Provide strategic vision and operational initiatives to the LSC accounting, grants accounting, financial reporting, general ledger processes
Directly manage cross-functional relationships and communicate regularly with management regarding major business and technical risks
Verify, review, and submit monthly financial reports and statements for internal and external purposes, to ensure compliance with governmental accounting standards and generally accepted accounting principles
Develop, implement, and oversee multiple accounting processes, including but not limited to timely and efficient balance sheet account reconciliations and journal entries, proper recording of revenues and expenses into appropriate system accounts, accruals, and maintenance of chart of accounts
Perform technical accounting research of complex issues to ensure proper accounting treatment
Direct and manage external audits and reviews; coordinate the process and ensure required data provided for audits
Develop the detailed annual audit and year end close schedules and checklists, coordinate and oversee the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Manage and/or oversee multiple accounting-related modules within PeopleSoft, including but not limited to the General Ledger, Commitment Control, and Project Costing modules, may include configuration, security and access, testing and routine changes to related tables, etc.; ensure that LSC’s return on investment is maximized
Hire, manage, train, evaluate, and counsel staff who provide accounting and general ledger support functions to a wide rank of campus personnel, sets priorities, make assignments, and evaluate outcomes in order to achieve business objectives and to help ensure compliance with all related LSC policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State and local rules and regulations
Manage and monitor area budgets
Actively participate in and/or leads various LSC meetings, committees, training sessions, conferences, and PeopleSoft user groups
Identify and drive process improvement initiatives
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years in a management or director-level position.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 31757
About Lone Star College
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers. Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.