisors are aware of financial status. The position ensures the integration and compliance of the department’s financial and accounting activities with those of the university and works proactively to mitigate audit risks and ensure compliance. The position maintains managerial authority over additional operational areas including equipment and inventory, human resources, ticket operations and financial aspects of development operations. The incumbent will be expected to maintain a focus on continual process improvements to ensure operational efficiencies and sound business practices.
The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
Required Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business management or related field and six years of related professional work experience; Or a Master’s Degree in business, accounting, administration or related field and four years of related professional work experience.
Related Experience - Progressively responsible experience in the areas of financial accounting and reporting, cash management and budgeting finance and administration; two years of supervisory experience
Compensation Grade D
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Internal Number: R0109686
About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.