Director of Finance
Company: HR Partners
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Company: Manhattan Area Technical College
Title: Director of Finance
Job Classification: Exempt, Full-Time
Reporting Relationship: President/CEO
Compensation: Pay Grade: 14**
**Please note: the minimum salary for this position is $58,891.19
per year. Target beginning salary is $73,613.99. Actual salary will
be determined based on the candidate's experience and education.
The range indicated includes both the typical hiring range and
Primary Accountabilities: Reporting to the President, the Director
of Finance provides leadership for the college in all financial
Supervisory Responsibilities: Classified and professional staff of
the business and finance office and their functions, roles, and
responsibilities, including recruitment, training, evaluation, and
related supervisory duties.
Performance Responsibilities: Provide leadership in the
preparation, implementation, and management of the college budget
including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial
reporting, and other financial areas of the institution that meets
and/or exceeds appropriate requirements and best practices.
Reconcile all college/foundation bank accounts
Administer a budget control system, with appropriate daily
accounting processes, standards, and evaluation, for MATC,
including club/activity accounts (in coordination with their
sponsors), to ensure compliance with all appropriate laws and
regulations, and to reinforce effective stewardship of college
Supervise the preparation, publication and distribution of budgets
as approved by the President and Board, and preparation of all
financial statements and related reports as required and/or as
requested by college administration, legal/state/federal entities,
and/or accreditation agencies.
Responsible for all special project and grant financial
Responsible for all federal/state/local tax reporting including
maintenance of source documents and records used in the preparation
of these reports.
Supervise the collection, safekeeping and distribution of all
Ensure pre-audit of purchases are within budgetary allowances and
are lawful expenditures of MATC.
Develop and maintain the record keeping, safekeeping, and
depository security of all funds to maximize investment income
while assuring safety and liquidity of those funds; and the
subsequent reporting on those investments.
Develop and monitor a system of internal control ensuring
compliance with federal and state laws and Board policy, and
generally accepted accounting principles to include activities
verifying account records, evaluating the adequacy of the internal
control system on a continual basis, and evaluating the reliability
of the accounting and reporting systems, and compliance with
Serve as Treasurer to the Board of Directors.
Coordination of student billing and financial aid distribution
(with financial aid staff).
Coordinates draw down and disbursement of financial aid to students
including federal aid (Pell Grant, Direct Student Loans, SEOG
Coordinates with grants officers on all financials aspects of
institutional grants as per Education Department General
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) and/or state regulations to
include spending activities, draw down, reporting, audits, etc.
Prepare, publicize and renew purchasing bids according to policy,
provide leadership in negotiation of contract purchases for the
Other duties as assigned by the President.
Primary Skills/Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a regionally
accredited institution in accounting or related field; Master's
5 years' experience in accounting/budgetary position; in higher
education institution preferred.
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB)
Experience with or knowledge of governmental/nonprofit or fund
Experience with computerized accounting systems
Ability to analyze situations within policy and legal
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw
Willingness to make decisions as necessary and appropriate in
accordance with established policies and procedures
Self-starter who will take initiative to effect positive change
Proficiency in computer applications including Microsoft Office
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Strong organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged
information and professionalism at all times
Accuracy and attention to detail
Physical Demands: Ability to sit for extended periods.
Ability to read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the
Ability to work occasional evenings.
Ability to speak, observe, hear, and maintain hand/eye
Ability to unpack and move supplies up to twenty-five (25) lbs.
Work Environment: Professional and deadline-oriented environment in
an educational setting.
Interaction with students, staff and guests.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL POSITION OF EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
1. This position description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive list of all duties and results to be performed in
this position. Duties and Performance standards may be added,
subtracted, and/or changed by your supervisor at any time due to
changes in department or institutional requirements.
2. Unless exempt due to employment contract signed by the
President, all employees of Manhattan Tech are to be considered as
an "at-will" employee.
3. All employees of Manhattan Tech are considered "responsible
employees" pertaining to Title IX regulations concerning both
prevention and reporting of sexual assault or harassment
situations. As such, all employees must communicate with the Title
IX Coordinator if they witness or hear about sexual assault or
4. Manhattan Tech is an equal opportunity employer and complies
with EEOC and ADA employment requirements. Manhattan Tech grants
equal opportunity to all qualified persons without unlawful
discrimination based on race, color, gender, age, national origin,
ancestry, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, religion or
5. All 'offers of employment" are subject to criminal background
check prior to employment.
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