The Malone University Business Office is conducting a search for a full-time Controller. This position is an essential member of the University Finance & Business Affairs team with responsibility for management and implementation of fiscal policies, procedures, accounting operations, financial reporting, audits and internal fiscal controls. The Controller provides senior and department level leadership with relevant and actionable financial analysis and data needed to make timely financial decisions. The Controller supervises the Business Office and seeks to engender appropriate access to and understanding of financial information and other resources throughout the institution in the university’s shared efforts to steward resources toward maximal missional impact and student-centered outcomes. The ability to articulate and support the University’s Evangelical Christian mission and embrace Malone’s Friends heritage with an expressed appreciation for Malone’s Foundational Principals and Educational Goals is required. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related discipline; and, five-to-seven years of progressively responsible finance, accounting, and operations experience is required. A Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with experience in accounting and management and a CPA is preferred. A demonstrated record of proven dedication to operational excellence displayed by a history of achieving advanced customer service and cross-departmental collaboration; a demonstrated ability to accurately forecast financial positioning; a demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret, and effectively communicate statistical information to internal and external constituents of the university; a demonstrated ability to apply cash management principles in accordance with established polices on investment funds; a demonstrated ability to manage capital projects and associated accounting; a thorough knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) and demonstrated ability to apply principles to organizational operations are essential. Experience with securing and managing student need based contracted services is preferred. A proven record of leadership, management, and supervisory acumen, including the ability to develop and manage a cohesive Business Office team is essential. The ability to promote diversity and cultural competencies within student relations is essential. A working knowledge of and the ability to implement best practices for accounting and operations is essential. Significant working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other business application software is necessary. Previous experience with Jenzabar or a comparable enterprise system is desired. Proven time management skills, the ability to prioritize and record keeping abilities are essential. Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of sensitive materials is mandatory. Understanding confidentiality in the use of student information (i.e., FERPA laws) is required. Current valid driver’s license and availability for regional travel is required. Hours per week are anticipated to vary based on the needs and fluctuations of service. Evening, weekend and overnight commitments will be necessary at times. A full job description can be viewed on the Malone University website, www.malone.edu, under Employment. Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to the attention of the Director of Human Resources at email@example.com.
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About Malone University
Celebrating more than 125 years of higher education, Malone University is a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church. With more than 14,000 living alumni, Malone provides a transformative, faith-integrated environment that equips its graduates with the skills necessary to serve, engage, and transform the communities in which they live and work.
Malone University once again ranks among the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest in a recent survey by U.S. News & World Report, achieving #75 among 173 institutions for 2018. Malone is also identified by U.S. News as a Best Value School, ranking 41st among 77 colleges and universities in the Midwest. College Consensus recently selected Malone as one of five institutions in Northeast Ohio to be included on their “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, and Washington Monthly again included Malone on their “Best Bang for the Buck” list based on its performance with graduation rates and test scores as well as price of education and graduates’ salaries. In 2018, the first-time pass rate for bachelor of science in nursing graduates on the National Cou...ncil Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) was 100%; similarly, in 2017, social work graduates passed the licensure exam at a rate of 100%, 29 percent higher than the national average. The University has had four faculty Fulbright Scholars in the last ten years and 80% of the full-time faculty have earned the terminal degree in their discipline.