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Company Name:
Glendale Community College
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Glendale , California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5-7 years
Education level:
Bachelor Degree


$9,344.00 - $11,928.00 Monthly
Glendale, CA
Job Type
Classified Management
Job Number
4/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific

Administers the District's accounting (accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger), budgeting, payroll, employee benefits, grants, and cashiering (tuition) functions. Prepares audit schedules and files the required federal, state and industry-related tax reports.

Assists the Executive Vice President of Administrative Services with the preparation of the District's annual operating budget. Oversees the preparation and maintenance of accounting records and board reports, management of cash flow, maintenance of computerized financial data, credit and collection of student fees, and the daily operation of the business/finance office.


Administrative direction is provided by the Executive Vice President of Administrative Services.

Supervision is exercised over staff and managers in the District's accounting, payroll, benefits, and student fees departments.

Start Date
July 1, 2018

Examples of Duties
Plans and directs the daily operations of academic, classified, and student worker payroll; employee benefit; accounts receivable; accounts payable; student fees; general ledger; grants accounting; and all related functions.

Develops, implements, and advises management and staff on policies, procedures, and administrative regulations for all fiscal services activities to ensure legal and regulatory compliance and improve the District's business processes.

Establishes and maintains internal control policies and practices pertaining to the District's accounting functions including, but not limited to, activities such as cash and credit management, payroll reporting, accounts payable, and general accounting to ensure safe, efficient, and accurate handling of funds in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Develops and maintains ledger and charts of accounts to monitor, control, and authorize expenditures of all District funds in accordance with established fiscal guidelines and legal and regulatory requirements.

Oversees cash, debt and investment management in compliance with board policies and administrative regulations and under the direction of the Executive Vice President of Administrative Services including collecting, safeguarding, and investing District funds and monitoring the receipt and disbursement of funds in accordance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and District policies to ensure financial commitments are upheld.

Develops and monitors the annual operating budgets for all restricted and unrestricted funds; forecasts revenues and expenses to assist the Executive Vice President of Administrative Services with the preparation of the District's budget and long range financial planning.

Oversees the monthly reconciliation and timely monthly and annual closing of all District accounts.

Oversees the annual audit process and implements the recommendations of District auditors to ensure compliance with accounting practices and regulations.

Directs the preparation and maintenance of all financial statements, reports, and records in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations and District policies.

Plans, organizes, and oversees the maintenance of the District's fiscal database systems in coordination with Information Technology Services and fiscal and information services personnel at the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE).

Plans and manages tax responsibilities including, but not limited to, payroll, use, and unrelated business income taxes and maintenance of non-profit status in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations as they pertain to District operations; ensure tax obligations are properly reported and paid on a timely basis.

Files certification of authorized signers of warrants and contracts with the Los Angeles County Office of Education as authorized by the Board of Trustees in compliance with board policies and administrative regulations

Supervises, trains, and evaluates the performance of assigned staff and managers; interviews and selects employees and recommends termination and disciplinary actions.

Participates in various District and community committees and provides input to collective bargaining as a resource for fiscal data gathering

Participates in community, state, and national organizations, including attending meetings and conferences, to remain informed of budget and fiscal changes in policies that affect the District

Ensures the appropriate allocation of student body fees as directed by District and ASGCC operating agreements.

Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:

Principles, practices and techniques of general, fund, and governmental accounting including methods of financial control, auditing, and reporting.

Principles and practices of community college district budget development and administration, including financial analysis and projection techniques.

Procedures for processing payroll for classified and academic employees and student workers.

Employee benefits and student insurance programs, policies, and practices.

Student fee practices and processes.

Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations related to community college budgeting, accounting, insurance, benefits, and payroll functions.

Tax obligations for non-profit organizations, including payroll and use taxes and reporting requirements.

California community college operations and shared governance processes.

Principles and practices of public administration, including purchasing, contracting, and the maintenance of public records.

Financial data management systems as used for accounting, budgeting, and payroll functions.

Financial recordkeeping principles and procedures.

Principles and practices of sound business communication.

Office productivity software (e.g., Word, Excel, and Outlook) for analyzing data and preparing reports and correspondence.

Principles and practices of effective management and supervision.

Ability to:

Plan, organize, and direct the work of the District's finance, accounting, payroll, and benefits activities, operations, and services to meet District objectives, professional standards, legal requirements, and critical deadlines.

Prepare and administer large and complex budgets to maximize financial resources.
Analyze complex and technical financial data to identify trends, forecast revenues and expenditures, and develop recommendations.

Make prudent investments with an emphasis on liquidity and preservation of the principal.

Understand, interpret, explain and apply federal, state and local policies, law, regulations and court decisions related to community college budgeting, accounting, insurance, benefits, and payroll functions.

Prepare and present technical information clearly, logically, and persuasively.

Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive financial reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.

Communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing.

Use and troubleshoot financial data management systems.

Exercise tact, diplomacy, and courtesy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues and situations.

Demonstrate initiative and work independently with minimum administrative direction.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrators, managers, faculty, staff, students, vendors, and others encountered in the course of work.

Select, train, supervise, evaluate, motivate, and lead management and staff.

Demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, staff, and management.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or related field.

Six years of managerial experience in accounting including at least three years in a public agency or academic institute.

Additional Information


Starting salary is from $112,128.00 to $143,136.00 annually depending upon education and experience. Fringe benefits, which are subject to change pursuant to negotiations under Section 3500 of the California Government Code, are presently provided and include family and domestic partner medical and dental, two-party vision plan, and employee life insurance.

Application Process

This position requires the following documents to be attached to your online application in order to be considered:
-Current resume
-Cover letter that addresses minimum and desirable qualifications
-Transcripts showing all post-secondary course work and completion of required degree(s) must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted only during the application process. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.
-Three References please provide names, telephone numbers, and e-mail address for each reference.

Please note: All required documentation must be attached to the online application by the applicant by the closing date. Additional documents not requested in the announcement, will not be reviewed.

Your application and any required attachments must be submitted by Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Applications with incomplete information (i.e. statements such as - see resume) or missing documents will not be considered. If you have additional questions please call 818-240-1000 ext. 5173.

Selection Process

All completed applications and application materials will be screened to ensure that the minimum requirements stated in the job announcement are met. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the highest degree of desired job-related qualifications will be invited to the college for an interview at their own expense. The College President will make the final recommendation to the Governing Board of Glendale Community College.

All candidates will be notified by email or mail of their final disposition in the selection process.

This position is offered contingent upon funding. The district reserves the right to extend, withdraw, and/or reopen this position at any time.

About the College

Glendale Community College (GCC) is nestled in the foothills of the San Rafael Mountains, centrally located at the intersection of three major freeways, just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. Glendale is affectionately known as Jewel City, one of the fastest growing communities in the Southern California region. A vibrant hub of economic activity and cultural diversity; it is an exciting place to work and live!

GCC is recognized throughout the state as a model of shared governance and collegiality. Known for excellence and rigor, we have one of the highest transfer rates to the UC system and other California four-year colleges. Additionally, the college offers a broad range of vocational programs and takes pride in providing outstanding student services and curriculum to help prepare students for success in the 21st Century.

GCC is committed to maintaining an environment which provides opportunities to individuals with a wide variety of talents, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. We believe in the importance of diversity amongst our faculty, staff, and student population to better serve the college and surrounding communities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Glendale Community College District provides all applicants for district employment with equal employment opportunities and provides present employees with training, compensation, promotion, and all other attributes of employment without regard to a person's race, religious creed, color, age, sex, national origin, veterans' status, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity or disability.


Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for the application, testing or interviewing processes should contact the Human Resources Department at the time of application submission.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Glendale Community College.


Dr. Armine G. Hacopian, Dr. Vahe Peroomian, Ann H. Ransford, Anthony P. Tartaglia and Yvette Vartanian Davis

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