Human Resource Services

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Director - Business Services

Job Vacancy Notice: 4/13/2013
Application Deadline: by 4:00pm CST

JOB SUMMARY: This individual is responsible for the Business Services Department of the College (currently 11 staff members). Supervises accounting functions and staff for general ledger, accounts receivable/payable, and payroll. Keeps accounting records in balance and reconciled. Monitors budget (in excess of $55 million) and prepares and reviews financial reports and claims for miscellaneous Federal and State grants. Keeps financial records in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Works with auditors in supplying necessary materials and schedules. Evaluates staff performance. Establishes and conducts staff training. Works with students to resolve student account balances. Develops written procedures for business operations. Collaborates with other departments for budgeting, purchasing, and financial decision making. Oversees investment of College funds. Performs other related Business Office duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field. Five years directly related work experience required. Supervisory experience required. Experience with Excel and Word. Working knowledge of and commitment to sound accounting practices, procedures, and principles. Working knowledge of budget administration and fiscal monitoring. Ability to work with staff, students, local, State, and County business and Government officials, and the general public. Project a positive professional image. Ability to work with confidential information. Must provide excellent customer service. Ability to handle multiple priorities and respond quickly to deadlines. Good written and verbal communication skills. Work experience with governmental accounting procedures and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent preferred.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time position opening with a comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, life, and LTD insurance; a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expense; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; and a choice of retirement programs--IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA-CREF (defined contribution). Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience.

Application Procedure

  1. Complete an online employment application.

  2. Submit all required application materials by the application deadline. Application materials are required to complete your application.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.

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