Moraine Park Technical College

Director of Finance

Job Locations US-WI-Fond du Lac
Post Start Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2018 11:22 AM)
Req No.
Internal or Internal/External
Finance and Administration
Weeks Per Year
249 day contract
Summary of Work Schedule - Academic
Total Hours/Week - Academic
Summary of Work Schedule - Summer
Total Hours/Week - Summer
Wage Grade/Pay Rate
Hiring Range
2017-18 Management: C2 - $75,325 - $103,570


Applications are being accepted for a full-time Director of Finance at Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac Campus.  This position develops and maintains the District's financial accounting system and internal controls.  This positon also develops and oversees the implementation of procedures to ensure legal and/or regulatory compliance for all fiscal service activities, administers overall cash management and coordinates the annual audit process.  This position reports to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, initial screening date will take place March 1, 2018.


Beginning:  Immediately


1. Develop and maintain the District’s financial accounting system and internal controls with responsibility for timely and accurate recording of financial transactions, including monitoring all ledger activity for data integrity and accuracy issues. Oversee routine account reconciliations as well as monthly and year-end closing.
2. Develop and oversee the implementation of procedures to ensure legal and/or regulatory compliance for all fiscal service activities including accounting, audit procedures, cash management, reporting, and budgeting in compliance with WTCS rules, GASB standards, generally accepted accounting principles, and other federal, state and District policies as appropriate.
3. Administer overall cash management, banking and merchant service relations. Manage daily cash accounts to meet the District’s financial obligations including timely recording of debt payments, ACH transactions, grant draws, and wire transfers.
4. Coordinate the annual audit process and implement the recommendations of auditors in accordance with accounting practices and regulations. Manage other program audits as appropriate.
5. Coordinate the development of the comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) and prepare or review all other District financial reporting for federal, state, and grant compliance.
6. Collaborate with College staff to develop the annual budget and related documentation. Provide leadership in the development of budget proposals and coordinate the budget development and posting process. Administer the budget in accordance with WTCS and District policy.
7. Lead information and technology initiatives affecting areas of responsibility to increase innovation and ensure compliance. Serve as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Finance functional lead. Analyze, develop, test and document new and existing system applications within the financial module and assist with related payroll and student finance functional modules. Utilize system to increase capability and access to information for Accounting/Financial Services staff and all employees. Maintain data and security integrity and auditing of the system. Act as the project owner when appropriate.
8. Manage and administer the District’s procurement card program and monitor staff compliance with all District guidelines and procedures.
9. Initiate, develop and provide employee training and developmental activities related to budgeting, cash management, procurement and ERP financial processing and reporting.
10. Coordinate the strategic planning for areas of responsibility and effectively manage the departmental budget and control expenses. Supervise, train and evaluate the performance of the Finance Assistant, Finance Manager and Payroll Manager. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting, Business Management or Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
2. Wisconsin registered certified public accountant preferred.
3. Five years of governmental accounting experience.
4. Demonstrated experience with computerized financial information systems and their use in financial analysis and reporting.
5. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems and reporting tools. Knowledge of data reporting systems such as Argos or Cognos is desired.
6. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups, both orally and in writing.
7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.
8. High degree of integrity and professionalism and demonstrated ability to respect and retain the confidentiality of information.
9. Ability to work with staff in a team environment both as a leader and as a team member.
10. Strong organizational, planning, analytical and problem solving skills. Self-reflective and feedback oriented.
11. Demonstrated ability to be resourceful, meet deadlines and troubleshoot errors.

Benefits Summary

WI Retirement

Group Life Insurance

Group Health Insurance

Group Dental Insurance

Group Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays

Accumulative Sick Leave

Flexible Spending

403(b)/457 Deferred Comp-Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Options

Wellness Program

Professional Development

Educational Assistance

Employee Assistance Program


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