Accounting Manager

Job description

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title
Accounting Manager

Job Description Summary
Online applications must be received by Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

Montgomery College, Administrative & Fiscal Services located in Rockville, MD, has need for a full-time Accounting Manager position #S03178, Grade 33. This is a non-bargaining, exempt position. The normal work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Job Summary: Under supervision and/or direction, manages the accounting and reporting of financial transactions, cash receipts and cash management, accounts payable and employee reimbursements for travel and other expenses, account reconciliations, invoice billing, intercompany reconciliations, and fiscal management of capital projects and fixed assets.

Contacts include regular interactions with college-wide constituencies such as managers, administrators, faculty, staff, vendors, technicians, consultants and outside agencies.

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Directs staff performing accounting and reporting functions and duties.
  • Oversees the processing of journal entries, cash receipts and cash management, employee reimbursement and vendor payable, inter and intra company account reconciliations, non-student related invoice billing, and fiscal management of capital projects and fixed assets.
  • Manages and oversees the timely and accurate preparation and submittal of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial information including all compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains systems, procedures and policies, over the accounting systems and functions to ensure adherence to college guidelines.
  • Oversees the financial reporting and accounting systems to comply with college and regulatory requirements.
  • Assists in the preparation of audits including closing processes, journal entries, and supporting schedules for financial statements and footnote disclosure.
  • Modifies procedures and processing as deemed necessary due to regulatory changes or changes in the underlying financial system utilized by the college.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or related field is required, or a combination of experience and education that meets the requirements of the position.
  • Minimum of three years supervising or leading teams or projects.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and GASB.
  • Strong supervisory/leadership skills. Strong skill in collaborating with faculty, staff, management, stakeholders while supporting the College.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in using office technology (software, computers, printers), including proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical skills.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Accounting.

Application Process:

Apply online at

Be sure to complete a set of pre-screening questions and e-sign your application.

Failure to complete the pre-screening questions or to e-sign your application will automatically result in your elimination from consideration for this position.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

For disability- related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Closing Date
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

About UsI am proud of the work of Montgomery College. It is a remarkable organization, focused on student excellence, equity, and inclusion. We are intentionally building a college that takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students.

I am committed to hiring faculty, staff, and employees who embrace this vision-and who reflect the diversity of our college community. Our students come to us from more than 160 countries, joining a student body that reflects a changing America, rich in cultural and geographic difference. We are proud of our diversity and our excellence in academic affairs, student affairs, operations, and community advancement.

I am looking for bold, innovative, and courageous faculty and staff to join the outstanding employees of Montgomery College. Are you uncompromising in your focus on student success? Are you rigorous in your attention to equitable outcomes for all students? Do you embrace data, technology, and innovation? Can you stretch to meet the needs of today's and tomorrow's students?

We are truly a unique college. For 70 years, Montgomery College has been on the leading edge, and we intend to stay there. We believe deeply in the mission of community colleges, and we are committed to empowering our students to change their lives and to enrich the life of the community. We hold ourselves accountable for the results.

If any of this resonates with you, I welcome your consideration of the employment announcement below. Make your move-and I look forward to working with you at Montgomery College.

Be well,

DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.

President, Montgomery College

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Posted: 7/12/2018
Application Due: 7/26/2018
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