Director of Accounting
Responsible for implementing, supervising, organizing, planning,
and directing the daily operations of the Office of Accounting;
ensures timely, accurate reporting of financial activity for the
college, and college foundation. Safeguards the institution's
property and provides superior service to the campus community and
other customers. Chief accounting officer for the accounts payable,
accounts receivable, payroll and cashiering functions. Performs
other job-related duties relative to the area of
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the organization, administration, periodic review,
planning, development, evaluation, and general effectiveness of the
Office of Accounting.
Responsible for the monthly and/or year-end closings of the
accounting records for the main institution and college
Prepares the annual financial statements and supporting documents
of the main institution and college foundation.
Supervises staff in the Office of Accounting, assigns projects,
monitors and evaluates performance, and provides training.
Coordinates and monitors payroll processes with the TBR Shared
Responsible for the accuracy of information provided by the
automated systems and for staff's training in using those systems.
Tests and implements enhancements and upgrades as necessary.
Works with internal and/or external auditors by supplying requested
documents and explanations.
Responsible for departmental compliance with all applicable rules,
regulations, and policies.
Coordinates with the Director of Student Accounts to plan and
coordinate Business Office activities regarding all student
registration transactions. (Main campus and off-campus
Responsible for overseeing the recording, reporting and
reconciliation of all plant funds, from internal and external
sources, such as the State of Tennessee or TBR reports.
Maintains confidentiality of information and works in accordance
with FERPA guidelines on the disclosure of information.
Attends and presents financial information to the Foundation's
finance committee and others as requested.
Assist with budget(s) preparation and maintenance, as needed.
Develops procedures to streamline departmental operation to
Assists in the selection, hiring, and training of new staff.
Serves as liaison and works cooperatively and effectively with
other departments (internal and external) as appropriate.
Responsible for maintaining a good working relationship with the
foundation's management and staff.
Communicates with management regarding the financial position
status of the entity and other areas as requested.
Coordinates with responsible party to maintain current and accurate
departmental information on the website and other printed or
Ensures internal controls are maintained to safeguard the
Responsible for overseeing the feeding of data from other systems
(payroll, financial aid, and procurement card transactions, etc.)
into financial system.
Prepare journal entries; performs reconciliations of various
financial accounts; and other accounting functions as
Uses the report writer and other tools to generate reports as
Serves as member on various college committees.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree. Three years of
CPA or Master's Degree in
Business, Finance or Accounting field. Governmental accounting or
auditing in higher education setting. Experience with Banner or
other Oracle based system.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics:
Knowledge of principles and procedures of financial record keeping
and reporting. Skills in oral and written communications; office
management skills, interpersonal skills consistent with
establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Advanced skill level using Microsoft Office applications (Excel,
Word, and Outlook), Internet and web based systems. Ability to
troubleshoot, recognize and solve problems with software programs
for end users. Confident in using own initiative, prioritizing
workload and meeting deadlines. Detail oriented with superior
organizational and managerial skills. Ability to interact
comfortably and confidently with all levels of personnel, internal
and external. Ability to initiate objectives with minimal
supervision Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating
situation and making decisions. Ability to maintain confidentiality
of records and information.
53,050.00 - 79,570.00 annual salary depending on
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process.
Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Applicants may be subject to a background check.
This position has in-office requirements at Vol State's main campus
in Gallatin, TN a minimum of 3 days a week and has the potential to
work remotely during normal business hours up to 2 days a week
depending on College needs.
Volunteer State Community College
, an AA/EEO
employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as
applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and
any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law.
See the full non-discrimination
The Tennessee Board of Regents
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic
or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a
covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category
protected by federal or state civil rights law with respect to all
employment, programs and activities sponsored by the Board.
Full Non-Discrimination Policy.
To apply, visit https://tbr.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/47/home/requisition/7650?c=tbr