Director of Finance 127210

University of West Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Not specified
May 11, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Finance Industry
Corporate Finance
Contract Type

Director of Finance FL SBDC Network Headquarters

University of West Florida

Position Announcement


The University of West Florida invites applications for the position of Director of Finance of the FL SBDC Network Headquarters, position #127210.  The University seeks an articulate and energetic individual who will provide excellent customer service and problem solving initiative.

The Director of Finance of the FL SBDC Network Headquarters is a full-time position with the SBDC Headquarters’ office located in downtown Pensacola. The successful candidate will be responsible for forecasting, developing, administering, evaluating, and monitoring proposals and operating budgets for the statewide programs of the Florida SBDC. Advises leadership on financial actions. Should have substantial experience in federal/state grant management to include development, reporting, and implementation of administrative policies across all phases of the grant lifecycle. Evaluates and forecasts financial decisions to leadership, subcontractors and partners. Leads budget support team and liaisons with internal and external administrative and financial partners.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in a appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.  

Preferred Qualifications:  Master's degree or credentialed as a Certified Public Accountant or the ability to sit for the exam are preferred. The following experience is preferred: (a) experience in complex work environments; (b) academic-related experience; (c) contracting experience; (d) experience working in organizations that embrace change and transformation; (e) experience in financial accounting.

For the complete announcement and position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit  Applicants should be prepared to attach a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to the online application.

Salary:   Salary range is $90,000 - $98,000.  Preferred response date for applications is May 24, 2021. 

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY).  A criminal background check is required for successful candidates.  E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, the crown jewel of Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, known worldwide for its pristine white-sand beaches.  The area is famous for its pleasant climate and location on the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys a comparatively low cost of living. The campus is situated on a 1,600 acre nature preserve where 12,100 students enjoy the benefits of small classes and personal attention from their professors.