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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/23

Applications Due12/30/23

Vacancy ID145145

AgencyUniversity at Albany

TitleDeputy Controller

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $115000 to $120000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1400 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12222

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree from a college or university in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration or related program accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
•Five years of progressive work experience in business or financial operations, including but not limited to financial management and accounting, contracting, analyzing, and reporting financial data to leadership.
•Experience with managing a diverse set of functional areas with periods of high work volume with time sensitive deadlines.
•Ability to exercise independent judgement.
•Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
•Prior supervisory experience.
•Applicants must demonstrate an ability to develop inclusive and equitable relationships within our diverse campus community.
•Applicants must demonstrate an ability to support diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging relative to their role.

Preferred Qualifications

•Master’s degree and/or terminal degree (or equivalent) from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.
•Experience within Higher Education.
•Experience within New York State Government.

Duties Description Reporting to the University Controller, the Deputy Controller works closely with the Controller on a variety of fiscal and contractual matters impacting the University at Albany. This position works across all areas of the Controller’s unit including Procurement and Contracts, Accounting, Student Loan Service Center, and Institutional Service area (Parking & Mass Transit, Mail & Rapid Copy).

Responsibilities for this position include:

•Overseeing the revocable permitting process for the University by working closely with University Facilities Management, along with external and internal stakeholder to ensure the revocable permit process operates efficiently and submitted timely to the Controller for execution.
•Reviewing and executing non-monetary agreements, which includes but not limited to Memorandums of Agreement, Affiliation Agreements, and Data Use Agreements.

General Administrative
•On behalf of the Controller, work with University affiliated entities and organizations with regards to University fiscal matters, as appropriate.
•Lead the Account Classification committee.
•Oversee the University’s Accounting Office, which includes ensure revenue and expenditures are reported accurately and in a timely manner.

Controller – Empire Commons Student Housing (ECSH), Inc.
•Manage all financial matters for the Housing Corporation, including but not limited to:
oDevelopment and on-going monitoring of the ESCH budget
oInterfacing with bond holders for compliance and regulatory
oManaging corporate treasury operations (ex. banking)
oProcessing disbursements and purchase orders
oWorking closely with Corporation bookkeeper to ensure fiscal
•Oversee operational matters for the corporation, that include:
oWorking with University Facilities to develop the rolling plan
and capital and building improvement plans.
oWorking with the Residential Life Office, as appropriate to
address critical matters within Empire Commons.

Cost Accounting
•Serve as the primary contact for University cost accounting matters, the includes a wide range of activities that involve developing internal and external rates for the State and Research Foundation.
•Responsible for evaluating all fee requests, including executing cost studies, obtaining approvals (campus and SUNY), and serving as the liaison from start to finish.
•Analyzing fees and all other costing requests (ex. space fee, marketplace) as appropriate.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources

Telephone (518) 437-4700

Fax (518) 437-4731

Email Address


Street 1400 Washington Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12222


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