Gannon University, a diocesan Catholic university, invites applications for the position of Controller. The successful candidate is a trusted, high integrity, strategic partner who works with the Leadership Team and extends the reach of finance from compliance fulfillment reporting to critical analysis of business issues. The Controller leads a team that collaborates across the University to advance fiscal and organizational health. Responsible for the financial systems and accounting functions, the Controller manages day-to-day financial operations and prepares, analyzes, and interprets financial data for management, control, planning and forecasting purposes. The Controller serves as a key contributor to the improvement of business processes, including the integration of technology solutions with operational processes. Must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or a related field; CPA; MBA with a finance concentration preferred. Seven to ten years of experience in positions of increasing fiscal responsibility, preferably in higher education, is required along with five years of supervisory experience; must be proficient with Microsoft Office and ERP systems. Familiarity with Ellucian Colleague is a plus. Successful candidates must be strategic thinkers and collaborators with excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Gannon University, located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiterie.com.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusion and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.