|Position Type||EHRA Staff|
|Title||Assistant Controller - Financial Operations|
|Work Schedule and Hours||
Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This employee in this position will have a typical administrative workload, with additional hours as needed to meet the needs of the University. Work schedule may be adjusted as needed to meet deadlines and priorities.
|Full-Time / Part-Time||Full-Time|
|Months per Year||12 Months|
The Assistant Controller reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller and supports UNC Asheville’s mission and strategic plan through managing and directing financial operations. The Assistant Controller has management and oversight responsibility for all aspects of the payroll, purchasing and accounts payable, accounts receivable, and student accounts functions.
This position provides direct strategic, operational, and project management support to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller for a wide range of financial reporting and operational directives as determined by the University’s various constituencies including but not limited to The Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, Senior staff, UNC General Administration.
The Assistant Controller assists in the formulation of and adherence to financial management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and generally accepted financial accounting reporting and auditing standards and requirements. The Assistant Controller is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, supervising and administering the daily operations, strategic objectives, and financial compliance for payroll, purchasing and accounts payable, accounts receivable, and student accounts, including the integrity of all financial records and reporting. The Assistant Controller is the champion of several operational systems that integrate into the ERP system such as the procurement and e-commerce systems. The success of major accounting and finance initiatives may depend upon the leadership provided by the position.
The Assistant Controller is responsible for reviewing, strengthening, and streamlining financial and accounting internal controls and daily operations to ensure protection of financial resources, and to minimize internal and external audit findings.
This position leads a team of three managers (Payroll, Director of Student Accounts, and Business Services) and 10 indirect reports in providing exceptional service. Our customers include; but are not limited to, our students, faculty, staff, internal and external auditors and governing bodies.
UNC Asheville’s Assistant Controller will seek to provide a high level of service to the University and its stakeholders that is competent, approachable, reliable, empathetic, and responsive.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
|Special Instructions to the Applicant||
Review of applications begins April 5, 2017, and continues until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.
Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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