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ATSU - Controller, Budgets and Financial Reporting

A.T. Still University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2024

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ATSU - Controller, Budgets and Financial Reporting

Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Requisition Number: ATSUC002717
Full Time
Kirksville, MO 63501, USAKirksville, MO 63501, USA

Job Details

The Controller, Budgets and Financial Reporting manages the fiscal functions of the University in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and with financial management techniques and practices appropriate for institutions of higher education. This person supervises the financial reporting, financial planning, budgeting, and budget analysis, student accounts function, finance controls and reporting, purchasing, and mail services.

Job Duties
  • Oversee university financial functions to ensure compliance, timely reporting, and accuracy.
  • Development and completion of audited financial reports, proper filing of tax returns, and other financial reporting.
  • Advise on financial matters.
  • Maintain accuracy of financial reporting and financial accounting.
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Compliance with regulatory bodies such as governmental funding agencies.
  • Assist on matters impacting compliance with financial functions.
  • Coordinate development and monitoring of budgets.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • Seven years or more of varied types of accounting experience and supervision of staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures, general ledger functions, month-end/year-end close process and experience with creating financial accounting statements.
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Experience with tax regulations and compliance.
  • Must be self-motivated with a collaborative style, and possess excellent analytical, research, organizational and verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to interact with upper management and capability to present and explain financial data and analysis to both finance and non-finance audiences.
  • Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of output while meeting work deadlines.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Team-oriented approach to work and success.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages and strong MS Excel skills.
  • Must support the mission and values of A.T. Still University.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Accounting experience with private higher education institutions.
  • MBA or Master of Accountancy.
  • Proven working experience as a financial controller.
  • Experience with Microsoft GP Dynamics ERP, Microsoft Management Reporter, and XLerant BudgetPak software.
  • Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at ATSU will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:








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