Director of Finance

Allegheny College, a selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Director of Finance. The position is a full time, exempt position reporting to the CFO/VP of Finance and Administration.  The Office of Finance manages all of the accounting functions of the College.

This position is responsible for assessing financial performance and the financial state of the College through financial enterprise data management, documents, business reporting, financial and budget forecasting and policies. This position manages treasury matters including (but not limited to) monitoring cash flow, liquidity, and compliance, as well as investment management. This position oversees the external audit, IRS Tax form 990, and other external reports as needed to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. This position provides strong leadership and management skills while effectively supervising staff and building an effective team.  Oversees and supervises the Financial Services departments and the multi-fund accounting system .  collaborates with senior leadership, departments, various committees, students,  alumni, and Board of Trustees on financial needs.  This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting plus 10 years experience. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to operate efficiently with multiple tasks assigned, and must be highly organized with an attention to detail and confidentiality.

Allegheny College, founded in 1815, is one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. It is one of the few colleges in the United States with a unique requirement to choose both a major and minor for graduation, to provide students with a cross-disciplinary path in the sciences and humanities for educational depth and intellectual growth. Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Allegheny College is one of 44 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” In its 2022 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny College as one of the country’s top 100 national liberal arts colleges — and one of the top 25 best for undergraduate teaching.

Allegheny’s undergraduate residential education prepares students for successful, meaningful lives by promoting students’ intellectual, moral, and social development and encouraging personal and civic responsibility. Allegheny’s faculty and staff combine high academic standards and a commitment to the exchange of knowledge with a supportive approach to learning. Graduates are equipped to think critically and creatively, write clearly, speak persuasively, and meet challenges in a diverse, interconnected world. Allegheny College is deeply committed to creating an inclusive community that actively challenges racism, sexism, heterosexism, religious bigotry, and other forms of bias (see Allegheny College Statement of Community).

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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posted 03/03/2023