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Assistant Comptroller

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  • Work Department: Business Services
  • Class Title/Code: Assistant Comptroller (0862)
  • Effective Date: Aug 7, 2020
  • Responsibilities:

    A(n) Assistant Comptroller typically -

    1. implements authorized policies, programs, and procedures within the division through subordinate supervisors; is responsible for the staffing, training, production, compliance, evaluation, and salary adjustments of personnel in the division.
    2. coordinates a variety of activities or units within the division; coordinates the activities of the division with others in the comptroller’s office or other divisions of the university.
    3. represents the division or, as delegated, the comptroller’s office to outside agencies or other areas of the university (such as state agencies, governing board offices, allied institutions, or other administrative offices of the university).
    4. performs the functions of the comptroller in his/her absence.
    5. provides guidance on financial or fiscal matters to university managers or administrators.
    6. may assist in the administration of the comptroller’s office as delegated by the comptroller (such as monitoring expenditures and recommending budget adjustments or management of personnel).
    7. may provide staff assistance to the comptroller, as delegated (such as completing special projects, directing the preparation of reports, etc.).
    8. performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:

     

    • Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation:
      1. credit for college training leading to a major in accounting, business administration/management, business-oriented data processing, auditing, or a closely related field
      2. progressively more responsible experience that provided a knowledge of generally accepted principles, theories, and practices used in one of the fields listed above and that was of such scope, level, and quality as to assure the applicant’s overall ability to undertake entry-level professional work in the field; such experience must be evaluated on the basis of its comparability to a normal curriculum in one of the academic programs listed above, taking into account the relationship of the experience to the content of the courses in the curriculum.

        * In substituting experience for education as provided above, it is recommended that, in order to ensure consistent application of these qualifications, the evaluation and verification of an applicant’s experience be accomplished through the cooperative efforts of the personnel office and an experienced professional in the appropriate field in the manner that will preserve the applicant’s anonymity.

        that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:

        • Bachelor’s degree (or 120 semester hours) of "A" = 1.0 unit
        • 3 years of "B" = 1.0 unit.

        Amounts of training or experience less than those listed above should be converted to decimal equivalents of 1.0 unit and added together when computing combinations of the different types of preparation.

    • Any one or any combination of the following types of additional preparation:
      1. credit for graduate-level college training with a major emphasis in accounting, business administration/management, business-oriented data processing, auditing, or a closely related field
      2. professional experience in accounting, business administration/management, business-oriented data processing, auditing, or a closely related field

        that totals 1.0 unit according to the following conversion rates:

        • Master’s degree (or 30 semester hours) of "A" = 1.0 unit
        • 9 months of "B" = 1.0 unit.

        Amounts of training or experience less than those listed above should be converted to decimal equivalents of 1.0 unit and added together when computing combinations of the different types of preparation.

    NOTE: Possession of a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) satisfies requirement 1 and one half (0.5 unit) of requirement 2 above.

    • five years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, finance, auditing, or a closely related field, three of which were in a supervisory or managerial capacity

     

  • Starting Salary: $4999/month
  • Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.