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San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Comptroller - District Office

Essential Job Functions:
  • Supervise employees performing financial reporting, accounting, billing, collections, and cash management functions.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements, special analyses, and management financial reports. Review ledger accounts and reconciliations.
  • Manages year-end audit processes and preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Report statements. Collaborate with the Office of Grants Management and external auditors.
  • Respond to internal and external auditors request for information, review and respond to audit reports by implementing changes in procedures.
  • Manage and develop accounting staff, monitor and evaluate performance of direct reports, recommending and implementing personnel actions such as hiring and dismissals.
  • Maintain ledger accounts and reports for Debt Service Fund.
  • Evaluate/streamline, establish, and monitor compliance with procedures.
  • Assure adequate system of internal controls and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Additional Job Functions:
    • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of computerized financial systems.
    • Maintain accounting Chart of Accounts.
    • Promote the College by participating in community, state or national organizations or conferences.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Keep the financial records in accordance with GASB and GAAP.
    • Must have knowledge of computer technology as it relates to accounting.
    • Ability to review, revise, and streamline business processes and procedures
    • Possess excellent employee relation skills with the ability to assess employee skill levels and establish necessary development plans.
    • Ability to work with and provide support to members of the Strategic Leadership Group and departmental members.
    • Analyze financial information
    • Critical thinking skills - the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of various approaches to problems, implement solutions, and monitor outcome of solutions.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Experience with Banner software package preferred.
    • Work requires the ability to read state, federal, and local regulations, accounting/auditing standards, contract, development agreements, bids, requests, and general correspondence.
    • Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as various statistical calculations.
    • Work requires the ability to write reports, memos, requests, and general correspondence.
    • Experience in, or knowledge of, accounting and accounting principles sufficient to prepare complex and detailed financial and budgetary analyses and to address a variety of accounting, financial and budget issues.
    • Demonstrate analytical skills that allow for interpretation of budgetary, financial, and related management information.
    • Strong organizational skills to work independently and to prioritize a heavy workload under the pressure of competing assignments.
    • Ability to respond flexibly and positively in all circumstances, and to work calmly under pressure.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or organizational matters.
    • Ability to promote and follow Board of Trustee policies
    • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Willingness to contribute to cultural diversity for educational enrichment
    • Ability to adhere to College values.
    • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
    • Excellent computer skills and experience using spreadsheet, charting, and other software tools, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Ability to use software tools to present data clearly and concise.

    Required Education:
    • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

    Preferred Education:
    • Master of Business Administration or Masters in Accountancy.

    Required Experience:
    • Five years of work experience in a complex accounting setting including the management of accounting personnel and the preparation of financial statements.

    Preferred Experience:
    • Experience in a higher education environment.

    Preferred Licenses/Certifications:
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

    Salary Grade: 31

    Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

    Requisition Number: req2676

    Posting Close Date: 9/23/2020



    Posted: 2020-09-04 Expires: 2020-10-05

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