Richland Community College is searching for a Full-Time Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Controller to ensure the accuracy of the College’s general ledger through accounting and reporting functions. Work with the College’s grant administrators, and external grant authorities to provide oversight of grant funds and monitor expenditures for compliance, and provide financial reporting. Provide assistance with financial analysis, preparation of the College’s annual audit, budget and other special financial reports or projects supported by the Business Office as directed.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a closely related field is required, plus three to five years of experience in the accounting field. Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines and the ability to work with and maintain confidential information. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Experience with Fund Accounting in an institution of higher education or non-profit is preferred. Experience with grant administration or contractual agreements is preferred.
This position is subject to a background and credit check.
Internal Number: S020P
About Richland Community College
Richland Community College, founded in 1971, is a comprehensive community college offering baccalaureate, technical, continuing education, and community service programs. The College has an "Open Door" policy which allows anyone within the district that could benefit from a higher education to be admitted to the College. The purpose of a comprehensive community college is to serve all who then can serve to build a better society.
Richland is governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees. Seven of the members are elected on staggered, six-year terms by the registered voters living within the College district. The eighth member is a student who is elected for a one-year term by the student body of the College.
Richland offers several degrees in its Baccalaureate/Transfer Program including an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts, and Associate in Engineering Science. Over 30 areas of concentration are available for students. Students earning degrees in any of these areas can then transfer their credits on to a four-year college or university.
The Occupational/Technical Programs are designed to prepare students to move directly into the workforce with ...specific skills. Students can earn Basic Certificates, Advanced Certificates or Associate in Applied Science Degrees in over 40 different career areas.
Customized training is also available through RCC. There are a broad scope of programs designed to meet all types of needs including computer, basic skills, customer services, technical training, occupational safety training, commercial truck driver training, and management training.
Lifelong Learning programs are short-term non-credit classes that serve all ages. These personal development classes meet the varied interests of individuals. Classes are offered in computer software programs, dance, investments, fine arts, and more.
The College serves residents of Macon County and parts of Christian, DeWitt, Logan, Moultrie, Piatt, Sangamon, and Shelby Counties. Over 11,000 credit and continuing education students are served annually at the main campus in Decatur, the Clinton Extension Center, and other locations throughout the District.