Director, Financial Services

Director, Financial Services


Mayland Community College
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: 828-765-7351

Job Location

Mayland Community College is located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC.  We are centrally located about an hour's distance from Asheville, Boone, Hickory, and Johnson City, TN.




State of NC Health Plan, NCFlex Voluntary Benefits, NC Retirement, Full-Time

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, March 11, 2019
Closes: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8a - 5p, M-F Core Hours

Reports to

Vice-President Administrative Services

Employment Type

Full-Time, Salaried

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience, with two years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience, with two years of supervisory experience.

Position Description

  • To prepare accurate and timely periodic financial reports as required for internal use, for the NC Community College System Office, for the NC State Auditor's Office, for the Office of the State Controller, and for other regulatory agencies as required.
  • To maintain current working knowledge of fund accounting theories as prescribed by FASB, GASB, and other regulatory agencies.
  • To maintain and assure adequate internal controls and checks and balances within the daily financial activities of the Financial Services department.
  • To prepare annual financial statements, related footnotes, comprehensive financial reports, and management discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the NC State Auditor's Office and the office of the State Controller.
  • To assist auditors as necessary during the college's biannual financial audit.
  • To monitor, review, and ensure compliance with rules and regulations of grants and other special projects.
  • To supervise preparation of reimbursement requests for state, local, federal, and private grants, projects, and other allocations.
  • To monitor expenditures and draw down funds as needed.
  • To process journal entries as needed.
  • To monitor cash balances on investments and manage cash-in-bank for all funds.
  • To maintain, reconcile, and balance assigned accounts and funds to the general ledger for state, county, and institutional funds.
  • To invest college funds as approved by the VP of Administrative Services.
  • To ensure an accurate and valid end of year closeout.
  • To participate in the planning of goals and objectives within the Financial Services department.
  • To ensure adequate and "student friendly" procedures during registration periods.
  • To reconcile bank statements for institutional and county funds.
  • Backup for processing payroll in the absence of the payroll accountant.  Review payroll postings for accuracy monthly.
  • Responsible for the state mandated Eagle program for internal control procedures.
  • Annually prepare the FISAP and IPEDS report.
  • To supervise Financial Services staff and ensure effective and efficient processing in the areas of cashiering, receivables, accounts payables, payroll, and purchasing.
  • To remain knowledgeable on procedures set forth in the NC Community College Accounting Procedures Manual, college policies and procedures, and policies prescribed by other federal and state regulatory agencies related to the Financial Services Department.

How to Apply

Visit our Career Opportunities website at:

  • If you have previously applied at MCC or another facility utilizing (aka NEOGOV), login using your previously established userid and password
  • If this is your first time applying through NEOGOV, you will need to register a new account as instructed

Documentation you will need scanned into your application : 

  • A copy of your transcript(s): If you are chosen for this position, official transcripts should be submitted to the HR Office from the accredited school(s) within 30 days
  • Current resume or CV

*The search will remain open until this position is filled; however, to be considered for the initial screening candidates should submit application materials by March 24, 2019. 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources
Mayland Community College
Office:  828.766.1272