Landmark College seeks an experienced Controller to fill an upcoming vacancy. The Controller reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer of Landmark College. The Controller supervises employees responsible for Student Billing and Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, general bookkeeping, and the operation of the Bookstore.
The Controller and the finance team are responsible for all accounting-related activities at the College including budget management. Other duties include managing available cash and debt obligations; managing the annual financial and uniform guidance audits; as well as preparation of internal financial statements, financial aid, and grants reports; payroll accounting; preparing tax reports; financial analysis; committee work; and supervision of the College Bookstore.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration and at least five years of professional experience in accounting and financial management in higher education or other type of not-for-profit organization. A certified public accounting license is not required but preferred. Strong analytical and organizational skills and effective leadership skills are crucial. The ability to communicate effectively, collaborate, and solve problems is required. Familiarity with Great Plains accounting software or similar enterprise-scale database accounting software is expected. Experience in grants management is preferred. Fluent use of Microsoft Office applications is required.
Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three work references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. Review of applications will begin immediately. No phone calls please. SIGN-ON BONUS $5000
Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.
Landmark College is a unique, fully accredited college for bright neurodivergent students with learning differences (LD; including dyslexia, ADHD, autism, and executive function challenges). Landmark College provides an intentionally designed, resource-rich academic and student life model yet is traditional in most ways. Our location in beautiful southeastern Vermont provides the setting for an engaged and inclusive college community with the safety of a small, rural campus. Landmark College is minutes away from ski resorts and other outdoor activities and within driving distance to cities such as Boston, New York, and Montreal. A position with Landmark College is more than just a job; it is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of college students and to help us change how the public thinks about education.