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Assistant Comptroller for Financial Reporting

The College of Saint Rose
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 5, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling over 3,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences.

Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

In 2020, the College proudly celebrated its Centennial. Our students, alumni and employees treasure the century of impact Saint Rose has made on the world. Consider becoming an employee who believes in the promise the next 100 years holds for this special institution.

Job Description:

The Assistant Comptroller for Financial Reporting is responsible for the accounting, reporting and reviewing of endowment investments and grants received by the College. This area includes review of donations, allocations of income, and accounting for investments related to the endowment fund. Review, reconcile, report and compliance verification of all federal financial aid funds and outside grants received by the College. This area also includes review of federal regulations and completion of the College's tax return.


  1. Monitors all College and Federal financial aid accounting policies and ensures the College is in timely and accurate compliance.
  2. Ensures the complete, accurate accounting and reporting (monthly, quarterly, annually) of all financial records for the College endowment fund and all federal grant programs.
  3. Unitizes and manages distribution of endowment unitized funds and earnings to appropriate restricted and unrestricted accounts.
  4. Conducts review of revenue and expenditures, prepares required financial data and report, and assures proper accounting transactions are made in support of the College's endowment and financial aid fund management.
  5. Reviews the monthly endowment investment statements for accuracy and compliance with College investment guides.
  6. Prepares required analysis and processes required accounting transactions for the endowment investment accounts, endowment fund and restricted grants, including preparation of excel spreadsheets and reconciliation with the general ledger.
  7. Resolves problems relative to federal financial aid funds in conjunction with the Bursar's and Financial Aid Office.
  8. In conjunction with Institutional Advancement, prepares required financial data, analysis and annual reports associated with the endowment fund including stewardship reports and NACUBO reporting.
  9. Coordinates the College's operating funds, and maintains a positive cash flow.
  10. Preparation of the College's annual tax filing in conjunction with the auditors.
  11. Preparation of the College's annual and quarterly financial statements in conjunction with the Comptroller.
  12. Annual W2 processing and quarterly federal and state tax filings.
  13. Advises other College departments regarding compliance with College policies and federal regulations. Identifies irregularities and works in conjunction with other departments to ensure corrections are made.
  14. Performs monthly billing for State and Federal Grants.
  15. Requests federal funds electronically and request transfers within the compliance time frame
  16. Completes excel spreadsheets, and invoicing for grants, compiles journal entries and inputs into the Ellucian Banner System.
  17. Completes third party tuition revenue billing in conjunction with the Registrar's Office.
  18. Oversees Accounts Payable and Payroll. Supervises the Payroll Accountant, Payroll Coordinator, Accountant, and Accounts Payable Coordinator.
  19. Performs other responsibilities and serves on committees as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Financial Reporting and Comptroller.


  1. B.S. in Accounting or related business field
  2. CPA license
  3. Minimum of three years' experience in accounting related field
  4. Expertise with Excel and Microsoft Word
  5. Experience in fund accounting, federal financial aid and grant accounting preferred
  6. Managerial experience preferred
  7. Experience with Ellucian Banner preferred

Additional Information:

In addition to salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request will provide its annual security report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at

When appropriate, based on the facts and circumstances of each particular situation, the College may agree to sponsor a foreign national for the most appropriate non-immigrant visa and/or permanent visa for such foreign national based upon the needs of the College. The College's visa sponsorship policy covers certain full-time faculty tenure track positions with respect to current and prospective employees who may require sponsorship for a visa or a nonimmigrant status. This visa sponsorship policy does not apply to non-tenure track faculty positions, part-time faculty positions, visiting faculty positions, or temporary faculty positions. Nor does this visa sponsorship policy apply to administrative, support, technical or other positions. Exceptions to the prior prohibitions may be made in circumstances where the College, in its discretion and on a case-by-case basis, decides to provide visa sponsorship for certain staff positions. The College retains the right to make decisions about visa sponsorship that support the College's business and academic needs, including providing visa sponsorship for only certain academic titles. Visa sponsorships are based solely on the needs of the College and at the sole discretion of the College.

The College of Saint Rose participates in E-Verify. If hired, we will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, the College is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the College can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a College of Saint Rose Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (Required, as this is a demonstration of your writing skills)

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