Accounting Officer - Foundation Part - Time

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information-Job Vacancy

Position Title

Accounting Officer - Foundation Part - Time

Position Type

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)


Institutional Advancement





Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and education

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting required. CPA preferred.
  2. Five years of experience in management of accounting functions.
  3. Experience in a college environment preferred.
  4. 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

Job Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number

PGCC28211/12 GFF4

Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status – you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have five years of experience in management of accounting functions?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience working with a complex financial management system.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1

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