Director of Finance
Company: Lamar State College-Orange
Posted on: November 18, 2022
The Director of Finance reports to the Controller and the Vice
President for Finance and Operations. The Director of Finance
performs highly responsible administrative work, as manager for all
aspects of cash management (billing/collecting receivables,
cashiering, and investments), and contracts/grants. The Director of
Finance oversees the College's state/federal grant accounting
office, and participates in internal audits. Work is performed
under general direction with wide latitude for making decisions in
accordance with agency policies and state/federal laws. Duties and
responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the
1. Prepare or supervise preparation of a variety of financial and
operating reports for internal and external uses. 2. Review other
professionals' work in progress and audits/reviews for accuracy. 3.
Review budget revisions, journal entries, invoices and billings;
may prepare some of these documents, as needed. 4. Contract/grants
- Supervisory responsibility for the review of all grant proposals,
grant contracts, or any other restricted funds. Monitor compliance
of grants/contracts with award documents. 5. Supervisory
responsibility for various reconciliations. 6. Supervisory
responsibility for the campus inventory. 7. Invest all college
funds and withdraw funds as needed. 8. Interact with outside
auditors and other regulatory bodies, as required. 9. Must maintain
current knowledge of State/Federal regulations (such as Federal
Financial Aid laws, State Comptroller Accounting Policy Statement,
Notices, Technical Updates, GASB requirements, and tax
regulations.) 10. Review invoices and billings to outside agencies.
11. Submit prior term accounts receivable to outside collection
agency. 12. Responsible for the submission of 1098 file to IRS .
13. Supervisory responsibility for maintenance of Touchnet online
payment and billing system. Process web check payments and maintain
user access. 14. Review the setup of new terms prior to the
beginning of registration.
15. Assist with other reporting needs when necessary. 16. Serve on
committee and project assignments. 17. Perform other related duties
as assigned. Qualifications Requires a Bachelor's degree from an
accredited college or university with a degree in accounting or
An extensive knowledge of finance administration and fiscal
accounting. Thorough knowledge of agency policies, state/federal
laws pertaining to public funds, governmental finance, and the use
of electronic equipment. Skill in use of adding, computing, and
related office machines. Ability to operate microcomputers or
computer systems. Experience in MS Word and Excel preferred;
knowledge of mainframe systems a plus. Typing skills at 30 wpm.
Ability to plan, organize, and direct finance programs; to
establish accounting systems; to make major decisions; to budget
funds; and to maintain effective working relationships with
administrative personnel of other agencies and the federal
Extreme ambulatory requirements; extreme cognitive requirements;
normal speech - communication requirements; normal written
communication required; Acute visual requirements; normal or
corrected hearing required; and moderate travel required. Requires
frequent standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying objects
up to 25 pounds; operating a calculator, personal computer, and
various office equipment. Requires infrequent stooping, bending,
sorting and filing.
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code -51.215.
Lamar State College Orange is an EEO /AA/ TSUS Institution.
Normal office environment Posting Number AS179P Open Date
06/03/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to
Applicants Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated
with an asterisk (*).
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- LSC-O Website
- Employee of LSC-O
- TWC-Work in Texas
- Chronicle of Higher Ed
- Bulletin Board Posting
- OtherLamar State College Orange
410 Front Street, Orange, Texas 77630
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