Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and CFO, this position is responsible for managing and directing general accounting reporting and operations, cash management controls, internal controls, debt covenants, grants management, and general ledger systems. The Controller has the overall responsibility for the integrity of the College's financial records.
The Controller will maintain accounting records, oversee financial and management reporting and monitor budget performance, develop and administer internal financial policies and procedures, evaluate and institute appropriate internal controls, ensure compliance with applicable Federal and state laws, and provide support on other related fiscal and accounting matters.
The position prepares financial reporting packages for CFO presentation to the Finance & Facilities Committee, the Audit Committee, and the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees.
Education / Experience
Bachelor's degree is required, with a preferred emphasis in accounting, master's degree and a CPA is highly desirable.
5-10 years progressively responsible financial management experience is required, preferred within a private higher education institution or not-for-profit entity. In-depth knowledge of GAAP, FASB and other financial principles. Experience with the Banner system or integrated database system is desirable.
Competencies / Skills
Strong excel and analytical skills. Demonstrated effective leadership and supervisory experience. Collaborative work style but able to enforce College policies when necessary. Proactive communicator. Demonstrates follow through and attention to detail.
The job profile document is intended to be generic in nature. It is not intended to specify all duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Additional job functions and the need to work a flexible work schedule may vary based on specific requirements of the department and the College.