The University of Miami (UM), a vibrant and diverse academic community, welcomes applications, inquiries, and nominations for the position of Associate Controller—External Audits. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and innovative accounting and audit leader to play a critical role on behalf of one of America’s top research universities during a pivotal period of time. As the university continues to advance its transformational mission, theAssociate Controller--External Audits will play a key role in implementing this progressive audit model. Serving as the liaison between the University and the external audit firms, the Associate Controller will oversee an effective audit process through an efficient flow of information, documentation and communication. This inaugural role is responsible for informing leadership of potential risk as well ensuring the university is taking proper safeguards. Responsible for ensuring audits are being performed as efficiently and effectively as possible, the individual stepping into this cutting-edge role will serve as the primary point of contact for all interactions pertaining to the external audit process and will be given ample opportunities for professional development and career progression.
Founded in 1925, UM has evolved from a teaching university, to an incipient research institution, to a modern-day Carnegie Very High Research Activity (“Research One”) university boasting South Florida’s only academic health system, top-ranked programs in marine and atmospheric sciences, and a growing innovation ecosystem tied to one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse metropolitan areas. UM aspires to be a global university with a distinct hemispheric advantage in a city considered by many to be the “capital” of Latin America. In approaching its centennial, UM has prioritized mission-driven research, education for life, a preeminent academic health system, hemispheric leadership, and administrative excellence, and has specifically highlighted the critical role of engineering and the natural sciences in the strategic, transformative initiatives that will push these priorities forward.
UM, located on a 239-acre campus in Coral Gables, is integral to the intellectual and cultural community of the greater Miami area. Over 16,000 faculty and staff provide a robust educational experience to over 17,000 students from across the country and around the world. The University's 12 colleges and schools offer more than 180 majors and programs. UM ranks 49th in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s evaluation of the nation’s top universities, and many of its graduate programs also rank highly among the nation’s best.
Inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications should be submitted via Isaacson, Miller at www.imsearch.com/7828. Electronic submission of materials is preferred.
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