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Beacon College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to affirmative action and advocates a drug-free environment. Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
Office of Human Resources
Beacon College is dedicated to attracting talented, high caliber staff and supporting all employees in their professional development. Positions currently open are listed below:
Beacon College was the first undergraduate institution in the United States accredited to award bachelor degrees primarilyto students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. We are committed to student success, offering academic and personal support services that help each student achieve his/her life goals. Beacon College is a growing community that is welcoming, accepting, and supportive of each community member. Set in the historic downtown of Leesburg, Florida, amidst beautiful lakes, Beacon College is close to Orlando and within an easy drive of many other points of interest in Florida. We are currently recruiting a Controller reporting to the Vice President of Finance & Administration/CFO.
Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO, the Controller oversees the efficient, accurate, and timely performance and operation of the accounting and financial reporting functions of the College. The Controller oversees payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounting, grant accounting, construction/capital accounting, purchasing and budgeting. Responsibilities also include fiscal overview of federal grants and contracts; federal/state financial reporting, budget preparation; internal financial reporting; financial analyses; internal auditing and independent audit preparation; and other supervisory, oversight, management and analytical functions as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and professional accounting management experience, including administrative, management, and accounting skill-sets. A knowledge of non-profit and educational financial practices, grant, and contract financial administration, including experience in federal grant administration. Strong analytical, communication, leadership, inter-personnel and organizational skills are necessary. Requires excellent organizational skills, including planning, work scheduling and task completion plus a knowledge of computerized database programs for financial operations,. Ability to work, and direct the work of others, independently and to exercise sound professional judgment. Requires the ability to interpret and explain financial data to non-specialists and to communicate with all management staff and all employees and to represent Beacon College with distinction to a wide and varied array of people such as students, parents, external vendors and contractors, external financial oversight personnel, and federal administrators and auditors. Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential data.
Application: Candidates should apply with a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to: the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management. E-mail submissions are preferred and can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beacon College offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefit program and rewarding employment in a growing educational community. Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Beacon College seeks qualified and diverse candidates with multicultural experience including members of protected class groups. To find out more about the Beacon College community please browse our website.