Rappahannock Community College   Glenns, VA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on September 21, 2022
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Job Description

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a two-campus institution serving a rural and diverse 12-county area in the Chesapeake Bay region of Virginia, whose mission is to provide inclusive access to exceptional training and educational opportunities meeting the community’s needs and preparing individuals for success as learners, employees, and citizens. RCC seeks applicants for a Controller who shares RCC’s values of integrity, diversity, equity, and inclusion, excellence, access, and learning for life. This position is a twelve-month classified staff position. Excellent benefits package; salary is commensurate with experience. Immediate appointment.


Under the direction of the Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services, the Controller provides technical assistance in the development of College-wide budgets and financial reports for a variety of complex fund types. Oversees, the recording of state appropriations and allocations. Updates multiple spreadsheets and schedules. Manages the daily approvals and fiscal activities of the Business Office, which includes, procurement, accounts receivable, accounts payables, grants, and cashier functions. Enforces policies and procedures that promote efficiencies and appropriate use of college resources. Serves as RCC liaison with VCCS, SSC, banks, private organizations and other state and federal agencies. Responsible for the coordination of the annual audit and preparation of the year-end Financial reports. The incumbent will serve on committees and work closely with senior leaders in cross functional areas of the college.


KSA's/Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in business or accounting
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of fund accounting reporting and practices, principles and theories as required
  • Financial management, forecasting and long-range planning skills
  • Budget development
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ability to create complex spreadsheets, charts, and tables
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree
  • Higher education and/or state experience
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Cardinal and Black baud
  • Knowledge of VCCS processes and procedures.


Special Instructions to Applicants   

A FULLY completed VCCS online employment application, resume, and cover letter are required to be considered for this position. Applications will only be accepted online through the VCCS ATS and must be received on or before October 1, 2022. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.


Rappahannock Community College intentionally develops its workforce to reflect the diversity of its region. The College maintains a workplace culture which values inclusion and demonstrates respect for all people. Further, Rappahannock Community College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or genetics. Rappahannock Community College complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every college location.


Job seekers with disabilities should contact Human Resources at least five (5) days prior to deadline if special accommodations are needed.


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: , or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.


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Additional Information     

Satisfactory background and reference checks.


The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:


The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.


The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.