Under the supervision of the Vice President of Operations & CFO or designee, the DCFO & Controller is a key supporting role in managing the overall finance areas of the College.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Oversee the administrative management and staff to ensure operating efficiency of the College's financial and business operations. 2.Ensure that operating procedures and record keeping systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. 3.Communicate with all levels of management regarding fiscal policies and provide direction in the consistent implementation of finance related policies. 4.Support and enforce guidelines for the successful and timely completion of annual and periodic financial audits and ensure compliance with prescribed guidelines. 5.Participate or lead in the development and implementation of departmental goals and organization structure as it related to finance. 6.Develop and maintain internal accounting controls designed to detect and eliminate errors in accounting practices. 7.Ensure the recording and maintenance of all College receipts and expenditures including electronic fund transfers of bank and investment accounts. 8.Prepare routine, special, and ancillary reports as required. 9.Gather, compile, maintain and analyze information relevant to the administration of College resources. 10.Perform other related duties as required.
1.MBA with a minimum 5 years' experience in higher education business office or 2.CPA with a minimum 5 years' experience in higher education business office. 3.Demonstrated ability to operate in a computerized environment and enhance current data processes. 4.Evidence of critical analytical skills in relation to system, procedures, regulations, and data prepared or reviewed. 5.Excellent analytical, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. 6.Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
1.5 Years of accounting experience in higher education. 2.Knowledge of higher education software by Ellucian (Banner or Colleague).
Internal Number: 2255
About Essex County College
Essex County College is an open-door public access community college that is committed to providing quality educational programs and life-long learning opportunities at a very affordable cost. The College is open to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in the richness of our diversity and our nurturing atmosphere, which encourages students who might not otherwise aspire to higher education to enroll and excel.