Foundation Accountant

Job description

Job no: 493833
Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Support

Advertised: 04 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 20 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time

Posting Job Title

Foundation Accountant


Institutional Advancement

Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The JCCC Foundation Accountant is responsible for the complete financial records of the Johnson County Community College (JCCC) Foundation. This includes recording and disclosing all financial transactions, maintaining compliance with IRS (Internal Revenue Service) rules and regulations, and maintaining compliance with FASB (Financial Accounting Standards Board) standards in financial reporting. In addition, the Foundation Accountant advises Foundation management and the executive board on matters of policy, IRS compliance, tax and other accounting concerns. The Foundation Accountant provides expert financial guidance and direction as it relates to the Foundations more than 400 funds and endowment.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business, finance or related field.
• At least five years’ experience in computerized accounting systems.
• In depth knowledge of accounting and financial record keeping best practices and IRS/State reporting requirements
• Ability to complete detail work with accuracy
• Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions
• Ability to work autonomously, prioritizing time and resources to help meet departmental goals

Preferred Qualifications

• CPA certification
• Non-profit accounting experience
• Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge software

Required application documents

Please submit a resume and cover letter with the application.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 1/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time