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Executive Director of Business and Financial Services

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC

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Executive Director of Business and Financial Services

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Director/Executive Director

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E = Exempt

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Position Summary::

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, the Executive Director of Business and Financial Services supervises the activities of payroll and accounting. Acting as system coordinator for financial modules on the Ellucian Colleague Database Management System, the Executive Director works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to manage State, Local and Institutional funds and budgets, move money between investment accounts, accounting operations and student refund processes, and provide State and Federal financial reporting for the college.

This position is also responsible for internal control processes and procedures to include completion of the statewide internal control program called Enhancing Accountability in Government through Leadership and Education (EAGLE) . Works with Financial Aid and Accounts Receivable to do all Department of Education’s G5 funding draws and reconciliations. Partners with Grant Director on all college grants, to include creating new General Ledger codes, creating reimbursement requests to reimburse grants, and working with Accounts Receivable to ensure funds are receipted correctly.

This position provides college wide training on budgets and general ledger questions/issues, creates and grants general ledger access in WebAdvisor/Self-service to college employees, while also oversees and approves all institutional, county and State (Core) transactions.

Required Education/Experience::

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills::

  • NC Community College experience, or experience with governmental accounting, or experience with Ellucian’s Colleague Database Management System is preferred.
  • 5 years of accounting experience with supervisory experience is preferred.
  • CPA or eligibility to obtain CPA licensure is preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities::

Knowledge in: Supervisory principles; Financial management principles, practices, and procedures; Budgeting principles; Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) principles; EAGLE internal control submission; Applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, and regulations; Report preparation techniques.



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Duty and Responsibility::

1. Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.

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2. Maintains and reconciles a variety of ledgers, accounts and investments, including the general ledger; examines all accounting transactions to ensure accuracy; corrects financial records as necessary.

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3. Ensures internal control processes are adequate to ensure the protection of college assets. Control activities will include monitoring and reviewing process and procedures for accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. Position responsible for EAGLE completion.

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4. Coordinates the activities of the accounting function, which includes coordinating projects and ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards.

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5. Prepares a variety of management fiscal and organizational reports; including ad-hoc reports; compiles, organizes and analyzes financial and statistical data.


Working at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Our 102-acre North Campus is conveniently located in the North Carolina Piedmont, just off Interstate Highway 85 in Rowan County, within an hour's drive of several major cities. RCCC's 24-acre South Campus is conveniently located in Cabarrus County at the junction of I-85, NC 73, and Trinity Church Road.

Modern classrooms, fully equipped laboratories, shops, and learning resources are available at all campus locations. A highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff stand ready to help students succeed as they are encounraged to learn in stimulating and innovative ways.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Continuing Education programs support the philosophy that learning is a lifelong activity. This division offers classes and short courses for professional development and community service courses of general interest at convenient times and locations.

Business and Industry Services' staff provide customized support for the community through the Small Business Center, New and Expanding Industry Training and Focused Industrial Training. The Small Business Center is designed to assist small business start-ups and to help existing businesses grow. The college's New and Expanding Industry Training office has earned national recognition for cooperative training efforts with area industries. Focused Industrial Training designs innovative educational programs for the service region's manufacturing sector.

An important function of the college is to provide educational programs on the pre-college level. Literacy Services offer adults the opportunity for meaningful social and occupational growth through Adult Basic Education (ABE), Human Resources Development (HRD), and the High School Equivalency Program (GED).


Rowan-Cabarrus Community College offers you an exciting opportunity to become a part of a community of educators and leaders who open doors for learning and personal growth.   We are committed to our vision of building sustainable futures through the power of learning, and we do this through a team of committed employees.   If you are looking for a career that is engaging, challenging, and rewarding, come join Rowan-Cabarrus.

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