Director of Financial Operations

Posted: 02/22/2021

The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) invites applications for the position of Director of Financial Operations.  The position reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor for Finance and Administration and is an integral part of the System Office staff, located in Lincoln.  

The Director of Financial Operations is responsible for activities related to budgeting, travel, accounts payable and receivable document pre-audit and processing, various reconciliations, and related data research and analysis for the System Office.  The position serves as security coordinator for the System Office for the NSCS financial system and serves on various committees related to the operation of those systems.  The Director also maintains the system-wide travel policy and acts as a resource to the State Colleges for travel and budget-related questions.  This position works closely with the Director of Systemwide Accounting in preparation of System Office financial statements, and with the Director of Systemwide Payroll and Benefits on various projects.  

The Director of Financial Operations should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in operational accounting in areas such as accounts payable and/or budgeting.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel and have good communication and organizational skills.  Working knowledge of SAP and/or Nebraska Enterprise One software is helpful, but not required.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, therefore early application is encouraged.   Salary range is dependent on qualifications.  An excellent benefits package is provided.

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Nebraska State College System
Attn: Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
1327 H Street, Suite 200
Lincoln, NE  68508

This position is subject to Veterans Preference. Employment offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. The NSCS has designated an individual to coordinate non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Employee Relations.