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Mount Aloysius College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Mount Aloysius College seeks a highly qualified financial and accounting professional to join our team as a full-time Controller in the Business and Finance Department.  The Controller will assist the SVP for Administration & Strategy/Chief Financial Officer with planning, organizing and directing the financial affairs of the College. 

Responsibilities include oversight of accounting and financial reporting including financial statement audits, IRS reporting (990, W2, 1099, 1098t, etc.), grant reporting, and financial reporting for the Board of Trustees, Senior Administration and other constituent groups.  The Controller will also oversee student billing, accounts payable and payroll. The Controller will also develop and monitor the College’s operating budget and manage operating cash flow; ensure compliance with debt agreements; and reconcile and report on performance of the College’s endowment and other investments.  

The Controller will ensure appropriate internal controls and monitor compliance with college and department policies and procedures and applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations.  The Controller also leads the College’s risk management function which includes insurance policies, renewals and related activities.  

The Controller supervises the Assistant Controller and Payroll/Finance Manager and has indirect oversight of 5 additional staff members.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.  CPA strongly preferred.  Minimum ten (10) years of experience in accounting/finance positions of increasing responsibility including at least five (5) years of experience in a supervisory role.  Extensive knowledge of accounting and regulatory issues impacting non-profits is required.  Experience in a college or university setting is strongly preferred.   

Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Outstanding leadership skills including the ability to listen, communicate, and collaborate effectively with the College’s diverse stakeholders are essential.  Analytical skills and the ability and willingness to identify and implement creative solutions are also critical for this position. 

About Mount Aloysius College

Located in historic and scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania, Mount Aloysius College is a private, comprehensive and coeducational institution that combines a strong foundation in liberal arts, small class sizes and significant opportunities for personal and professional growth for students. We value diversity in our faculty, students and staff at all levels of instructional support. We further value continuous performance improvement and a faculty/staff committed to identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for improved student retention and success.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applicants must submit a resume with accompanying cover letter via Mount Aloysius College website at

Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (814) 886-6519.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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