Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus campus has abundant parking.
Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, HCCC serves more than 18,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social mobility. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding efforts towards continuous improvement in ensuring student success.
HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.
The College has been recognized with numerous national and state awards for excellence in student success programming, diversity, and equity, educational innovativeness, facilities design, and communications from the Association of Community College Trustees, American Association of Community Colleges, Association of College and Research Libraries, National College Learning Association, National Council of Teachers of English, College Advertising Awards, New Jersey Business & Industry Association, and others.
Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all its forms.
The College is currently searching for a full-time Senior Accountant with a background in grants and capital projects. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing a routine to complex accounting activities for grants, revenue, liability, and capital accounts by compiling and analyzing account information, maintaining necessary support documents to support financial transactions in accordance with GAAP; reconciling financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing pertinent account information. The Senior Accountant is expected to have knowledge of pertinent local, state, and county regulations and reporting requirements and established general accounting policies and procedures. Perform other related duties as delegated or assigned.
REQUIRED: MBA in Accounting, CPA is a plus (transcripts required). At least five years’ experience in accounting for higher education institutions or non-profit. Must have the ability to use electronic spreadsheet applications and interact with the College’s ERP systems. Knowledge of federal, state, and county grant regulations is a must. (i.e., A-133, A-122)
PREFERRED: Proficiency in various computer software programs, and the use of Ellucian- Colleague or similar higher education platform. An MBA major and/or progress toward a CPA certification is a plus
APPLICATIONS: For full consideration please send a resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and a list of three professional references Sharon Wilson-Harriott via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax: 201-656-8961.
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement
Hudson County Community College is a public, comprehensive urban community college committed to offering high-quality programs that are affordable, accessible and community-centered. Students at HCCC may pursue courses on two campuses, both of which are located in close proximity to public transportation hubs.