Coordinator of Financial Services



The Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Knoxville is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Coordinator of Financial Services. 

Minimum Qualifications

The Coordinator for Financial Services shall have a minimum of graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field.

Knowledge and Abilities

Broad knowledge of the principles and methods of accounting; knowledge of business English and mathematics, and of current office technology, equipment, and procedures; knowledge of budgeting and centralized purchasing procedures, and of the principles and methods of supervision.

Ability to deal tactfully with the public and co-workers, to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly, and to plan and direct the work of others.

Technical abilities include a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Banner, Jaggaer and Quickbooks; general typing; preparation of reports; keeping records, answering the telephone, utilizing scanners and e-mail functions, and relaying messages.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

The Coordinator for Financial Services will:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to student success.
  • Responsible for overseeing all areas of Budget planning and finance for TCAT Knoxville.
  • Responsible for all phases of the budget cycle, financial statements/records, purchasing, contracts, accounts payable, financial planning, and all other matters related to the financial operation of the College.
  • Prepare deposits and review summary reports for the Operational Account.
  • Prepare requisitions and departmental purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Prepare purchase authorizations and confirmation of deliveries with proper invoices attached for items purchased.
  • Maintain all accounting files.
  • Balance/reconcile student financial aid accounts according to Federal regulations.
  • Maintain administrative files and correspondence.
  • Keep the college administration informed regarding the status of the budget.
  • Prepare and submit the institution’s operating budget bi-annually to the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR).  Submit information to Shared Services for preparation of annual financial statements.
  • Assist auditors during institutional audit periods.
  • Submit reports as requested to TBR.
  • Review, interpret, and advise regarding financial policies and procedures.
  • Reconciliation of financial records and bank accounts.
  • Supervise the handling of cash (assist with the registration process, process accounts payable checks, accounts receivable, bookstore management, receipting depositing funds, etc.)
  • Prepare year-end information-as requested by TBR.
  • Responsible for the collection of returned checks and/or bad debts.
  • Other duties as assigned by the President.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, education and in accordance with the guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

A criminal/financial background check will be required for applicant selected.  Submit application and resume at: 



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