Director of Business Services


POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for College accounting, financial statements and reports, accounting for grants and contracts, supervision of business office operations, and all other financial activities within the College.  The Director reports to the Dean of Administration and Business Affairs. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Supervises business office functions of accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing, payroll, foundation accounting, and acts as backup as needed.
  2. Responsible for the annual audit process, internal control and the preparation of year-end audit work papers. Responsible for the accuracy of the annual financial statements resulting in an unqualified opinion.
  3. Responsible for the review of payroll and accounts payable payments.
  4. Performs and/or supervises the reconciliation of bank statements and accounts.
  5. Responsible for preparation of the Board of Trustees monthly financial reports.
  6. Responsible for grant compliance (Federal Programs) and drawdown of grant funds.
  7. Responsible for the oversight and management of the College’s P-Card program.
  8. Responsible for oversight of the College’s cash management system and accounts.
  9. Supervises the establishment and maintenance of the fixed asset inventory.
  10. Proposes and administers fiscal policies and procedures.
  11. Responsible for the implementation of new accounting standards and/ or accounting system changes including the chart of account updates based on the Illinois Community College Boards Fiscal Management Manual.
  12. Responsible for the accurate recording of financial transactions and the review of all Journal entries.
  13. Supervises the maintenance of business office files including retention and disposal polices and procedures.
  14. May represent the College at state meetings and professional development conferences.
  15. Performs other duties and committee work as assigned.


B.S. or B.A. in Accounting required, with a Master’s in Business, Accounting or CPA preferred.  Three to five years’ directly related experience in governmental and not-for-profit accounting principles desirable.  Must have applied knowledge of accounting principles and federal audit compliance.


$47,000 – $49,000 with benefits that include health, life, vacation and sick paid time off, as well as paid holidays including spring break and winter break.

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled. Send cover letter, resume, references, copies of transcripts and completed SIC professional/faculty application to: Human Resources Department, Southeastern Illinois College, 3575 College Road, Harrisburg, Illinois 62946. Application materials may also be submitted in person to Human Resources, or sent via email to

Professional/Faculty Application