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Director, Finance and Accounting

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

JOB GOAL:
To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Accounting & Finance will lead the staff responsible for the various financial related aspects of the college, including but not limited to, general ledger accounting, accounts payable and receivable, hospitality & retail operations accounting, grants & contract accounting, college budgeting & reporting and student financial aid accounting.  The Director, in partnership with the Executive Director and CFO, will provide financial oversight for the college, including the various auxiliary enterprise departments and activities.    

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversee all aspects of cash management of the college and assist with management of debt and investments.
  • Identify and maintain appropriate internal controls, while continually striving for process improvement and best practices within the department. 
  • Coordinate and develop college accounting policies and procedures, along with other policies throughout the college.
  • Oversee compliance with college, state and federal policies and regulations, while maintaining appropriate internal control safeguards.
  • Provide assistance for annual audits of college and related entities.
  • Build and present reporting packages to College leadership, covering trends, forecast assumptions and key metrics for the College and related enterprises.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • At least 10 (ten) years related experience
  • At least 5 (five) years in a supervisory role
  • Advanced knowledge of public sector financial, accounting and budgeting principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of current and proposed accounting standards for AICPA, GASB and GAAP.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
  • MBA or CPA Preferred

Posted 07/11/18

Job ID: 46648375