Job Description - Director, Accounting
Description View created on 09/02/2014

Director, Accounting

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 28
Job Title ID: 16558
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Controller Family

Reports To

AVP, Finance & Budget

Job Purpose

To direct, plan, implement, and evaluate the annual financial reporting and audit processes including: financial statement compilation and supporting schedules, development of internal controls and procedures.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Directs and reviews the financial reporting processes and audits for the Business Services division.
  2. Develops and administers the systems of financial acocunting and reporting to ensure adequate recording and reporting of College transactions.
  3. Directs and reviews financial and reporting processes and activities; prepares annual financial reports for audit and public distribution; and analyzes and reports on the results of operations for incorporation into the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
  4. Manages general accounting staff and oversees accounts payable, bank reconciliations, ledger account reconciliations, and construction and building property accounting, and is functionally responsible for cash receipts and payroll transactions relative to the general ledger postings and account balances.
  5. Develops and recommends policies, procedures, and guidelines for recording financial information and improving accounting processes in conformity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  6. Identifies and recommends related information system improvements.
  7. Coordinates annual external audit activities, and works closely with internal and external auditors in relation to all audit matters.
  8. Records bond issue transactions, ensures compliance with bond indenture, and reports annual bond statistics to external governing bodies.
  9. Prepares annual reports based on statistical and financial information as required by Federal and State agencies.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Safety