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Assistant Controller

Company: Univercity of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Assistant Controller

Job Description:

This position oversees and provides effective leadership and day-to-day management of the University Auxiliary Accounting office in Finance and Accounting. This incumbent is responsible to provide financial oversight and guidance for the University Auxiliary operations/Fee-for-Service Educational Activities (FSEAs), coordinate the annual Service Center Rate Reviews, prepare reports for leadership, leads the Auxiliary Advisory Committee meetings, and provides financial reporting assistance to FSEAs as required. This position assists in internal and external audits related to auxiliaries, unrelated business income tax, and sales tax.

Examples of Work (These are not all inclusive, nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed):

This position is responsible in assisting Fee-for-Service Educational Activities (FSEAs) across campus in procedural matters and reporting requirements. As well as provides general accounting and financial reporting assistance to FSEA units. This includes assisting units with compliance with laws, policies, administrative rules, and other guidelines governing operations within Fee-for-Service Educational Activities and the rate setting process. This position oversees the application and review process of new units by the Auxiliary Advisory Committee, including providing review and recommendations on the requests to ensure compliance.

The incumbent assists with consolidation and filing university-wide Unrelated Business Income tax, Sales tax, and other local taxes. In coordination with University Tax Services, examine university revenues to evaluate taxability as unrelated business income and sales tax.

This position ensures a high level of performance, achievement of goals, and quality of results through managers and team members and actively supports and contributes to the Finance & Accounting commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Monitors work allocation, evaluates employee performance, makes recommendations for personnel actions and motivates staff to achieve peak productivity and performance.

The incumbent ensures a customer-service based environment and evaluates business processes for effectiveness in providing quality customer service to all relevant stakeholders. They maintain and update FSEA directives and provides ongoing training to the Campus community as requested or assigned.

This position analyzes and evaluates current billing, accounts receivable and other business processes and recommends actions to streamline processes or improve operational efficiencies. As well as monitors the effectiveness of existing technology and systems for enhancement or improvement opportunities.

Expected Salary:

$80,500 - $85,000 annually; commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA preferred, but not required.
  • The successful candidate will be an innovative and proactive thinker with the ability to drive change and transformation.
  • Demonstrated success in leadership, with excellent interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills.
  • The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations and develop appropriate fiscal policies, procedures, business processes and systems in a complex and decentralized environment, including the ability to work collaboratively across internal boundaries to achieve results.
  • Proven ability to translate operational issues into useful solutions. Special Instructions to Applicants:

    In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume, cover letter and a list of professional references.

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    Health Assessment Required:

    Advertised: 25 Aug 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: 10 Sep 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

Keywords: Univercity of Florida, Gainesville , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Gainesville, Florida

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