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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 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: Applicants should also complete an application at complete an application here.

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

Physical Fitness Center Supervisor - Part-time

Birmingham-Southern College has a part-time opening for Physical Fitness Center Supervisor to work at the College's fitness and recreation facility. Responsibilities include supervising the physical fitness center, recording hourly usage of the facility, checking equipment in and out, surveying the facility for maintenance needs, and greeting and assisting fitness center guests.

Scheduled hours are: 5pm-10pm on Wednesday, Friday and alternating Tuesdays, and once a month from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 2pm-10pm on Sunday.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Basic knowledge of computers preferred. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. First Aid/ CPR/ AED certification is required and may be obtained after hired. Previous experience in a gym or fitness center helpful. Please e-mail resume and BSC application to: BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-verify. EOE.

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