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Assistant Controller

Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce an immediate opening for Assistant Controller.

The Assistant Controller reports directly to the Controller and is responsible for the combined functions of financial, tax and internal control activity of the College. In addition, this position supervises the Accounting and Accounts Payable personnel. Responsibilities include ensuring the integrity of the College's financial records, tax and other federal/state compliance, and for developing University-wide processes and policies incorporating strong internal controls to ensure proper stewardship of College assets. Significant leadership is expected in working with the external auditor to provide financial statements in accordance with GAAP and industry standards.

Qualified candidates will have solid experience in the development and implementation of internal control documentation and procedures and have a strong working knowledge of FASB and other pronouncements/industry guidance related to the not-for-profit industry.  Demonstrated leadership in managing accounting functions with comprehensive knowledge of accounting and financial reporting standards, practices and financial systems is essential to the success of this role.  Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required and experience using the Datatel Colleague enterprise system in higher education is desirable. Candidate must have the ability to work as a team member and team leader within a collaborative environment and must be able to interact professionally and effectively with multiple constituencies. Excellent writing, organizational and communications skills are required.

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a major or concentration in Accounting or Finance is required, plus a minimum of 5 years' experience in fiscal operations in higher education, a not-for-profit entity or other business setting. Priority will be considered for CPA or CMA designations.

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, BSC is a four-year, private institution that consistently has been identified in recent years as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country for its academic quality and its value.  The college currently enrolls approximately 1200 undergraduate students and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa.  Visit www.bsc.edu for more information on the College.

Qualified applicants should and submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references to: humanresources@bsc.edu. Applicants should also complete an application at complete an application here.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and Everify. EOE.


Campus Police Officer

Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate opening for a Campus Police Officer. The qualified individual will be a member of the campus police force, which serves and protects the college community. The Officer is responsible for maintaining security and safety of persons and property; identifying potential security and safety hazards; being observant and responding to potential criminal activity on campus; maintaining good public relations by assisting others as a source of information and direction; controlling and regulating traffic and parking; and investigating all security, safety, and traffic incidents.

Candidate must possess a current Alabama driver's license and be insurable. High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred.  Candidate will possess and maintain a current Alabama pistol license. Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime is required.  Incumbent must maintain a level of physical fitness that would enable him or her to perform duties associated with police work. Prior police experience is not required.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and BSC Application to humanresources@bsc.edu

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act.  EOE.

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