The Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller handles high-level accounting, managerial accounting, and oversees the financial activities of the university. Overseeing accounting services, purchasing department and business office/student accounts, the Associate Vice President/Controller will manage and supervise all aspects of work and personnel; and assist with the development of internal controls policies, procedures, and financial planning as needed. ESSENTIALDUTIES • Manages all aspects of accounting; billing, financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, inventory accounting, revenue recognition and various special analysis. • Maintain documented system of accounting policies and operations; update as necessary. • Oversee payments of all accounts; ensuring all accounts are paid on time. • Process accounts and collecting payments. • Oversee all payments made for debts, bank loans, and other large quantities of money. • Monitor cash and funding balances. • Keep an organized filing system of all accounts, statements, transactions, payments and debts. • Prepare and organize financial statements for record and review. • Prepare quarterly and annual financial reports as necessary. • Manage the quarterly and annual budgets and forecasts. • Advise on financial analyses and decision-marking regarding capital investment, pricing, contract negotiations, significant costs, benchmarks and other matters with management and VP of Finance and Administration. • Organize information and statement for audits and both internal and external auditors. • Define, benchmark and implement operational best practices. • Complying with all local, state, and federal laws regarding finances, tax filings and reporting. Ensuring the university complies with all additional legal and regulatory requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in accounting or related field. Previous experience as an accounting, accounting supervisor or manager. Minimum of five years Higher Education experience
About Missouri Western State University
Missouri Western State University has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the state of Missouri and beyond. We are a four-year, state-supported institution providing a variety of degree programs and offering professional master’s degrees, four-year baccalaureate degrees, two-year associate degrees, pre-professional transfer programs and one-year certificates. In addition, the University offers seminars, conferences and workshops suited to the needs of the community.
Students come from throughout the United States and more than 30 countries. And our alumni live and work around the world. From its humble beginnings in 1915, Missouri Western continues to deepen its impact on the community, region, nation and world.