Under the direction of the Vice President for Finance, the Controller provides strong leadership to facilitate critical planning for the quality and administration of PCOM's financial services including: accounting, payroll, budgeting, grants and compliance reporting, external audits, internal financial and compliance audits, internal controls, accounts payable, student accounting, cashiering, Bursar's Operations, and the Grant and Contracts Operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
Prepares PCOM's consolidated and subsidiary financial statements and ensures development, documentation, and access to all policies and procedures supporting the accounting and financial service functions at PCOM.
Ensures an appropriate system of internal controls, monitoring financial accounting systems to ensure efficient operations.
Reviews and analyzes accounting data and management reports to ensure that all information properly reflects the PCOM financial position and results of operation.
Oversees the financial operations and services of PCOM, ensuring financial activity is in compliance with all regulations such as GAAP, GASB, SAS, State and federal regulations and with PCOM's policies and procedures.
Serves as the primary point of contact for all internal and external financial and compliance audits; manages all audits including compiling documentation, preparing audit schedules and resolving audit issues; addresses outstanding audit issues; coordinates the timely preparation and review of audit schedules, financial statements and reports for internal and external and other stakeholders.
Leads and manages the monthly and statutory year-end closing including analysis of trial balances; verifying assets, revenue, expenditures, and fund balance.
Monitors accounting systems and data to ensure an efficient and effective operations that facilitates accurate reporting and ensures appropriate internal controls.
Supervises and reviews financial analysis; preparesPCOM's consolidated financial statements and other reports required for internal and external auditors, State regulators, governmental agencies, Board of Trustees and other interested parties.
Oversees the Bursar's office to ensure the integrity of student accounts and cashiering including the tracking of accounts receivables.
Other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree required in Accounting, Finance, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Master's degree in Business Administration or related field.
Minimum of six (6) years of progressive, relevant work experience in accounting operations management and finance that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties and responsibilities
Comprehensive administrative experience as an accounting supervisor, accounting manager, or controller, preferably from a higher education environment.
Experience coordinating external audits; demonstrated experience in process improvement and internal control development, implementation, and monitoring.
Demonstrated organizational ability to interpret and implement federal, state, and local laws and regulations as they pertain to accounting procedures and policies for institutions of higher education.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
Internal Number: 002721
About Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
For more than a century, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has provided high quality, hands-on training in osteopathic medicine. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it-adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve.
At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia, PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals. Both campuses feature modern facilities and state-of-the-art technologies, all part of an innovative learning environment designed for collaboration and interaction.
Now, with our new location in South Georgia, we look forward to providing the same educational excellence that has made PCOM a national leader in osteopathic medical training and a respected force in our other professional and graduate program offerings. PCOM South Georgia will be located in Moultrie. Georgia-the Colquitt County seat. The city features a beautiful downtown area which is home to a historic cour...thouse, the Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library, numerous specialty shops and more. Colquitt County is known for its thriving agricultural industry, the Colquitt County Arts Center, hunting preserves and natural recreation areas. PCOM South Georgia is expected to open in August of 2019.