The Community College Commission Chief Financial Officer is a senior staff member who regularly advises the Executive Director and Deputy Director and is involved in decisions affecting not only the agency, but the community college system as a whole. Responsible for a biennial system-wide budget of over $260 Million and for providing the Executive Director and the Commissioners accurate financial statements and financial projections. Responsible for creating the budget within IBARS. Responsible for maintaining the community college system funding allocation model and updates to the same. Provides, on behalf of the Executive Director, staff assistance to the Commission's consultative councils and committees. Position includes supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
Assist the Executive Director and Deputy Director in the preparation of the agency budget and budget analysis across the community college system and efforts led by the WCCC
Researches and interprets state and federal fiscal regulations and advises management and staff of the impact on the agency's financial affairs, including impacts to the colleges and any efforts in which the WCCC leads
Establishes and manages work standards, timetables, procedures, policies, rules, procedures and methods of operation
Provides accurate projections of the agency's and community college system short-term and long-term financial requirements across all programs
Oversees all purchasing, accounts payables, accounts receivables, inventory, fixed assets, contracts, and federal fund and other fund grants
Works with and provides information for federal, state and college auditors
Enforces state statutes, rules, and policies, including but not limited to personnel, budgeting, procurement, fiscal, capital construction, and human resources
Provides oversight of all human resource functions of a 13 person agency
Preference may be given to candidates with extensive knowledge of the Wyoming On-Line Financial System, IBARS, HRM Payroll, NEOGOV, and InfoAdvantage. Preference may also be given to those with experience within a higher education setting. Preference may be given to candidate's with a Master's degree (typically in accounting, public administration or business administration) Preference may be given to candidate's with 8-10 years progressive work experience in an accounting or budget setting with executive management and supervisory experience Preference may be given to candidate's with 15 or more years of progressive experience in an accounting or budget setting with executive management and supervisory experience. Preference may be given to candidate's with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Knowledge of management information systems for decision making and trends in content, materials and methodology in higher education
Knowledge of agency and college fiscal, facilities and computing operations
Knowledge of budget preparation and execution
Knowledge of governmental accounting practices
None - See "Preferences"
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Sitting or standing for extended periods
Able to lift 25 pounds
Travel both in-state and out-of-state, able to lawfully operate a state vehicle
This is an At-Will position and serves at the pleasure of the Executive Director
Agency will begin screening applications on 1 March 2020 and this advertisement may close at any time after that date.