Job Location:
CSN – North Las Vegas Campus

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position is OPEN until Filled.  Reviewing applications as received. 

Under the general direction of the Associate Controller, this position has professional responsibilities in collecting, analyzing, interpreting, validating, reconciling, and reporting the College’s financial data.

The incumbent applies policies and procedures, performs internal review of ledger account transactions, identifies discrepancies, resolves issues, develops job aids, and reports unsolved issues to the Associate Controller.

This position serves as the subject matter expert for People Soft to Workday reconciliations.  The incumbent coordinates the completion of the month-end PeopleSoft (PS) adjustment journals for the Controller’s Office and provides training to new team members on month-end PS entries. This employee serves as the primary contact with NSHE Workday team to resolve issues related to the integration between PS and Workday.

This position is responsible for the assigned tasks for month-end close, year-end close, and annual audit schedules. This position will also undertake other tasks as assigned, including assisting on special projects and serving on college committees.

This position requires consistent and reliable attendance, some travel to other campuses/work sites, evening and weekend work, particularly during peak accounting and reporting cycles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a closely related field from an accredited college/university; OR equivalent combination of education or experience.

  • 3 years of Comparable Professional Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of working knowledge of fund accounting in higher education.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the standards of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

  • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams.

  • One or more years of full-time working experience with Workday Finance, PeopleSoft, or other RFP systems.

The ideal candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Working Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the standards of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)

  • General knowledge of relevant NSHE Board of Regents policies and procedures.

  • Working knowledge of the Student Financial module of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions application.

  • Working knowledge of College's financial system.

  • Ability to research, interpret, and apply internal revenue codes and IRS guidelines.

  • Ability to work with a diverse and multicultural workforce.

  • Ability to develop PeopleSoft queries to collect, analyze, and report data.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines under strict time constraints.

  • Ability to reconcile and research data using Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to perform essential job functions effectively in a virtual work environment.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty C

The starting salary is $67,256.

CSN offers a generous benefits package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long-term care, short-term disability, and legal).  Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, and tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on-campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, candidates must attach the following to their application:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email, and phone number)

  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) must use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned, and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application. This position closes at 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the listed close date.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.