Director of Business Services/Accountant

Director of Business Services/Accountant


Vance-Granville Community College
200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: 252-492-2061

Job Location

VGCC Main Campus

Henderson, NC


$50,000 to $66,000 annually



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 18, 2018
Closes: Friday, October 19, 2018

Target Start Date

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Typically 8am-5pm (may vary)

Reports to

Vice President of Finance & Operations

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or related field, and 3 to 5 years of general ledger accounting experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge in GAAP and GASB as well as governmental accounting practice.
• Previous experience with using Datatel (Colleague) software program.

Position Description

• Supervises and directs the fiscal activities and operations of the Business Services Department, including the payroll, accounts payable and receivable, cash receipting and student financial functions, in accordance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
• Reconciles accounts receivable to the general ledger, Endowment fund books to Fundraising books, and Bookstore daily/monthly sales activity, preparing general and standard journal entries as needed. 
• Reconciles all bank statement accounts, including Bookstore, Satellite Campuses, State, Federal, County and Institutional; posts monthly activity to ensure bank accounts balance to the general ledger.
• Tracks satellite daily cash analysis deposits to Institutional funds, including making bi-monthly transfers and writing checks.
• Performs necessary cost allocations for satellite campus facility charges and the Merchant/Official Payment account. 
• Performs monthly procurement card journal entries as needed.
• Verifies cash receipts received through the mail.
• Maintains escheat and abandoned property reporting and submits to the NC State Treasurer.
• Assists Accounts Receivable & Third Party Billing Coordinator with outstanding Financial Aid checks.
• Reviews and provides final approval for payment of all Travel-related authorizations, expenditures and reimbursement requests.
• Processes monthly Sales & Use Tax to the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
• Reviews all accounts payable check runs generated by Accounts Payable Specialist.
• Serves as second back up for head cashier.
• Communicates with various College personnel to provide accounting information and support; communicates with outside contacts regarding financial information and other accounting related issues.
• Maintains knowledge of internal control requirements, reviewing existing controls, and suggesting improvements to existing internal controls to the Vice President of Finance and Operations.
• Audits various duty functions within the Department and report any irregularities or concerns to the Vice President of Finance and Operations.
• Trains and evaluates assigned Business Services Department staff. 
• Performs other duties as assigned by VP of Finance & Operations, including projects and committee work.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Vance-Granville Community College

Human Resources Department

252-492-2061 Ext. 3440