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 and Purchasing.

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 the Director of Purchasing, Administrative Services Coordinator, and two Assistant Controllers, who in turn supervise all federal and state compliance issues, accounts payable/receivables, payroll, fixed assets, restricted fund management, and financial audits. Other duties include analyzing and maintaining internal customer systems and computing performance indicators. The Controller is responsible for budget development, 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. All other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Adminstrative Services.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, and a minimum of five years advanced accounting experience is required. Three years experience supervising a minimum of three employees, and experience with automated accounting systems is required. CPA or CMA 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.

Physical Requirements: Varied sitting, standing, bending, walking. Ability to lift up to 25lbs related equipment/office supplies. All candidates are subject to a Criminal Background Investigation prior to any offer of employment.

Starting Salary


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