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Director of Accounting

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Systems Office - Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Business/Accounting/Finance

General Description of Position:

Under the direction of the Controller & Assistant Vice President for Finance, Director of Accounting is responsible for monitoring gift, designated sponsored programs and other accounts, preparing and entering transactions into the College’s accounting system and preparing reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

Serve as grants finance designee for designated Systems Office grants and other initiatives, including serving as Systems Office contact for gift cards, assisting with procurement, contracts, analysis of budget versus actual expenses, projections of future expenses, and related accounting entries.

Serve as primary point of contact for financial analysis on Career Coaching and Employer Connections (CCEC) and other initiatives.

Monitor gift and assigned sponsored program accounts for fiscal compliance, including correct accounting and budget vs. actual expenses.

Investigate and analyze detailed accounting transactions in support of College programs and projects.

Coordinate activities with the ED of Sponsored Programs and Grants Compliance to ensure that financial and reporting activities occur as prescribed by generally accepted accounting standards.

Prepare and enter transactions into the College’s accounting system, including journal entries and labor redistributions.

Assist in the preparation of the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Award (SEFA)

Serve as first point of contact for Systems Office staff regarding College accounting policies and procedures.

In collaboration with the Controller, direct the annual independent audit and other compliance audits, including preparation of supporting documentation, workpapers, schedules and account analysis for audit purposes.

Prepares financial reporting sections of external reports, including grant financial reports, annual HLC update, IPEDS, National Community College Benchmarking Project and NACUBO.

Assist in the preparation of journal entries, statements, and related notes for the College’s annual financial report.

Serve as backup on encumbrance, check process and month-end reporting processes and daily banking processes.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Assistant Controller

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field required.

Two or more years of experience in accounting or finance is desired.

Ability to work effectively with internal and external constituents is necessary.

Excellent communication, planning, problem-solving, organizational, project management and customer service required.

Ability to analyze, interpret and implement College policy and procedures is required

Must consistently exercise independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance.

Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Preferred Qualifications:


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Hiring Range:

$60,000 - $63,000 annually

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