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Internal Number: 517.999506
Lake-Sumter State College is committed to:
Caring about each individual student, our peers, and our community;
Communicating to ensure clarity and transparency,
Collaborating, knowing that the best possible outcomes are ensured when there is a sharing of ideas, and
Celebrating the successes of our students, staff and our partnerships in the communities we serve.
We have an immediate opening for a dynamic, hands-on Controller to support the Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer in all aspects of the college's budget, procurement, accounting, treasury / investment / banking, student accounts billing and collections, financial reporting, audit, and financial internal control functions. This position creates, approves, and/or implements financial policies and procedures to comply with federal and state laws, regulations, policies and practices. The Controller also works closely with the VP of Finance and CFO for the development and implementation of strategic long-term planning/visioning and short-term goals and objectives for the college’s financial operations.
Required: Master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or related field. Five years of supervisory experience. Five years of progressively responsible experience in financial or accounting management and reporting in higher education or K-12.
Desired: Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
Join Us at Lake-Sumter State College
Located in the heart of Florida, Lake-Sumter State College provides students with the opportunity to pursue their goals and join Florida’s dynamic workforce. We embrace our mission as a community college to increase access and opportunity for all learners in the communities we serve.
Under the leadership of President Heather Bigard, we are embarking on a bold journey to transform the ways in which we connect and educate our students while embracing our rich history of high-quality education and personalized student support services. We currently serve over 6,500 students each year and plan to grow to over 10,000 in the next several years.
The rapid growth in the Orlando metropolitan area, particularly in our service area of Lake and Sumter Counties, is driving growth, innovation, and workforce demand in an array of industries offering high-skill, high-wage positions. By rapidly adapting and responding to this demand, Lake-Sumter State College will continue to be the premier workforce engine driving training and education opportunities in these counties.
This is an exciting time at Lake-Sumter State College! When you join our team, you’l...l have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with incredible faculty and staff who are focused on making a real difference in the lives of students in our community. Together, we will create a significant impact to meet the needs of today’s students and prepare for future generations.
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Real Florida. Real Close. Central Florida offers the best of both worlds – scenic beauty, including over 1,100 lakes and countless parks and trails, and connections to the Orlando area, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Whether you’re looking for adventure at one of Central Florida’s 12 theme parks, shopping, lakes and beaches, nature trails and parks, and a plethora of arts and culture, you’ll find it within reach in Central Florida.
Lake-Sumter State College and its employees are proud to be part of this community and all it offers. Join us, and we’ll introduce you to all our area has to offer!