Controller

Posted: 12/01/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is seeking applications for a Controller. This position is responsible for the financial operations of the institution; provides financial reporting; coordinates the annual audit of the institution; manages cash flow; supervises the Accounting department, Accounts payable department and Payroll department; reports directly to the Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting required; Master’s degree preferred. Five (5) or more years’ managerial experience in Finance or Accounting required. CPA Certification preferred. Experience in comparable institution of higher education preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong leadership and organizational skills, the ability to work independently and make value judgements, which may set new policy. The ability to exhibit a high degree of tact, energy, and resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations and people. Working knowledge of business software and Microsoft Office.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Controller