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Associate Vice President/Controller (Job S#310)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jun. 17, 2022
Title Associate Vice President/Controller (Job S#310)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Vice-(President/Provost/Chancellor)
  • Financial Planning/Budget Management

Position: Associate Vice President/Controller                   
Department: Kresge Center/BFA

Status: Full-Time                                             

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Associate Vice President/Controller will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice President of Business Affairs/Chief Financial Officer (VPBA/CFO), the incumbent will:

Prepare  accurate and timely monthly  and annual  comparative  accrual  basis financial  statements, including variance analysis, cash flow statements, and cash flow projections
Coordinate  audits by independent  auditors, including  the financial statements  audit, A-133 audits, and other audits as required
Provide requested financial reports to the External and Internal Auditors
Coordinate the preparation of federal, state, and local tax returns including Form 990, Form 990-T, State Franchise taxes, etc.
Ensure that employee payrolls are made on a timely basis and withholdings  are deposited with the appropriate agencies within the required deadlines
Devise and implement policies and procedures to safeguard the assets of the University and ensure colleagues have a thorough understanding of these policies and procedures
Ensure staff members receive sufficient training to perform their essential job duties
Keep the VPBA/CFO informed on matters affecting the University’s operations
Develop a Financial Dashboard that is updated monthly
Consult with the Deans and Department/Unit Heads on accounting and reporting issues
Support modernization projects
Prepare and direct the preparation of annual reports and Ad Hoc endowment  financial reports on a timely basis

Direct Reports

Accounting Manager
Payroll Manager

Indirect Reports

Director of Grants and Contracts
Director of Financial Services and Cost Management

Perform other duties as assigned


Baccalaureate degree in Accounting
Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), CMA, and/or an MBA
Seven years of supervisory experience as a Controller and or Director/Manager of Accounting
Excellent analytical, written, and communication skills
Hands-on manager, capable of motivating and training staff
Ability to work both independently and within a collegial team environment

Commensurate with education, training, and experience

Additional Position Information:

Preferred experience in college and university accounting for private and/or public institutions
Ellucian Colleague experience desired
This position may require weekends and after normal work hours to perform job responsibilities
This position will require limited travel
This position is not through restricted funding
This is not a temporary position

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: 
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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