The Office of Finance at Old Dominion University is seeking candidates for the Associate Controller (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will provide leadership, financial management, and planning for the General Accounting and Data Control operations. Other duties include: manage the planning and preparation of the annual financial statements; serve as liaison to the State and Independent auditors for year-end audit and annual audits of all Office of Finance operations (payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, data control, general accounting); complete all special projects as assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Finance/University Controller and serve as the responsible party in his/her absence for all financial matters related to compliance with Federal, State, and University policies and procedures.
Required Education: Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration and CPA certificate or eligibility. A bachelor’s degree in a related field with experience equivalent to a master’s degree may be substituted.
Required Qualifications: Significant managerial experience, specifically in the areas of financial accounting, grant accounting, cost accounting, and financial reporting. Strong background in accounting and financial reporting. Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and fund accounting. Working knowledge of computer systems and reports. Extensive analytical abilities. Strong communication skills, ability to get ideas across, establish work schedules, and establish goals and objectives for staff. Good oral and written communication skills.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is February 18, 2021 and will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: FP019A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused research university with rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, entrepreneurial research and collaboration, and initiatives that contribute nearly $2.1 billion to the economy. Located along the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia, the ODU campus boasts state-of-the-art academic facilities, 14 residence halls and amenities such as the Student Recreation Center.