District Director, Fiscal Affairs
North Orange County Community College District
Position Number: DEM987
Location: District Services
Department: DS Fiscal Affairs
Percentage of Employment: 100%
Months of Employment: 12 Months/Year
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Plans, organizes and directs District financial operations and activities including general accounting and auditing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, grants management and financial reporting; assures compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Collaborates with the colleges and the School of Continuing Education to develop and implement the District's annual tentative and final budget; provides leadership in the development of budget proposals and budget allocation processes.
Performs accounting oversight of funds and accounts, including special programs and grants; reviews financial transactions and records to ensure solvency and conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and contract requirements; monitors expenditures and other account activities to ensure expenditures are within budget; manages the revolving cash fund; serves as the District's disbursing officer.
Develops financial projections; prepares and interprets financial statements, cash flow analyses and various reports required by federal and state agencies; prepares, reviews and maintains a variety of financial documents and reports related to the operations and activities of the District, colleges and School of Continuing Education in compliance with District procedures and legal requirements.
Directs and maintains accounting and reporting systems for the effective monitoring and control of fiscal operations; analyzes and reviews accounting procedures; formulates and implements revisions as necessary to ensure efficient fiscal administration; serves as a technical resource in providing recommendations and information regarding budget and accounting functions and activities.
Plans, coordinates and facilitates annual contract auditing of fiscal operations and activities; provides for proper internal auditing and control of District, college and School of Continuing Education accounts; directs and participates in annual procedures for year-end closing of accounts.
Directs and participates in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of financial and statistical information and reports related to fiscal operations; compiles information and data to create various financial and statistical reports and statements; assures accurate and timely completion and submission of reports.
Develops and implements plans to facilitate and improve operations and programs; provides leadership and technical assistance to personnel in designing and implementing corrective processes and procedures.
Maintains communication with District and college personnel, governmental agencies and various outside organizations to exchange information, resolve conflicts and issues and coordinate fiscal operations.
Maintains current knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations related to fiscal operations.
Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.
Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate training and staff development activities; provides orientation for new employees.
Organizes, attends, or chairs a variety of meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and campus personnel.
Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
Performs related duties as assigned.
In addition to the essential functions, the District Director, Fiscal Affairs serves as the District Office of Finance and Facilities liaison with the colleges and the School of Continuing Education for matters related to budgeting and financial auditing.
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Facilities, this position is responsible for performing a variety of responsible duties related to the management of the District’s financial operations and administrative services.
The District Director, Fiscal Affairs maintains frequent contact with college and District departments and personnel, the Orange County Department of Education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, and other outside agencies.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of budget development and analysis, accounting internal controls, contract administration, purchasing and accounts payable procedures
- Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to governmental agencies
- Knowledge of California Education Code and Title 5 requirements relating to budget and accounting
- Knowledge of the Community College Budget and Accounting Manual
- Knowledge of appropriate software and databases
- Knowledge of accounting and record keeping procedures
- Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
- Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures
- Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities
- Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
- Ability to meet schedules and time lines
- Ability to work independently with little direction
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
- Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
- Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in a variety of accounting and fiscal operation functions, including at least one year in a supervisory position.
Demonstrated experience with computerized financial information systems and their use in financial analysis and reporting.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Possession of an advanced degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Administrative or supervisory experience in public education, preferably at a community college.
Familiarity with the Banner finance system.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Information and Application Process Instructions
- Working Conditions:
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.
Salary Range: $131,281 - $166,116 Annually
Number of Vacancies:
Commitment to Diversity:
Posting Number: 201533P
Open Date: 07/03/2017
Close Date: 8/15/2017
Special Instructions Summary: This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/2675
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