To direct and oversee the accounting and business activities of the College.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provides leadership and oversight of staff, coaches, directs, mentors, evaluates, and counsels personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions managed.
Manages the business operations of the College including accounting; investments; procurement; accounts payable; asset management; cash management; student accounts; and payroll.
Develops, improves and implements financial systems and processes.
Oversees the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements, management reports, and federal income tax reporting.
Oversees accounting and compliance reporting for the College's debt obligations.
Provides oversight and management of all financial audits.
Serves as one of the College's investment officers.
Ensures that the District is in compliance with regulatory, legal, administrative, contractual, procedural and accounting standards applicable to the College's financial and business activities.
Advises the College in business matters pertaining to long-range master planning, facilities planning, and capital asset acquisition.
Develops policies and procedures that relate to the areas of responsibility or general administration of the College.
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.
Current accounting processes, standards, and legal requirements.
Automated financial systems.
Forecasting, problem identification, and corrective action procedures.
Reporting and financial analysis processes for multiple locations and cost centers
Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Effective management and leadership models and techniques.
Understanding of the community college philosophy and mission.
Handling the demands and requirements of senior-level management in higher education.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
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.
Handling multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
Maintaining an established work schedule.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy to interact with individuals.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
Coordinating activities in relation to monitoring budgets, controlling funds, and implementing financial objectives.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Providing leadership at all levels of the College.
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word-processing, database, and presentation software.
An ACC online application must be submitted to be considered for the position.
Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Required Work Experience
Five years related work experience including managerial experience.
Preferred Work Experience
More than five years accounting and finance work experience in a higher education environment, including senior-level management in higher education.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
Austin Community College is a nationally recognized two-year college serving Central Texas. ACC is focused on student success and providing affordable, flexible pathways to help students reach their education goals, learn new job skills, or advance their career.