Business and Financial Affairs is responsible for preserving, enhancing and supporting the College's financial and capital resources in compliance with the overall goals and mission of the College. The Office provides the College with a sound financial management system assuring strong internal controls, safeguarding of College assets, reliable and transparent reporting of all budgets, revenues, expenditures and investments and adherence to all federal, state and local regulations as promulgated by the respective governing agencies.
Goals and Outcomes
Effectively communicate the policies and procedures of the Financial Affairs Office.
Maintain an up-to-date Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual.
Ensure proper internal controls are in effect for all financial transactions.
Employ effective technology tools to communicate the policies and procedures of the Financial Affairs Office.
Improve efficiency of departmental operations.
Reduce the number of checks issued for vendor and student refund payments.
Decrease the % of student accounts that are sent to collection.
Support the college's efforts to increase enrollment rates.
Improve student billing and payment options. Ensure the security of vendor/student payment information.
Utilize current technology to provide better payment options to vendors and students.
Improve security access to Finance system and Student A/R System.
Maintain procedures for ensuring proper access to Banner Student A/R forms.
Periodically review user access to ensure permissions are updated in a timely manner.
Collaborate with the College's Office of Information Technology to ensure proper authorization for new/change to system permissions/access.