Montgomery County Community College invites applications for a Senior Accountant, Disbursement Management. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant, Disbursement Management oversees daily Payroll and Accounts Payable activities and supports the accounting function for the College. This individual will serve as a campus resource for all payroll internal and external reporting and the College disbursement process. Under minimal supervision, this position oversees and performs accounting activities that are complex and broad in nature, specializing in the accounts payable and payroll functions; performs related duties as required. The Senior Accountant continuously maintains an awareness of proposed changes and pronouncements relating to the payroll and accounts payable areas that may require process and/or procedural changes. The Senior Accountant serves as an essential member of the Division of Finance and Administration and will interface and collaborate with the Controller and Assistant Controller and other key members of the College Community and external organizations. He/she uses proactive investigative skills and analytical abilities in a complex work environment.
Bachelor's degree required, in Finance, Business, Accounting, or similar discipline.
Minimum of 5 years of direct payroll experience required; accounts payable and accounting experience preferred.
Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred.
Excellent administrative, oral and written and interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem-solving, and results. High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.
Excellent Information Systems (IT) skills. Demonstrated ability in learning new technologies.
Proficiency in business applications, such as Microsoft Office; advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables, macros, and charts), and accounting systems. Experience with Ellucian a plus.
Ability to act independently, understands how decisions fit within the overall college agenda, and navigate the environment.
Montgomery County Community College offers a comprehensive curriculum of more than 100 degree and certificate programs, a Virtual Campus, a Culinary Arts Institute, a Municipal Police Academy, and specialized workforce development programs, all of which leverage the College’s nationally ranked use of innovative technology. An Achieving the Dream (AtD) Leader College, the institution is positioned at the vanguard of national efforts to increase completion, improve learning outcomes, and remove barriers to access for more than 24,000 students annually. The College is also recognized regionally and nationally for its sustainability leadership, work with military veterans, and community service and service learning opportunities. Montgomery County Community College was recognized by NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as one of nine “2018 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges.” Visit mc3.edu or join us on Twitter @mccc.
Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is dedicated to excellence through diversity in education and employment. MCCC, an EEO Employer, provides equal employment and educational opportunities to all who are qualified. In keeping with the College’s diversity initiative, MCCC seeks and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, those who have had multicultural experience, and those who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
About Montgomery County Community College
For 50 years, Montgomery County Community College has grown with the community to meet the evolving educational and workforce development needs of Montgomery County. The College's comprehensive curriculum includes 100+ associate degree/certificate programs, as well as specialized workforce development training and certifications. Students enjoy the flexibility of learning at the College's thriving campuses in Blue Bell and Pottstown, online through an extensive array of e-Learning options, or at the brand new Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale. The College also offers first-responder training programs at the Public Safety Training Campus in Conshohocken. Supporting its mission to offer high-quality, affordable and accessible educational opportunities, the College is funded by the County, the State and student tuition. Governed by a 15-person Board of Trustees appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners, the College is fully accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.