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State University Construction Fund

Assistant Controller

This individual will be responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures supporting the management of the Fund’s appropriations, contracts and cost centers and capital payment processing.

Specific Duties and Functions: 

  • Maintain the appropriation and segregation files that crosswalk and inter-relate internal systems for both management and financial reporting purposes
  • Authorize the transmission of approved contracts to the Statewide Financial System
  • Provide coordination between the Contract Unit and the Offices of Design and Construction for post award contract issues, such as encumbrance adjustments, ECA’s, change orders, and field orders
  • Provide accurate project and accounting systems support for SUNY, the State Comptroller, and units of the Fund
  • Review accounting and appropriation records for consistency, reasonableness, and accuracy
  • Oversee the fiscal management of OGS projects including the processing of payments and project close outs
  • Maintain campus administered projects to ensure they adhere to Fund and SUNY policies, including the updating of milestones and the timely close out of completed projects
  • Provide guidance to campuses as needed regarding the use of costs centers and coding provided for projects
  • Analyze data to identify trends and key transaction points
  • Recommend changes to procedures and processes to capture data necessary for financial and accounting reports
  • Provide support for final reconciliation and utilization of lapsing appropriations
  • Provide coordination between the Appropriation Unit and the other units within Program Management and Finance for appropriations issues, such as encumbrance adjustments and the utilization of cost centers
  • Responsible for supervising the audit process of capital payments
  • Responsible for the review of post audit procedures to provide timely detection and correction of errors
  • Perform other duties as directed

Qualifications and Experience Requirements: 

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field plus five (5) years of experience are required. Strong supervisory skills are required. The ability to demonstrate judgment and discretion in matters of confidentiality. Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail, strong technology skills, including Microsoft Office Applications are required. Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to present information in a clear and concise format is a must.

An excellent fringe benefit package is available.

Please send letter of application (including salary requirements) and resume to:

 Mary Jo Lais
Director - Administration & Human Resources
State University Construction Fund

353 Broadway
Albany, NY 12246

Please also identify how (e.g., publication name, website name, etc.)
you became aware of this opportunity

 The State University Construction Fund is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Committed to excellence and diversity

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Last Update - 10/20/17