Assistant Controller

Northwood University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Student Affairs, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Controller

Northwood University seeks an Assistant Controller to assist with University-wide administration of financial accounting, operations, external and internal reporting, budgeting, audit, investments, compliance, and insurance/risk management. This position reports to the Controller.

Key Responsibilities :

· Support the Controller and office staff to process financial information including general ledger accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investments, payroll, grants, plant/capital accounting, and donations.

· Assist with developing financial statements and managerial reports

· Assist with annual financial statement and retirement plan audits

· Assist with preparing information included in the annual budget and complete budget for leadership

· Manage the University’s treasury operations including cash flow forecasting and frequent transfer of funds via on-line banking system

· Prepare journal entries and assist with month-end closing process

· Assist in administering the University’s risk and insurance program


· Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Finance, or related field of study and at least 3 years of work experience in accounting, financial analysis, auditing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

· CPA license preferred

· Employment in a not-for-profit organization preferred

Northwood University has an institutional philosophy which emphasizes free enterprise in a context of limited government and individual responsibility. The ideal candidate will have a strong attraction to the mission and core values of Northwood University. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the University’s outcomes at .

Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision and life insurance; retirement benefits; generous leave plan; flex spending plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

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