Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,009 – 3,762/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Closes: Friday, April 30, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related area.
2. Thorough understanding of accounting principles including fund accounting, accruals and the appropriation of financial statements.
3. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
4. Three to five years experience in related field.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience in community college system.
2. Experience in Datatel (Colleague).

Position Description

Assist with daily operations of the Business Office, return to Title IV payments, oversee internal audit process, and any duties as assigned by Controller:

- Review current federal and state governmental regulations and monitor fiscal responsibilities according to their prescribed guidelines.

- Provide direction and assistance for the Business Office staff including cashiering, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, and receiving.

- Request federal funds using the automated electronic fund transfer or the cash advance system (G5).

- Various reconciliations of accounts and reports.

- Prepare monthly recurring journal entries.

- Assist in the preparation of financial statement package.



How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.