Associate Vice Chancellor Finance and Accounting

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
$109,544.00 - $149,595.00
Posted
Aug 11, 2020
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
The Associate Vice Chancellor, Finance and Accounting, plans, directs, administers and organizes the financial operations of Houston Community College which include, but are not limited to budget, accounting, financial reporting, accounts payable, treasury operations, travel and expense process, grants accounting, cash management, property tax, federal and state tax, debt management, capital accounting, accounts receivable, and student accounting.

  Responsible for the design, execution and effectiveness of a system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, financial information is reliable and compliant with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

  Manages Talent Engagement activities for direct reports in regard to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, development, mentoring, counseling, and performance evaluations.

  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for the financial operations, tax compliance, records and reporting for HCC. Provide final signoff on financial statements.

  Formulate financial management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and generally accepted financial accounting reporting and auditing standards and requirements. Review and strengthen financial and accounting internal controls to ensure protection of financial resources, and to minimize internal and external audit findings.

  Oversee treasury and debt management functions. Serve as Primary Investment Officer. Responsible for annual setting of the local property tax operating levy rate and debt levy, including issuance of taxing district’s publication of legal notices and arrangements of public hearings, and preparing materials for Trustees for approval of the annual tax rates per Texas property tax laws. Develop and implement the financial management strategy, including monitoring and confirming debt projections into the future.

  Develop and provide recommendations for the operating and capital budgets. Responsible for the process and facilitating broad participation of college and district staff in the budget development.

  Develop long-range financial plans based on thorough analysis of data; integrate long-range financial plans with the Facilities Master Plan, Strategic Plan, Trustee-approved policies, alternate budget assumptions, and the financial health and assessment ratio tests of HCC. Develop return on investment calculations for new programs.

  Responsible for student accounting operations, including invoicing and collection of student and other receivables, development and maintenance of online payment portals, and refunding processes for students.

  Provide support to Executive Director of HCC Foundation in overall finance operations and other issues of the Foundation, as needed.

  Represent Finance & Accounting on various district-wide committees. Develop and present to various internal and external groups including the Board of Trustees. Work contacts include all employee levels including executive management, college presidents, administrators, faculty and staff, Board of Trustees, outside agencies and regulators.

  Perform other duties, tasks and assignments as required.

  QUALIFICATIONS Education & Experience       
  • Master’s degree or Bachelor's degree plus six years directly related government, fund or financial accounting work experience in lieu of Master’s degree
  • 8 years of supervisory experience in government, fund and/or financial accounting required; including 5 years of supervising accounting and finance functions in a higher education environment is preferred 
 

Licensing & Certification

Must be insurable through College’s insurers

  • Must maintain a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in Texas. If a license is possessed for another state, expectation would be to become licensed in Texas within one (1) year of employment