The Controller reports to the Chief Operating Office and is responsible for the leadership of the Finance team. The Controller protects the assets of the AIGC, by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems. Ensures all accounting functions and programs are maintained, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards. Incumbent as a resource to Executive management and Board of Directors, by providing timely and accurate financial information and reports, in order to make decisions with current data. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
The Controller works with COO and Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships to maintain contract compliance by completing need financial reports. The Controller ensures effective financial management. The Controller also assists the Executive Director and COO with preparation of AIGC and AIGC annual budget.
Master’s Degree and CPA certification preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field, plus ten years progressive work experience in controlling centralized accounting activities, for multiple fund programs and/or accounts; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. MIP experience preferred.
About American Indian Graduate Center
The American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS are the largest scholarship providers to Native students in the U.S. We award $15 million in scholarships annually to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students from 500 tribes in 50 states, and have awarded over $200 million since inception.