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Morehouse. College

Location: AtlantaGA 30314 Document ID: AC200-5L36 Posted on: 2018-05-2105/21/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
Salary: $120000 -- $140000
Minimum Education: Bachelors2018-06-20

Associate VP for Business & Finance/Controller

Position Title:      Associate Vice President for Business and Finance/Controller


  • The Controller is responsible for the accounting, internal control, and financial reporting functions at Morehouse College.

  • The Controller is responsible for maintaining the Banner Financial accounting system, general ledger accounting, the year end audit (serves as audit liaison to the independent auditor), the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements, including tax compliance.

  • This position ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, such as tax regulations, generally accepted accounting principles, and reporting requirements.

  • The position is also responsible for the developing and maintaining of the accounting operating procedures and for the retention and safety of the accounting records and files.

  • Units’ currently reporting to the Controller includes the grants and contracts accounting office, the accounting department, payroll, and accounts payable.



  • The successful candidate must be detail oriented and have demonstrated experience with a complex database computerized accounting system.

  • Preference will be given to the candidate with complex database computerized accounting system experience (Ellucian’s Banner financial systems) and SQL.

  • FASB accounting experiences strongly desired.

  • Fund accounting endowment and experience in a nonprofit environment is strongly desired.

  • The candidate must have hands on experience and working knowledge of Microsoft suite applications (Word, Excel, Presentation and Access) with particular strengths in the use of access and other database application in designing reports.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance required

  • Strong preference for an individual with a CPA and 7+ years of successful experience that includes direct responsibility for supervision of the accounting staff (general accounting, grant accounting, accounts payable and related accounting functions).

  • MBA\MA\CPA strongly desired.



  • Frequent standing, walking, and sitting for extended periods of time is required

  • Lifting 20lbs as needed

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

  • Some travel required


    Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.



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