The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) System Office invites applications for the position of Director of Systemwide Accounting. The position reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration and is an integral part of the System Office staff.
The Director of Systemwide Accounting will work closely with the Colleges' lead accountants related to annual financial statement preparation and the use of the accounting systems. The Director will lead periodic meetings with College accounting staff and provide support and direction during audit visits at making recommendations to the NSCS Council of Business Officers related to internal controls and will conduct reviews to assure compliance with internal control policies. The Director of Systemwide Accounting will also prepare consolidated systemwide financial statements and prepare and/or review periodic financial reports provided to the Board of Trustees.
This position will require travel to the three State Colleges, and will include overnight stays.
The Director of Systemwide Accounting should possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field and have a minimum of 5 years' experience in public sector accounting or auditing. Significant accounting or auditing experience in Nebraska public higher education and a CPA preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is provided.
The Nebraska State College System serves over 9,000 students through three geographically diverse institutions: Chadron State, Peru State, and Wayne State. The three colleges combined offer more than 200 degrees, certificates, and pre-professional programs that are accessible on campus, online, and in several locations from around the state. With more than 270 credentialed faculty members and 50,0...00 successful graduates, the Nebraska State College System provides significant human and intellectual capital that contributes to the current and future strength of the State of Nebraska.