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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.


Responsible for the overall accounting records and accounting reports for CCA. Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad-hoc reports for the institution, and prepare various required State and Federal financial reports. Directly supervises the Assistant Controller, Fiscal Grants Manager, Student AR Manager and Purchasing and Contracts Manager. Oversees four Accountants, six Accounting Technicians in cashier office, Accounts Payable Technician and Purchasing Assistant.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills


  • Oversees and manages all CCA general accounting systems including accounts payable, accounts receivable, capital construction, BANNER (general ledger), CORE (State of Colorado general ledger), and purchasing in accordance with state fiscal rules, state statutes, TABOR, state procurement code, NACUBO (National Association of College and University Business Officers), and GAAP accounting standards.
  •  Creates and implements internal fiscal management procedures to ensure compliance with state statutes, Colorado Governor’s executive orders, federal regulations, state fiscal rules, and other accounting rules and regulations.
  •  Prepares financial summaries, projections, and reports, reconciles accounting data, and assists in budget preparation. Completes monthly and quarterly reporting for the State Controller’s Office and the System Office.
  •  Implements audit recommendation commitments within promised timeframes.
  •  Annualizes funding sources and obligates funds through the purchasing system, BANNER, and CORE for capital construction.
  •  Prepares CCA financial statements and supporting working papers.
  •  Supervises and provides leadership for accounting, accounts payables, receivables, and other financial operations for the fiscal office. Hires, trains, and directly supervises positions listed above. Establishes standards of performance, checks progress of projects and programs and assists personnel in this area of jurisdiction in carrying out their assignments.
  •  Acts as CCA’s primary liaison with internal and external auditors from SBCCOE, Internal Audit, the State Controller’s Office, State Purchasing (as needed), and the State Auditor’s Office.
  •  Manages compliance and establishes and implements internal controls to ensure proper cash management and fiscal accountability; tracks all revenues and expenditures in compliance with applicable statutes, rules, and procedures to specified restrictions. Ensures controls are in place for authorized transactions and proper recording of activities in accordance with State, GAAP, and GASB requirements.
  •  Maintains all fiduciary relationships and meets all related compliance requirements.
  •  May approve purchase orders up to $4,999, obligating funds for purchase orders through the purchasing system on BANNER.
  •  Develops financial policies and procedures to implement and manage the overall finance control environment.
  •  Monitors all expenditures to prevent over-expenditures; works with the Chief Financial Officer to resolve budget and expenditure problems.
  •  Develops, coordinates, and manages the accounts receivable system for student and non-student activity at CCA.
  •  Participates in and supports ongoing ERP development leadership for ongoing fiscal initiatives.
  •  Reviews and ensures that executed contracts are in compliance with terms and conditions of the contract in fiscal areas. Ensures that billing or payment of contracts is completed in a timely manner.
  • Supports and implements programs/activities to help CCA achieve its strategic goals.

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Job Location
16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO, 80011
Job Type
Employment Type
$120,000.00-$130,000.00 Per year
Date posted
June 7, 2023
Valid through
August 4, 2023
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