Controller

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601165 Position Category: Controller Job Title: Controller Position Code: 160X00 Position Type: Staff Department: Fiscal Affairs Nature of Work: Reporting to the VP for Administration & Fiscal Affairs, the Controller is responsible for maintaining the financial integrity of the institution. The Controller is responsible for the University's accounting and financial reporting functions and directs, coordinates, and oversees the University's various financial and accounting operations. The Controller establishes University accounting and financial policies and standards and manages monthly and fiscal year-end closing and financial reporting processes as well as a variety of accounting, tax, and related processes, policies and procedures. The Controller directs and oversees staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, payroll, and financial compliance. The Controller is responsible for establishing and maintaining a robust and effective internal control environment.
Facts About the Institution:
Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment. Training and Experience: *Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or business administration is required. Master's degree and/or C.P.A. are desirable. Ten or more full time years of progressively responsible experience in a state agency or university accounting environment with at least five years at the supervisory level is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Thorough knowledge and demonstrated competence in the areas noted above, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to perform detailed and comprehensive financial analysis and computations and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships are necessities. The successful candidate must work collaboratively to support the institution's academic mission in a student-centered environment. Testing Requirements: *Prepares the University's financial reports and serves as the primary liaison with external auditors for the University's financial statement audit, defined contribution plan audit, defined benefit plan audit, Uniform Guidance audit, NCAA agreed-upon procedures, and other required audits/reviews. Consistent with the mission and priorities of the University, establishes and carries out goals and objectives for the division. Designs, establishes, and maintains an organization structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the division's overall goals and objectives; directs and oversees the hiring, development, management, and evaluation of divisional staff. Ensures that technical accounting issues are promptly identified and addressed. Develops and maintains written accounting and financial policies and procedures. Advises VP and management on all accounting, tax, financial and internal control matters. Provides advice and support to faculty and staff on University accounting and financial matters, including training, as appropriate. Provides ad hoc financial analysis and reporting as required. Illustrative Examples of Work: Work with University departments to identify and evaluate operations with financial impact. Identify potential opportunities for improved efficiency and/or strengthened financial controls and assist the department directors in implementing corrective processes and procedures, as needed. Responsible for Cash Management including working closely with various banks on cash management issues, monitoring cash flow, monitoring potential fraud issues, ensuring the availability of cash for daily operations and the investment of excess funds in short term instruments; oversees the purchases of foreign currency and related hedging vehicles. Recommends to the VP for Administration & Fiscal Affairs strategies, objectives and procedures to improve University operations. Monitors and interprets changes in laws and regulations related to financing and financial reporting, evaluates their impact upon University activities, and develops and implements policy and procedural changes as required. Documents and monitors all Fiscal Affairs internal control processes and procedures to ensure that Albany State University's financial statements are fairly presented Posting Date: 08-04-2020 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1.00 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: General Operating (State) Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:Fringe Benefits:Salary:Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:
Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal
educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres
to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public
institutions of higher education.
The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all
students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran
status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the
policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws,
including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
(Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive
Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing
regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In
accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University
affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its
employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State
University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and
federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more
detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint
regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State
University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-
2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for
participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative
format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New
Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie
Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: DISABILITY STATEMENT:
Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or
facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at
229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents:Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter
Unofficial Transcript 1 Application Types Accepted: Staff Employment Application Quicklink for Posting: www.albanystatejobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=51964 function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;}

 

 

 

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