Excelsior College 16 reviews - Albany, NY

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The Controller is responsible for:
  • Both internal and external financial reporting.
  • Preparation of financial reports.
  • Projections of financial results.
  • Review and maintenance of internal controls.
  • Establishment and execution of financial policies and procedures.
  • Cash management.
  • Compliance with grant conditions.
  • Compliance with government regulations including federal financial assistance.
  • Oversight of all audits and the external auditing firm.
  • Compliance with federal and state tax laws as well as federal and state reporting requirements.
These positions report directly and indirectly to the Controller: senior accountant and three staff accountants.

This is a full-time position with benefits based in Albany, NY.

  • Administer the month end and year end close of the accounting records of the College insuring that all proper accruals and end of period adjustments have been accurately recorded.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements of the College and prepare the description of financial results for the College President to send to the Board of Trustees.
  • Prepare other financial reports as requested by constituent groups at the College.
  • Supervise the preparation for the year end audit of the financial records of the College by independent professional accountants.
  • Prepare draft financial statements for the College and prepare all audit schedules.
  • Manage the preparation for the annual audit of the Excelsior College Retirement Program and the A133 Audit of Federal Programs including the preparation of all appropriate financial schedules and reports.
  • Review and administer cash management policies, refund policies, and collection activities relative to Title IV financial aid.
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field from a regionally accredited institution and at least five years experience in a professional accounting position or in the financial administration of a complex organization is required.
  • Master's degree and not-for-profit accounting experience preferred, but not required.
  • Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and superb quantitative abilities.
  • Experience with integrated accounting systems and use of the information from such systems to generate financial reports is highly desirable.

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Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in...