Director - Financial Reporting

Las Vegas
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Director - Financial Reporting

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Senior Associate Vice President / Controller, this position provides direction to the activities of financial reporting function. The incumbent is responsible for developing strategies and providing personnel and programmatic leadership for the preparation of internal and external financial reports and complex analysis, including, but not limited to annual financial statements, standard financial reports for the Board of Regents, Finance Survey of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), and special requests from the Board of Regents, state agencies, CSN leadership team, and other stakeholders. This position ensures compliance with standard practices, policies and procedures established by the College, NSHE, State of Nevada, and federal agencies.

This position performs essential job duties for month-end and year-end close. It requires consistent and reliable attendance as well as evening and weekend work, particularly during peak accounting and reporting cycles. Its office is located at the North Las Vegas campus.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years of full-time professional financial accounting experience
  • 2 years of full-time supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Six or more years of full-time progressive professional experience in financial accounting and reporting, including preparing complex financial statements, footnotes, and supplemental schedules.
  • Demonstrated working experience in analyzing and implementing reporting needs to comply with accounting standards and other guidelines.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing multiple concurrent projects effectively in a work environment with ever changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate, develop, and implement policies and procedures to enhance internal control and financial reporting process.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a diverse work group to produce desired result under strict time constraints.
  • Working knowledge of the governmental accounting principles and the ability to train staff.
  • Working experience with the Workday financial system.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential job functions effectively in a virtual work environment.
  • Demonstrated effective communication, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, with advanced skill in Excel.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade D

$83,747 - $97,981


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)
  • Contact information for three professional references

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

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