Rider University invites applications for an Associate Vice President and Controller. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer, this individual will plan, direct and monitor the accounting and financial activities of the University including financial and tax reporting, payroll and accounts payable, and treasury management. The Associate Vice President and Controller will act as liaison with the Audit & ERM Committee and Business Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees, and with the external auditors, brokers, granting agencies, banks, investment advisors, et al. The successful candidate will evidence effective interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills, and the ability to contribute at both the strategic and operational levels.
Minimum of 10 years accounting experience with evidence of increasing levels of responsibility including staff supervision, with a strong preference for experience in higher education or a not-for-profit setting
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
Master's degree and/or Certified Public Accountant
Demonstrated effective interaction with cabinet members and governing board members
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."