Position title
Assistant Controller


The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high-quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment. We are particularly interested in applicants that demonstrate a commitment to working with individuals and groups from diverse identities, including but not limited to: socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, disability, multilingual learners, veterans, non-traditional, race and ethnic backgrounds.

More than 20 different languages and 60 countries are represented at CCA. In addition to traditional degree and certificate programs, CCA offers non-credit professional development courses, customized training, and economic and workforce development resources to employer partners and individual professionals seeking to enhance the capacity and productivity of their workforce or individual knowledge and skills. The college centers diversity, equity, and inclusion and we actively seek to employee partners who want to join us in working to reducing outcome gaps among our diverse student population.


The person in this position will be responsible for facilitating communications with the college for troubleshooting and training purposes as well as the administration and maintenance of the Banner Finance system.  This position will indirectly be responsible for partnering with the Controller for implementing Banner modules which impact Finance (e.g., capital asset/inventory management, grants management, non-student receivables, leave system, etc.) to ensure the integrity of the entire database. Maintaining the integrity of the Finance module of the Banner system and updating all relevant Banner tables requires an in depth knowledge of other Banner (or non-Banner) modules that impact the Finance module.




20%: Assists Controller in supervision of accounting and other financial operations for the Fiscal Affairs office.

10%: Assists Vice President Administrative Services by providing data and creating end user reports to related to Budget reporting as well as assist in the preparation of various compliance and external reporting to include the Budget Data Book and IPeds reporting as examples.

30%:  Assists in financial operations for the Fiscal Affairs Offices. This includes monitoring various general ledger balances and distributions, as well as ensuring compliance with fiscal policies and regulations. Coordinates with the Controller prior to month-end and year-end closes to evaluate preparedness before closing periods in Banner.  Reviews various COFRS reports as deemed necessary such as abnormal balances, coding of revenues, etc. Communicates and coordinates with departments and other fiscal affairs staff to resolve related differences and issues.

10%: Coordinates month-end as well as year-end close (footnotes, f/s, related charts and graphs) for review by the Controller.  Acts as liaison with IT and obtains data required for response to both internal and external requests for information.

15%: Partners with the Controller on technical system and accounting components on the implementation and use of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for the College to ensure consistency and standardization of financial reporting practices, as well as coordination of report needs, priorities, and determination of various report specifications.  Management of system upgrades and system modifications and changes, recommending changes in accounting processes and procedures for the College to adopt in conjunction with the development and maintenance of the Banner system. Coordinate migrations and end user testing, recommending final sign off on system changes to the Controller prior to migration into production.

10%: Also works together for the development and training of monitoring tools over financial data and processing, including, but not limited to student A/R, purchasing, and financial activity, analyzing key periodic results in the aggregate as well as at the individual college level.

5%: Ensures integrity of financial information on state's accounting system for the College operations. Assists the Controller in all activities related to the mechanized accounting systems of the State (COFRS) and higher education (Banner), maintaining the integrity College Financial Data. Assists in managing and training staff and the College community and act as the central resource for the operation, processing and data input requirements to minimize errors and achieve customer service.

Maintains a working, conversant knowledge of GAAP, GASB, NACUBO, IRS, State Fiscal Rules, Board Policies, Personnel/Payroll Policies, DPA and COFRS Alerts, and State/Federal reporting requirements.

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Job Location
16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80011
Job Type
Employment Type
$86,542.00 Per year
Date posted
July 21, 2023
Valid through
August 21, 2023
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