The University Controller plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and soundness of the institution. The incumbent is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive system of internal controls and for keeping senior leadership apprised of the financial condition of the University. Responsible for the continuous refinement of administrative controls and systems to ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional policies and procedures and the latest accounting practices. Provide safeguards for the University’s assets. Ascertain and compare actual performance against established standards and communicate results to appropriate levels of leadership. Prepare financial reports as required to satisfy federal, state and higher education requirements. Consult to senior leadership on the validity of fiscal and overall operational objectives and ascertain the effectiveness of policies, procedures and organizational structure in place to achieve such objectives. Stay abreast of changes occurring in various professional bodies of authority, such as FASB, GASB, and federal regulations (e.g., OMB Uniform Guidance).
Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (SF00955).
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume and (#3) “Other Document” – names and contact information of three professional references.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by August 28, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by September 18, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (September 18, 2020) may not be given full consideration.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: SF00955
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