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Controller at University of Idaho

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Accounting / Finance
University of Idaho

At a glance

Go Vandals! The University of Idaho is looking for a Controller to join the Division of Finance and Administration team. Founded in 1889 U of I is a land-grant university and the primary research university in the state. It is located in the heart of Moscow, a beautiful and charming city. The Controller is responsible for oversight of internal control systems and procedures with respect to university financial processes, financial reporting, and asset ownership. This is a great opportunity for an experienced accounting professional. Learn more and apply today!

Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, University of Idaho, is recruiting a Controller to join the Division of Finance and Administration team in Moscow, Idaho.


Here’s a little about the University of Idaho and the position they are recruiting for:



Division of Finance and Administration  

About U of I  

U of I Virtual Tour  

U of I – State of the University 2020 - 2021 



Why U of I?Are you brave and bold? Come be a part of the Vandal family!


About the Area:

Located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Palouse, Moscow is a great place to live, work and play! In addition to housing our residential campus, this safe, close-knit community offers amazing restaurants, arts and entertainment, shopping, recreational activities, and breathtaking natural beauty.


In fact, voted Moscow, Idaho as the number one place to raise a family in the United States.


Working at U of I:


Founded to make a difference:


The role:

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Finance, the Controller provides leadership for the University financial systems, financial reporting and a subset of the accounting and business service units within the Division of Finance and Administration (DFA).


The Controller is responsible for oversight of internal control systems and procedures with respect to university financial processes, financial reporting and asset ownership. Responsible for ensuring timely financial reporting for use by internal and external parties to enable them to have confidence in the financial management of the University. Responsible for providing complete, accurate, and timely business services in a manner that exemplifies customer service. Assists in development of long-term financial strategies and analysis for university administration and leadership and supports activities related to bond financing.


The Controller leads the design, development, and implementation of information systems and applications, directing the integration of DFA management applications with the institutional enterprise resource program (ERP), in support of the mission, goals, policies and procedures of the institution and DFA


Experience and Education You Will Bring:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business or related field with at least 20 semester credit hours in accounting.

8+ years related work experience, with 5+ years in supervisory or management capacity.

Practical experience with:

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);

Accounting systems in a large and complex operating environment; o Computerized ERP accounting systems;

Spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software, and database software; o Design and monitoring of internal controls;

Preparation and analysis of financial statements and supporting schedules; o Analysis and interpretation of wide array of financial data and reporting to recommend management and administrative action;

Preparing narrative reports including financial, statistical, and graphical analysis and conclusions;

Project management and providing technical guidance to members of a project team;

Analyzing complex systems and sub-systems in order to achieve maximum results within an integrated, decentralized management environment.


Experience We Prefer You Have:

Masters degree in accounting, business administration, or related field.

Professional certification, i.e., CPA, CMA, CGFM

Experience with governmental accounting and knowledge of GASB

Accounting experience in a university setting.

Knowledge of Banner or other Oracle-based financial systems

Experience working with public higher education, and especially a land grant University

Experience in business process analysis


The University of Idaho (U of I) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, U of I does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, genetic information or status as any protected veteran or military status in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions and educational programs.


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