LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Director of Financial Services supervises Accounts Payable, Payroll Reporting, Grant Reporting, and Student Accounts Receivables. The Director assists in budget development and on-going budget reviews. She monitors the general ledger, prepares board financial reports and other reports as requested, reviews and makes recommendations on the College's investment portfolio, and is the lead on the annual audit. This position receives general supervision from the Vice President, Finance & Administration and exercises supervision over support and professional staff. NOTE: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
SELECTION CRITERIA:* Attach a brief statement addressing how you acquired each of the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities through your education, personal experience or previous employment. Knowledge of: (1) Complex accounting issues, principles, methodology and practices. (2) Broad understanding of federal, state, and local laws. (3) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Government Accounting Standards. (4) Supervisory principles, practices, and methods. (5) Coordinating ongoing budgetary and accounting systems. Skills: (6) Strong analytical skills, critical thinking skills. (7) Strong people and management skills to interact with all areas of campus, third-party vendors, and college stakeholders. (8) Organizational and planning skills, attention to detail. (9) Strong written and oral communication skills. (10) Strong work ethic and leadership skills. Ability to: (11) Manage multiple projects while prioritizing project urgency and meeting project deadlines. (12) Analyze detailed financial information to identify trends, find errors, and to prepare accurate, efficient and high quality reports and documents. (13) Work within the organizational strategies and to collaborate with senior leadership to develop budget goals and long-range planning.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Desk work; occasional field trips e.g. for college or program activities. Insignificant effort other than normal movement. Minimal Hazard/Exposure: Standard office setting. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation, holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to the Human Resources Office, McLennan Community College, 1400 College Drive, Waco, Texas 76708, Telephone 254/299-8611, Fax 254/299-6237, or Email MCCjobs@mclennan.edu. Finalists may be required to participate in an In-Basket Exercise. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Master’s Degree with major course work in accounting, business administration, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Current CPA license.
Experience: Three or more years of increasingly responsible experience in financial services, including three years of administrative and/or supervisory responsibility.
About McLennan Community College
McLennan Community College (MCC) has a diverse population of about 9,000 students per semester. Our students come from all walks of life from all over the country and even the world. MCC recognizes that each student is unique, with individual strengths, goals and reasons for attending college. Our focus is on helping each student succeed and achieve their educational goal.
MCC offers two-year associate’s degrees that transfer to a bachelor’s degree program, as well as short-term specialized training programs that can prepare individuals to go straight into the workforce. MCC offers more than 40 programs in health, business, emergency services, human services, performing arts and science. Many of these programs feed directly into bachelor’s degree programs offered on MCC’s campus from state universities — including Texas Tech University and Tarleton State University — through MCC’s University Center. Master’s and doctoral degrees are also available.