Director of Accounting Services and Grants

Posting Job Title

Director of Accounting Services and Grants



Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Director of Accounting Services and Grants is responsible for the supervision and leadership of the Accounting Services, Grants Accounting, Payroll, and Accounts Payable departments of the College.

In addition to supervision and leadership of staff, job duties include preparation and review of general ledger journal entries and account reconciliations, coordination of monthly and year-end financial reporting, implementation of effective systems of internal controls, and completion of the annual financial statement audit and Single Audit. The Director also assists with the College’s banking and treasury management functions.

The Director should ensure that staff utilize College information systems effectively to provide a high level of service to the campus community. The Director must also develop and maintain a high level of expertise in College policies and procedures as well as applicable federal and state regulations.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director is critical to the financial operations of the College.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting
Five years of experience in public or private industry accounting functions
Supervisory experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision and make independent decisions

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Business Administration or Accounting
Certified Public Accountant certification

Experience in a Higher Education setting

Required application documents


Cover letter

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 17 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time

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