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Accounting Coordinator

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park Main Campus

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Job no: 495372
Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Professional

Position, Department: Accounting Coordinator, Advancement & Government Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: M-F 8am-5pm, 40 hours per week

Pay Range: $50,441-63,051 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: 55.55

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits

Position Summary: The JCCC Foundation Coordinator - Accounting serves at the direction of the Program Director - Finance and Operations of the JCCC Foundation. The position has significant responsibility for the financial health of Foundation through proper creation and documentation of financial records. This includes support of the Program Director - Finance and Operations to record and disclose all financial transactions, maintain compliance with Internal Revenue Service rules and regulations, and Financial Accounting Standards Board standards in financial reporting.

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

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

Foundation Accounting – Supports Program Director - Finance and Operations to ensure fiscal integrity and compliance with financial laws and agreements. Prepares and posts financial transactions, reconciles Foundation bank and investment accounts, calculates the quarterly and annual payout of investment accounts, and prepares and posts interest income allocations and posts inter-fund transfers. Reviews all Accounts Payable transactions for appropriate coding; Collects data to assess accuracy and integrity; analyzes data; supports compliance with applicable standards, rules, regulations and systems of internal control. Maintains Foundation’s art collection inventory and documentation; Serves as main accountant for JC3 organization (with support from Manager - Finance), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the JCCC Foundation.

Performance is acceptable when:

a. Timely & accurate financial statement reporting is available and communicated to the Program Director – Finance and Operations.

b. Foundation transactions are accurately entered, and best-practices are followed to ensure financial integrity and reporting accuracy.

c. All applicable filings are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Finance Support – Supports execution of financial activities within the JCCC Foundation. In partnership with Director of Finance and Operations and the Manager of Foundation Operations, supports preparation of monthly Treasurer’s Reports, Project Reports, Fund Status Reports and other financial reports as required or requested by staff, donors and other stakeholders. Calculates annual scholarship availability and collaborate with Program Director – Finance and Operations in the roll forward of Foundation funds. Also works with the Program Director – Finance and Operations in the recording and processing of the large scholarship payments to the College. Works with other Foundation staff on budgeting, current operating expenditures, and reporting/tracking of all financial activities. Serves as the communication liaison between donor, broker, Midwest Trust and JCCC Foundation for all stock gift transfers; Works with Foundation staff as needed on financial transactions including gift accounting, deposits, cash, transfers, gift receipts and payment requests.

Performance is acceptable when:

a. Documents and financial records are prepared accurately

b. Processes and methods are followed to effectively record and communicate financial information for internal financial monitoring and external presentations to educate various audiences of Foundation financial operations.

c. Financial transactions, transfers, bank and investment accounts are effectively, accurately, and appropriately recorded and managed.

Required Reporting and Auditing Procedures – Supports the Program Director – Finance and Operations in the Foundation’s compliance with all applicable Federal (IRS) and State Tax practices and requirements, including but not limited to the Foundation’s external audit, IRS 990 and corresponding tax returns, and quarterly sales tax reporting; Provides accurate schedules & work papers as requested by the external auditors to assist with the annual audit and other external reporting.

Performance is acceptable when:

a. The Foundation is meeting all applicable timelines and requirements for federal and state reporting

b. Effective communication and assistance is provided to the Program Director – Finance and Operations for the reporting and collection of necessary Foundation data

c. Best practices are followed for financial reporting, record-keeping and fiscal monitoring.

Physical Demands

Work is typically performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non­ routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; interact with members of the Foundation Board, students, staff and the public.

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. 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.

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

Advertised: 06 Jun 2023 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 14 Jul 2023 Central Daylight Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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