The Controller serves as the chief accounting officer and is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, financial internal control operations of the University, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations related to the finances of private higher education institutions. The Controller will provide leadership and management oversight for the operations of University general accounting and financial reporting, investments, grants and contracts accounting, payroll, accounts payable, gift and endowment accounting, fixed assets, tax reporting and purchasing.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or closely related field. CPA is strongly preferred. MBA is preferred.
Minimum of five years related accounting experience. Experience in progressively responsible positions in accounting. Minimum of two years supervisory experience. Non-profit higher education experience is strongly preferred. Experience with Ellucian’s Colleague ERP system is preferred.
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.