Associate Director, Financial Services
Union, Missouri - Full Time

East Central College has an opening for an Associate Director of Financial Services responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Financial Services Department. The position oversees the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions and supports compliance with the college’s policies and procedures as they relate to accounts receivable and payables. 

Anticipated start date: June 2024 

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

Completion of bachelor's degree; one year related experience and familiarity with accounting practices and policy compliance are essential attributes.

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

  • Reconcile all bank accounts.
  • Assist auxiliary services with cash procedures.
  • Direct, supervise and coordinate the Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable functions.
  • Supervise all personnel assigned, recommending selection, retention, promotion and discharge as appropriate.
  • Communicate with departments, outside vendors and agencies to answer questions, obtain information and resolve issues; provide information concerning related accounting functions including assistance with questions, reports and budget issues.
  • Adjust student accounts and coordinate issuance of financial aid checks.
  • Prepare general journal entries debiting and crediting accounts.
  • Review & approve requisitions through ESM for weekly AP check run.
  • Review, approve and import monthly credit card charges.
  • Oversee the processes & procedures related to the student payment plan.
  • Review expense reimbursement request forms for accuracy and compliance with travel policy.
  • Prepare invoices for CMU postage and RTI student IDs
  • Document payments received for non-institutional scholarships.
  • Maintain fixed assets documentation each year.
  • Work with Financial Aid in preparing student refunds.
  • Oversee the printing and distribution of 1099s as well as submission to regulatory agency annually.
  • Process, distribute, and submit 1098ts to regulatory agency annually.
  • Responsible for MO Sales tax reporting.
  • Responsible for filing the MO Debt Offset information.
  • Imports Month end billing from the Bookstore & Print Services.
  • Monitors/Reissues stale checks.
  • Responsible for documenting processes and procedures related to this position, AP and AR functions.
  • 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.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Salary schedule can be viewed here.  Position is a level 204.

East Central College's Main Campus is located in Union, MO which is about 60 minutes west of St. Louis. East Central College has satellite locations in Rolla, MO which is about 60 minutes west of the Main Campus. 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.