R0001639 – Controller, Director of Financial Services

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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications for Controller, Director of Financial Services (R0001639). This position oversees accounts payable, payroll, financial aid reconciliation, and the general accounting and fixed assets functions of the university. The incumbent recommends related policies and reports directly to the associate vice chancellor for finance. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university; a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in accounting or financial management in progressively responsible positions; and five (5) years of progressive management and direct supervision experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Ten (10) or more years of professional accounting or financial management experience; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate and/or MBA; ten (10) years of management experience in a higher education environment; prior work experience in public higher education; familiarity with the State of Arkansas or public higher education fiscal and accounting processes and procedures; and breadth of experience with client-server-based financial information systems, preferably Ellucian Banner and/or Workday.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background, financial history, sex offender registry check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the position's requirements. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.​

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.