Responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of an effective financial reporting and internal control program that adequately supports the institution. This includes grants accounting, accounts payable, payments, account reconciliations, journal entries, account creation, and accounting entries for capital improvement projects.
Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting required. CPA preferred.
Five years of experience in management of accounting functions.
Experience in a college environment preferred.
Experience working with a complex financial management system.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
Maintains the accounting records and controls required to protect all funds of the Foundation.
Manages the general accounting, accounts receivable and payable functions of the Foundation.
Handles cash management functions of the Foundation.
Prepares monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting entries and financial reports.
Prepares journal entries and reconciles various general ledger accounts.
Interacts with outside, Foundation Board of Directors, independent auditors, college community and project directors in providing understandable financial procedures and information.
Serves as liaison with College and Foundation primary contact for the annual audit.
Ensures compliance with all College, nonprofit, state, local, and federal regulations and standard accounting procedures.
Oversees the financial functions of the Prince George’s Community College Foundation.
Provides direction and leadership in accounting policies review and changes.
Recommends and participates in the development of policies and procedures in the accounting area.
Oversees the unclaimed property reporting required by the State.
Monitors restricted fund programs of the College.
Maintains the chart of accounts for the Foundation.
Assist with financial statement preparation and prepare required external audit work.
Works with Office of Institutional Advancement staff to reconcile and ensure accuracy and efficiency of transactional data entries.
Performs related work as required
Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Overtime may be required. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department. Alternative schedule is at the discretion of the supervisor.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
A background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
About Prince George's Community College
Prince George's Community College transforms students' lives. The college exists to educate, train, and serve our diverse populations through accessible, affordable, and rigorous learning experiences.We are proud to boast of a multi-talented and diverse workforce as well as offering a competitive benefits package and services that will add to your potential and work/life balance. We are looking to attract and retain individuals who are committed to helping our students succeed. In return, you will find PGCC an exciting place to work and grow.