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Assistant Controller for Shared Accounting and Financial Services

Apply now Job no: 495777
Department: Controllers Office
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Finance, Budget, Accounting
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No


Job Title:

Assistant Controller for Shared Accounting and Financial Services

Job Summary:

Directs the activities of the Shared Accounting and Financial Services Department to include the administration, coordination and analysis of budgets, financial policies, procedures, and planning to fulfill departmental requirements.


Prepares, monitors and reviews annual budgets for each business unit within Campus Services and other auxiliary and administrative units as assigned. Works closely with directors in the preparation and development of auxiliary budgets, working strategically to consider the present and future financial needs and performance of these departments. 0.3; Directs the operation of the Campus Services Business Office. Supervises financial analysts, a contract manager and other business office staff within the department. Administers financial processes necessary for maintaining a fully functioning business office; Continuously seeks business process improvements through Lean techniques. 0.1; Conducts financial analyses and develops regular financial reports, including dashboard summaries, and takes actions necessary to assure that these department's financial goals are currently met and are prepared to meet future needs. 0.3; Develops metrics and tracking process for all units. Oversees comprehensive financial planning models, forecasting tools, timely tracking processes, and monitoring systems in collaboration, complying with best practices and generally accepted accounting and budget principles. 0.3.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; 8 years or more of experience; minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible budget or financial management experience required

Desired Qualifications:

Master's degree; a demonstrated strong working knowledge and application of Miami University.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated management and leadership experience requiring a high level of diplomacy and professionalism; thorough knowledge of budgeting principles, accounting practices and internal controls.


A strong working knowledge of the university's business intelligence tool and its accounting and budgeting systems preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach Resume, Cover letter and 3 References

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.

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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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