Jun 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 102064

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
Under the administrative direction of the Associate Vice President for Finance, the Controller serves as the University's chief accounting and reporting officer and supports the University strategic plan through managing and directing core financial functions. The Controller leads four associate directors or managers (with an overall staff of approximately 70) with responsibility for all aspects of sponsored programs post award accounting, payroll, general accounting, financial reporting and forecasting, accounts payable, travel services, accounts receivable, student accounts, and tax and post bond issuance compliance activities. The Controller interacts and collaborates with financial leadership at each University campus, college, and administrative area. The Controller serves as a member of the AVP's senior leadership team.

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Required Qualifications:
Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and six (6) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least three (3) years of managerial experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment.

Posting Open Date: 06/16/2017

Posting Close Date: 7/28/2017

Open Until Filled: No

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