Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time University Controller in the Fiscal Affairs Department reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The successful candidate will direct fiscal affairs, including accounting, grants, budgeting, payroll, financial reporting, and analysis and planning, expenditure monitoring and internal control. Serves as the Chief Fiscal Officer of the University in the absence of the CFO, and as a key liaison to the CSCU System Office, auditors, and regulatory matters pertaining to the finances of the University. Candidates will be required to: exercise exceptional integrity and good judgment; have excellent written and verbal communication skills; and, have the ability to effectively build and manage teams.
Master’s Degree in Business or a related field
Seven years of experience in fiscal affairs administration, including resource allocation and staff supervision
Sensitivity and commitment to equal opportunity and diversity in working with both internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, staff and community.
Proven skills in leadership and management including promoting and managing change
Proven ability to identify strategic opportunities for change from complex financial data and plans
Experience with complex budgeting, including the development of multi-year plans
Strong familiarity with financial and other technology applications including, but not limited to, enterprise systems (e.g., Banner), System Implementations, and proficiency in MS Office including Excel
Ability to extract and analyze data, identify trends and prepare information for ad-hoc requests
Financial management experience including, but not limited to budgeting, ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment in a state agency or higher education institution
Ability to interpret and administer state and federal laws and regulations regarding payroll, purchasing, grant administration and contract administration procedures
Ability to foster a transparent and collaborative environment
Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable may be considered.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.
Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer
Additional Salary Information: A comprehensive fringe benefits package including tuition waiver at any of the four state universities for the employee, their spouse and unmarried dependents under the age of 25.
CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. Our motto welcomes everyone to “See Yourself @ CCSU”. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates with a richly diverse population: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage.
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