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Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 10, 2023
Gannon University, a diocesan Catholic university, invites applications for the position of Controller. The successful candidate is a trusted, high-integrity, strategic partner who works with the Leadership Team and extends the reach of finance from compliance fulfillment reporting to critical analysis of business issues. The Controller leads a team that collaborates across the University to advance fiscal and organizational health. Responsible for the financial systems and accounting functions, the Controller manages day-to-day financial operations and prepares, analyzes, and interprets financial data for management, control, planning, and forecasting purposes. The Controller serves as a key contributor to the improvement of business processes, including the integration of technology solutions with operational processes. Must be able to support and promote the University's Mission.

Requirements include a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or a related field; CPA and MBA with a finance concentration preferred. Seven to ten years of experience in positions of increasing fiscal responsibility, preferably in higher education, is required along with five years of supervisory experience; must be proficient with Microsoft Office and ERP systems. Endowment and payroll experience is preferred and familiarity with Colleague is a plus. Successful candidates must be strategic thinkers and collaborators with excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Gannon University, located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusion and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references to Review of resumes will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon visit

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