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Business Manager

Virginia Community College System
Daleville, VA Full-time
Posted on September 28, 2019

Business Manager
Community College System - Shared Services Center

About Virginia Community College System:

Virginia's Community Colleges were created more than 50 years ago to address Virginia's unmet needs in higher education and workforce training. With its mission to give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened, the VCCS works to provide world class services that foster and expand access to exemplary learning experiences for all by expanding access, providing affordability, supporting student success, expanding workforce development training, and securing resources to achieve its goals.
"Innovation allows an organization to make the most of every dollar spent." At Virginia's Community Colleges System (VCCS), our compelling mission, our ambitious strategic plan and our fiscal realities challenge us to ensure that community college resources are maximized for the priority of student success and credential completion.

Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, the VCCS Shared Services Center is centrally located to all 23 colleges in the VCCS, 43 miles from Blacksburg, VA, and a four hour drive from Washington, D.C. A vital part of the ever-growing Roanoke Valley, Daleville is a haven for tourists and residents alike. Within an hour's drive are the breathtaking Smith Mountain Lake, world-famous Appalachian Trail, and many other outdoor activities, including golfing, biking, and hiking. The thriving Historic City Market in downtown Roanoke and the Daleville Town Center and Performance Pavilion also host farmers markets, community and cultural events, and festivals throughout the year.

The VCCS Shared Services Center is an innovation strategy to advance the priority of student success, reduce the administrative burden on individual colleges, consolidate transaction-based functions, create economies of scale and improve backroom process efficiency. This work allows the VCCS to better focus resources on the students - helping them start their educational journeys, persist, and succeed."
The SSC supports the VCCS mission by providing excellent customer service and effective and efficient administrative services to the 23 community colleges and System office. These services include common and routine administrative functions in the areas of human resources, fiscal services, payroll, and procurement, with the intent to use economies of scale and specialized expertise to support its customers.

Job Description:
Performs general accounting and reporting functions, including the budget execution and management functions of the Agency's Business Office; maintains the proper internal control environment as well as seeks to continuously improve the efficiencies of the accounting and budgeting process; and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures in order to support the mission and goals of the SSC.

• Graduation from a college or university with major study in accounting; or equivalent education, experience, and training in accounting.
• Supervisory experience working with a wide variety of educational levels and with varying motivational levels.
• Experience working with automated systems.
• Experience establishing and maintaining internal controls.
• Experience in compliance and/or internal audit.
• Experience in governmental accounting at the journey and expert levels.
• Experience in budget preparation and management.
• Experience providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
• Experience in a high volume customer service environment.

• BS in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; or equivalent education, experience, and training in accounting.
• Experience with community college business office practices.
• Experience in higher education.

Additional Information:
Salary commensurate with education and work experience. The VCCS offers competitive compensation along with excellent benefits and opportunity for career development.

Reference, background, and e-Verify checks are required for all VCCS positions.

Shared Services Center, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, SSC 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.

We thank you for your interest in Virginia's Community College System.