Associate Vice President & Controller

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7081341 (Ref.No. 21A400002)
Posted: July 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

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 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.

Position Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree
• Required Higher Education experience (preferably 4-5 years).

Accounting experience with evidence of increasing levels of responsibility including supervision

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 “Best 386 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.


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