The Associate Controller directs assigned fiscal and accounting functions within the Office of the Controller.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Additional Job Description
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or closely related field.
Six years of professional full-time accounting experience.
Three years of management and supervisory experience in an accounting operational unit.
Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
Experience working with fund accounting.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or closely related field.
Five years management and supervisory experience in an accounting operational unit in a higher education setting.
Experience in fiscal year end closing processes and preparation of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) financial statements.
Experience with Workday Finance and HCM modules.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) as they related to higher education accounting activities.
Knowledge of or ability to learn Workday or similar enterprise financial management software application.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.
Ability to work collaboratively and build strategic relations with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students, and vendors.
Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.
Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
Ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgement in the establishment, interpretation, application, and enforcement of all rules, regulations, and policies.
Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance, and motivation.
Salary Range: $90,000 - $100,000 annual
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