Director, Financial Services - Comptroller
Union, Missouri - Full Time

East Central College has an opening for a Director, Financial Services/Comptroller responsible for the fiscal operations of the College including all accounting functions such as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budget monitoring, and financial reporting at the direction of the Chief Financial Officer.

Minimum Qualifications: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) 

Completion of bachelor's degree and five years related experience.

Essential Tasks: (Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.)

  • Prepare monthly financial statements for Board Book.
  • Prepare GL entries for monthly and annual GL closings.
  • Coordinate the annual audit with external auditors.
  • Renew registrations as required (, fictious name etc.)
  • Prepare IPEDS Finance reports and DHE Budget Requests and various other survey and accreditation questionnaires.
  • Administer the reconciliation, draws, returns and accounting of all federal funds managed through G5.
  • Responsible for accounting for individual grant revenues/expenses & construction projects.
  • Supervise all personnel assigned, recommending selection, retention, promotion and discharge as appropriate.
  • Provide assistance with the development and preparation of the annual operating budget.
  • Establish, direct and maintain accounting procedures that reflect Generally Accepted Accounting  Principles (GAAP).
  • Maintain system of internal control over College's financial transactions.
  • Prepare documentation necessary for all reimbursements assigned and be a resource for other departments requesting reimbursements.
  • Process and record all bond and loan transactions.
  • Administer the fixed asset process.
  • Review general ledger accounts for accuracy.
  • Analyze bad debt write-off in order to calculate monthly allowance.
  • Responsible for the annual financial statements submitted to the auditors.
  • Calculate the scholarship allowance for the audit.   
  • Review daily requisitions for accuracy.
  • File annual PCORI report with IRS.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner with minimal supervision.

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Benefits: ECC offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance with no premium cost to the employee for employee only coverage. Missouri Public School Retirement System benefits, generous paid leave, ECC tuition waiver for self and immediate family and tuition reimbursement benefits for employee.

Minimum starting salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Position is a level 208. Salary schedule can be viewed here.

East Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

East Central College is located about 60 minutes from St. Louis. Currently, more than 2,500 students are enrolled in a transfer or technical education program.  For more information about East Central College visit,

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.