University Controller

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University Controller

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Another Source’s client, Lewis-Clark State College, is recruiting a Controller to join their team in Lewiston, Idaho.   


Located in the LC Valley, Lewis-Clark State College (LC State) is a unique small-college that is student-centered and provides a hands-on experience. LC State is a place where students can explore options and opportunities that range from bachelor’s degrees focused on liberal arts and sciences, to professional studies, to career-technical and community education. 


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About the role: 

This position is responsible for the operation of the college’s financial accounting system including receipts and disbursements. The primary responsibilities include financial statement presentation and financial oversight of treasury management, accounts payable, payroll, and supervision of respective personnel. This position also assists the Lewis-Clark State College Foundation with financial statement review.  The Controller’s and Budget office is a component of Financial Services that is part of the Administrative Services college unit.  The departments work together to manage the financial aspects of the institution. 


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Anticipated salary range: 




93 percent employer paid medical, vision, and dental insurance for employees and dependents. 
Generous tuition discount which includes $5 per credit for employees and spouses, as well as 50 percent off of tuition for dependent children up to age 26. 
Sick and Vacation accrual program; 11 paid holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave. 
A generously matched retirement. 
A free onsite fitness facility with a strong wellness program that allows LC State employees to live healthy, balanced lives. 


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What you will be doing in your role: 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Oversee college checking and savings accounts including responsibility for all receipts, disbursements, and banking activity including investing excess funds.    
Oversee annual independent audit and prepare annual and quarterly financial statements. 
Oversee departmental copy machine acquisition and administration. 
Oversee property, plant and equipment accounting. 
Serve on planning, assessment, and search committees. 
Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Finance and Administration. 
Review and approve journal entries and various account reconciliations. 
Provide input/insight related to financial management aspects of the college’s transition to digital platforms.   
Take a proactive and hands on approach to streamlining and making business operations more efficient.  
Assist the Lewis-Clark State College Foundation with financial statement review and annual audit.   

What we would like to see from you: 

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field. 
Designation as a certified public accountant (CPA). 
Demonstrated progressively responsible financial management experience.  
Financial experience in higher education. 
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). 
Experience managing financial operations.  
Experience analyzing and preparing financial statements. 
Experience preparing audit work papers and working with external auditors on a Single Audit.  
Experience analyzing and modifying reporting software to assist in preparing financial reports. 
Background experience in accounting with accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepaids, and accruals. 
Familiar with institutional financing.  
Experience managing financial accounting staff. 
High-level qualitative and quantitative analytical skills to identify and solve a wide range of business problems. 


Preferred qualifications: 

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a related field. 
Experience using an enterprise resource planning system (ERP).   


AA/EEO Statement  

Lewis-Clark State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all programs, services, and facilities, including applications, programs, admissions, and employment. 


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis.  We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 

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Lewis-Clark State College
Marcie Glenn

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