Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks an Assistant Director for General Accounting who will be responsible for complex accounting and reconciliation processes involving the accuracy and integrity of the general ledger and other accounting activities. This position oversees grant and contract accounting activities as well as advises and develops controls and processes to reduce fraud. The Assistant Director for General Accounting is an exempt position that reports to the Director for Accounting Services & Controller.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by December 6, 2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Review general ledger to assure accuracy and integrity of the accounting data contained within;
Conduct various complex accounting and reconciliation processes involving cash, investments, cash flow analysis, Vendor Payment Advance, payroll, benefits, Standard Monthly Analysis and Review of Transactions, sales tax, Unrelated Business Income Tax and unclaimed property;
Serve as primary preparer of all fiscal reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles such as statement of fund balance, quarterly income statements or balance sheets and annual Financial Statements on an accrual basis;
Prepare and reconcile the fund requested from the State Treasurer's Office for operating and capital project payments to ensure spending from these accounts is appropriate;
Review and reconcile State Clearing Account draws and fund transfers to the State Treasurer's Office (fund 840 Agency and fund 790 Payroll Clearing);
Conduct asset accounting to properly record college assets placed into service (including construction in progress), depreciation schedules and disposal;
Conduct debt accounting to properly record college debt service;
Monitor accuracy of the College's accounting data to ensure integrity of data reporting to state agency financial system;
Assure the timely and accurate draw of all grant related funds though Online Budgeting and Invoicing System, Online Grants Management System, etc;
Negotiate indirect cost rate agreements with the federal cognizant agency;
Monitor accuracy of the College's both direct and indirect lids;
Implement as well as perform director review and assessment of business processes and accounting policy and procedures to assure best practices;
Assess and recommend internal controls to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policy;
Perform month-end and year-end close accounting processes;
Prepare, review and create journal entries as needed;
Support the annual audit process by providing supporting documents and explanations per external auditors request;
Supervise assigned staff and student workers;
Coach and mentor accounting personnel in daily, monthly and annual accounting tasks using experience and knowledge in accounting by following established procedures and policies;
Maintain files and supporting documentation for all areas of responsibility in compliance with audit requirements;
Maintain positive working relationships with college departments and staff, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, local and federal agencies, vendors and the public;
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.