Controller - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Controller reports directly to the Vice President for Administrative Services and is responsible for oversight of day-to-day operations of the Business Office via direct reports of the position.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Controller will maintain a system of internal controls that include separation of functional responsibilities and authorization and approval of procedures that give reasonable accounting control over assets, liabilities, and changes in fund balances. The position will supervise two Assistant Controllers, the Administrative Services Coordinator, and the Fixed Assets Supervisor, who in turn supervise all federal and state compliance issues, accounts payable/receivables, payroll, restricted fund management, fixed assets, and financial audits. Other duties include analyzing and maintaining internal customer systems and computing performance indicators. The Controller is responsible for budget development and is the chair of the budget committee, monitoring budget expenditures, financial analysis and reporting (both internal and external) and resolving related issues; and coordinating with departments in the forecasting and developing of long range financial needs. The Controller will supervise and evaluate Administrative Office personnel as assigned. Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, and a minimum of five years advanced accounting experience, two years supervisory experience, and experience with automated accounting systems required. CPA certification, Master’s degree in related field, background in college and/or university fund accounting and/or auditing highly desired. The successful candidate will be a conceptual, analytical and creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills, a commitment to the philosophy of stewardship, and an ability to research and interpret accounting topics and literature. The candidate should value diversity and be an effective communicator.

Starting Salary


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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: $70,000 - $75,000
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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