Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a collaborative and energetic Lead Center Team
Minimum of five years of relevant experience in working within the field of business accounting, finance or auditing
Contract management experience
Knowledge and experience in personnel management, supervision of professional-level staff, budgets and finance, and multi-site organizational policies/procedures
Strong experience in financial management in environments using spreadsheets and database tools
Management history showing sound organizational skills, and timely achievement of quality results in a fast-paced work environment
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
Grant Management Certification
Federal grant management experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Accounting
Certified Public Accounting credentials
Two to three years of experience in a fund development role
Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
Management of the financial operations of the MI-SBDC, including grants management functions and the financial operations of the MI-SBDC network’s eleven regional service centers
Create and manage reporting needs of the Lead Center and eleven regional offices
Responsible for providing financial analysis and highlights to MI-SBDC leadership
Oversee Lead Center and eleven Regional Center budgeting, expense report review and payment processing
Management of the contract administration and compliance activities of the MI-SBDC, including the development and implementation of performance and compliance standards and procedures
Oversee systems/procedures which are mutually acceptable to GVSU and the U.S. Small Business Administration for efficiently processing MI-SBDC transactions through university, economic development and community college offices that host the MI-SBDC service centers
Audit responsibilities, including federal and university audits of the Lead Center and audits of the eleven Regional Centers
Manage the relationships with Office of Small Business Development Centers (OSBDC) in Washington, D.C. related to financial management
About the MI-SBDC: The MI-SBDC is an organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs start and existing business grow. We do this by listening to our customers and supporting them with a combination of our expertise and tools. Our customers say it best: “You can’t google everything, when you need to talk with an expert, that’s where the MI-SBDC comes in. -Sean Gartland, Feast Gourmet Kitchen”
You fit in with our culture if you have a passion for helping the community in which you live.
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". A cover letter, resume, references, and transcripts are required. The cover letter and resume are required at the time of application. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline Date: August 30,2019. The position may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
Grand Valley State University educates students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies. The university contributes to the enrichment of society through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service.