Niagara County Community College is in need of a Principal Audit Clerk in our Business Office This position will report to the Director of Financial Accounting and Reporting.
This position is responsible for auditing of all assigned fiscal matters pertaining to receipt of revenues, disbursement of funds compliance with purchasing procedures methods of recording transactions and overall adherence to agency and governmental fiscal regulations and requirements. This is responsible technical work involving the audit of assigned payments and financial recording methods of such financial transactions when assigned. Works independently of accounting, or others who are directly or indirectly responsible for the day to day fiscal operations. The incumbent is allowed to make independent decisions, however, difficult technical or policy problems are referred to an assigned administrative supervisor for decision or review of judgment where appropriate. When directed incumbent reports directly to an assigned administration. Does related work as required.
This position is a Niagara County Civil Service Competitive position, therefore if you are selected to be hired your appointment will be on a provisional basis and you will be required to take the promotional (if applicable) or open competitive civil service exam for the position when offered. Your score on the exam must be considered as a reachable candidate in order to remain in this title. In order to be eligible for hire you must be either a resident of Niagara County or a contiguous county (Erie, Orleans, Genesee).
Typical Work Activities:
1.Plans, assigns, and reviews the maintaining and checking of vendors claims for payment of services or sales and instructs employees in the specialized details of this work; 2.Directs and/or personally reviews, audits, assigned accounts, claims, and records the preparation of reports thereon; 3.Has charge and/or verifies the compilation, preparation and analysis of a variety of complete auditing records and reports; 4.May assist in the preparation of annual operating budgets and insures the maintenance of its necessary financial controls; 5.May insure the maintenance of necessary financial controls and inventories of supplies in the central stores when assigned; 6.Revises, systematizes and installs auditing methods and procedures as required to properly carry out the work of this position; 7.Engages in correspondence in connection with financial matters to departments, administration, vendors, etc., as assigned; 8.May meet with vendors to arrange payment schedules and fee schedules when required.
Thorough knowledge of a variety of clerical procedures in reviewing and verifying vendors claims; thorough knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment; thorough knowledge of business English; ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of clerical assistants; ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written directions; ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately; ability to prepare correspondence and reports; ability to secure the cooperation of others; ability to readily acquire familiarity with departmental organization, functions, laws, policies, and regulations; a high degree of accuracy; initiative and resourcefulness; tact and courtesy; integrity; physical condition commensurate with the requirements of the position.
PROMOTIONALFORNIAGARACOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE: 1.One (1) year of permanent competitive status as either a Senior Account Clerk, Senior Account Clerk Typist or Audit Clerk or two (2) years as an Account Clerk, Account Clerk Typist Account Clerk Stenographer or Bookkeeper;
OR:2.Two (2) years of permanent competitive status in a lower level clerical position with an Associate's Degree in Accounting.
OPEN-COMPETITIVE: Graduation from senior high school or possession of a New York State equivalency diploma: AND: 1.Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered approved two (2) year college with a major in accounting plus one (1) year of full-time paid auditing experience; OR: 2.Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in maintaining financial accounts and records of which one (1)year shall have been full-time paid auditing.
NOTE: One (1) year of education (30 credit hours) in the required field will equate to one (1) year of experience in (2), however, one (1) year of full-time paid auditing experience must have been performed.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 641
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.