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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Controller External Link to Posting Department Controller - 35100 Vacancy Number E327 Position Number 1576 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Controller reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and serves as a member of the financial leadership team. The Controller oversees Accounts Payable, Payroll, General Accounting, Travel, Accounts Receivable, Student Accounts, Tax Accounting, and Financial Reporting.

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited university

List the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position

•Five years of progressive fiscal responsibility
•Demonstrated skills and proficiency with leadership and supervision
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Evidence of building collegian relationships and effective work groups across departments
•Experience with office productivity software
•Ability to prioritize, manage and successfully complete multiple tasks
•Thorough knowledge of accounting theories, principles, and systems design
•Ability to interpret and apply complex laws and regulations

Preferred formal education, professional skills and work experience

•Master of Science Accountancy (MSA), MBA, or closely related degree
•Ten years of progressive fiscal responsibility
•Certified Public Accountant
•Experience in higher education and/or governmental accounting

Primary purpose of the division, department, and/or grant

The Finance team within the Division of Business Affairs supports the University’s mission, strategic vision, goals, and objectives by providing key financial services efficiently and effectively. The Finance team provides financial services directly to students and the campus community. Units within Finance include the Controller’s Office, the Office of Budget and Financial Analytics, Purchasing Services, and Financial Systems.

College/School Information University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions Months Per Year 12 Months Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions Job Posting Date 03/15/2019 Priority Consideration Date 04/19/2019 Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents to Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you hold a Bachelors' Degree in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited university?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
      • UNCW Facebook Page
      • UNCW Twitter Account
      • UNCW Website
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
      • Craigslist
      • Other Social Media Tools
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Other




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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 5/24/2019
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