Paul S. Dworkis has served as the Associate Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer of the University of Maryland since his appointment in June of 2013. Paul’s responsibilities include the leadership of UMD's university-wide finance, accounting and related business services. Specifically, Paul oversees the Office of the Comptroller, responsible for all accounting and financial matters of the University; the Office of the Bursar, responsible for all student accounts and related activities; the Office of Budget and Fiscal Analysis, overseeing the University’s budget processes and practices including the coordination with the University System and State, and the Department of Business Services, which provides numerous business functions including travel management, mail & delivery, record retention, and motor transportation services. Also within the finance organization are responsibilities for the university’s financial systems, internal and external financial reporting as well as compliance and audit management.
Mr. Dworkis earned his M.B.A. in Accounting from the Zicklin School of Business at CUNY/Bernard Baruch College in Manhattan and a B.S. in Business Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Prior to joining the University of Maryland, Paul served as Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration for Columbia University's Student & Administrative Services Division. Previously, he spent more than 25 years in the publishing business serving as the long time Sr. Vice President & CFO of Newsweek, Inc., where he was responsible for the world-wide financial operations as well as treasury, technology, real estate and facilities along with numerous other business functions. Prior to that, Paul worked at Time Inc. and also in banking at Manufacturers Hanover Leasing Corporation. Mr. Dworkis is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International. One of Paul’s proudest volunteer roles is serving as a current board member and long-time past President of a NJ-based school for children with learning differences.