Founded in 1966 as part of the prestigious State University of New York (SUNY), Genesee Community College serves a 2500 square mile region in the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming. GCC is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 4,400 students with 60+ academic degrees, certificates and micro-credentials and several campus locations in Western New York State. GCC is minutes from Batavia, and an easy drive to Buffalo and Rochester.
One of GCC's trademarks is cutting-edge technology that includes the Conable Technology Building, 45 HyFlex Classrooms, 57 smart classrooms, 27 computer labs and 8 science labs. Both the onsite and online learning modalities boast a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, giving students plenty of hands-on, one-to-one teaching and learning opportunities.
The spacious campus boasts a new Criminal Justice lab, Veterinary Technology lab, Solar Electric Technician lab and Nursing lab. The Student Success Center, Stuart Steiner Performing Arts Center, Roz Steiner Art Gallery and Alfred C. O'Connell Library, continue GCC's long-standing reputation of providing the best learning facilities available. The Richard C. Call Arena features a multi-use field house with classrooms, locker rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, coach offices and a press box overlooking the new turf field. College Village, a student housing community, offers apartment-style student housing at the Batavia campus.
SUNY Genesee awards over 250 student scholarships annually and has an extensive Financial Aid program. GCC is committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu and through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
The Financial Operations Specialist will assist the Controller in the overall administration of the fiscal operations of the College with specific responsibility for payroll administration and grants management.
Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of the payroll for civil service and student workers (BC payroll); acts as backup for completion of the professional (BP) and GCCA (BA) payrolls.
Ensure financial compliance with federal/state/local regulations governing grants at Genesee Community College.
Assist grant administrators with pre-award budget development, particularly with estimates of salaries and benefit expenditures; reviews grant proposals prior to submission.
Monitor and review grant expenditures to ensure that expenditures are allowable, authorized by the grantor, and do not exceed any parameters.
Invoice grantors for reimbursement of grant expenditures.
Prepare and submit financial reports to grantors. Coordinate and ensure accuracy of financial reports sent to grantors including requests for funds, progress reports and final reports, thus eliminating any risk to the College for non-reimbursable expenditures.
Provide ad hoc reports to grant directors and grantors on an as-needed basis.
Assist grant administrators with budget administration, including providing salary and fringe benefit projections and processing of approved budget transfer requests.
Assist the Controller with grant monitoring and audits.
Post routine journal entries to maintain accuracy of general ledger.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's (or Associate's Degree with three years' experience) in accounting or related field required. Experience working in accounting and/or financial operations required. Knowledge of fund accounting required. Must have working knowledge of computer-based accounting systems and high proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
The person serving in this role must have an analytical mind and good communication skills. They must also have excellent attention to detail, adaptability, the ability to research and solve complex problems, and to exercise independent judgment and discretion on moderately difficult tasks. Must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and sensitivity to diverse cultural backgrounds.
Report writing skills are desired. Experience with Banner desired. Grant accounting and payroll experience preferred.
This position reports to the Senior Staff Accountant and works closely with the Controller, other Business Office staff, the Grants Development office, the BEST Center, and other College grant administrators and budget managers.
SALARY AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a full-time position at 35 hours per week. Compensation is at a rate of $41,756.36 annually. Salary, benefits, and conditions of employment are as set by the GEA contract.
Comprehensive Health and Dental Insurance through Independent Health and Delta Dental
20 days' vacation, 24 sick, 4 personal days and 14 holidays annually
May use up to 10 sick days for family illness
GCC Tuition Waiver for employee and dependents
SUNY Tuition assistance at 4-year institutions
May apply for Flexible Work Arrangement after 90 days of service
Access to the Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
Access to the fitness center, pool, studio, walking trails and more at the Richard C. Call Arena
Applications are due by February 4, 2024. Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for four references. GCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body, and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.