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Full time
Posted 8 months ago

McPherson College seeks outstanding applicants for the full-time, 12-month, exempt position of Controller. This position reports to the VP of Finance and is eligible for college benefits.

Essential functions include but are not limited to directing financial reporting and accounting activities of the college; work to transform systems, processes and controls; create and administer policies and procedures aimed at maintaining a strong fiscal operation and controlling the assets of the college; directing financial audits; compliance with state and federal regulations; involvement in budgeting, analysis and forecasting; providing strong leadership for business office staff and building an effective team; interpret technical financial information presented in various formats in order to analyze, record, and report in the financial system; communicate effectively, positively, and professionally with management, students, staff, faculty and vendors.

Qualifications include:

  • A college degree is required in Accounting or a related field. A licensed CPA or plan to sit for the exam is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of progressive accounting, management and administrative experience required.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organized self-starter, who pays attention to detail and is able to work on a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and financial software, preferably in an academic environment.
  • Experience managing a team, preferably a business, accounting or finance team, to include the planning and directing the work of others.
  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a busy office environment.
  • Honesty, integrity, and confidentiality are imperative.

Apply via the online application below and include cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references.

The position is open until filled.

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