March 27, 2019


CSU Northridge


Education and Nonprofit






Another Source’s client, The University Corporation of California State University, Northridge, is recruiting a Controller to join their team. The University Corporation (TUC) is located on the beautiful California State University, Northridge campus, a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. We are a non-profit auxiliary corporation providing commercial and administrative services to California State University, Northridge.

Our mission is to provide services and solutions that address the needs of the campus; to support the academic, research and creative endeavors of its students, faculty and staff; and to enhance the quality of campus life. As an Auxiliary of the CSU system, this role has a premium benefit package including outstanding health, dental and vision plans; life and disability insurances; 14 paid holidays per year and a generous 403b matching contribution package. 

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At TUC, we are looking for a dynamic Controller with excellent professional skills to manage the financial services team and provide in-depth knowledge and experiences in all aspects of accounting functions. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Controller is a hand-on manager, a collaborative member of the management team providing sound financial and business advice, and manage the day to day activities of accounts receivable, payroll, accounts payable, general ledger, and cash room operations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Establish and maintain sound financial policies, procedures, systems and controls for activities including but not limited to capital expenditures, accounts receivables, insurance, account payables, payroll, cash management, budgeting and forecasting, risk management and audit.
  • Timely preparation and analysis of all internal and external financial data including monthly and year-end financial statements, financial and operational metrics, budgets, and year-end closings and audit.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate annual budget and fiscal year-end audit.
  • Manage the preparation of periodic sales tax returns, payroll tax returns, year-end IRS W-2 and 1099 forms, annual benefit and income tax returns and all property tax exemptions.
  • Ensure PeopleSoft accounting software and ADP payroll system integrity and assist with the implementation of new budgeting/planning software system.
  • Is responsible for the effectiveness of the Company’s financial and administrative systems and processes, including business process re-engineering.
  • Contribute to the long-term planning and vision of the Corporation.
  • Monitor resources to meet both the long term and short term goals of the Corporation.
  • Interact with University faculty and staff, banking and investment institutions, internal and external independent auditors, representatives from the Chancellor’s Office and Government Agencies.
  • Supervise and provide mentorship to the professional development of the finance team. Special projects and other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.
  • Master’s degree in business related field and/or C.P.A. credential is a plus.
  • Ten or more years of experience in Accounting or Finance field Five years of progressive professional responsibility in a lead role.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or other large data base financial software strongly preferred.

Equal employment opportunity
The University Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.

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Full Time

Career Level

SVP, EVP, VP, Tax Director, Internal Audit Director, Control



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Contact Name

Lindsay Brown

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