Accountant, CVCC Foundation

Accountant, CVCC Foundation


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Job Location

Hickory, NC


$4,166.67 - $4,583.33 Monthly


Full benefits, including medical, supplemental insurance, and vacation

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 5, 2021
Closes: Sunday, November 28, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8:00-5:00 with additional hours as needed

Employment Type

Full-time, 12-month

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

1. Associate’s degree in accounting.

2. Four years of full-time or equivalent work experience with non-profit financial statements, foundations, and grants.

3. Experience using Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

2. Accounting experience in a nonprofit organization.

3. Experience in Financial Edge NXT or similar fund accounting software and endowment management software.

Position Description

Maintains general ledger, including reconciliation of G/L account balances, and assists with month-end and year-end closings. Assists in the development and maintenance of financial policies and procedures and the documenting and monitoring of key internal control procedures.
Adheres to internal control requirements, including journal entry posting guidelines and monthly account balance updates through adjusting entries.

Reconciles all bank and investment statements; posts monthly activity to ensure bank accounts balance to the general ledger. Distributes endowment and financial reports for donors, and prepares scholarship reimbursement requests.

Prepares monthly and quarterly financial and grant reports and Foundation Board reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting procedures. Provides staff support to the Foundation Finance Committee and all other financial support needed to aid various committees and the Board in their decision-making. Responds to requests for information and provides miscellaneous revenue/expenditure reports and attends Foundation Board and committee meetings as requested.

Works with leaders across the organization in preparing for the annual audits and Form 990 and the financial aspects of grant monitoring and reporting.

Provides the monitoring and reporting of grant funds to ensure compliance with grant requirements, ensures that expenditures are consistently aligned with related grants and program budgets.

Assists with pre-award budget development and performs post-award budget revision reporting for grants.

Prepares and maintains reimbursement expenditure reports for grants, performs regular grant closures, and reconciles monthly grant reports and cash requests to monitor final grant reports for consistency to funding requirements.

Assists in the planning, design, development, and monitoring of budgets for both the Foundation and college grants and assists the executive director in providing long-range financial forecasts for the Foundation.

Reviews and approves various transactions, reimbursement requests, and internal and external reports relative to grants accounting.

Stays abreast of state and federal regulations concerning laws and regulations governing external funding programs; researches and interprets federal and state regulations and disseminates as directed; regularly reads, analyzes, and interprets current laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and procedures, which affect the administration of external funding programs; makes timely changes in work routine to adhere to new rules and regulations; follows established legal and agency guidelines in performing duties; develops/updates internal policies and procedures as needed to support grant compliance.

Maintains compliance records and files; maintains and monitors funded-programs reporting calendar; maintains an archive of submitted program reports.

Contributes to the College and the Foundation’s Vision, Mission, and Values.

Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.

Performs other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Please visit the posting to apply. 

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246