Controller Position

At a glance

Chico State Enterprises is recruiting a Controller to join their team in Chico, California. This position has the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule. In this role, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. You will have an impact on the future world by being part of a team that aids in the education mission of Chico State. If you enjoy a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong leadership, and a fun and encouraging atmosphere, this may be the role for you!


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Description: What you'll be doing

Another Source’s client, California State University, Chico, is recruiting a Controller to join their Chico Enterprises team in Chico, CA. This position has the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule.   


The purpose of Chico State Enterprises (CSE) is to help develop and administer those activities that aid and supplement the educational mission of CSU, Chico.  As a non-profit corporation, it facilitates the work of campus units and provides alternatives to state procedures. CSE administers hundreds of projects annually with annual revenues of about $35-$40 million. 

Benefits for Employees: 

  • Employer paid life insurance ($50,000) and long-term disability 
  • Options for health, dental, and vision insurance and FSA  
  • 14 paid holidays including 1 personal holiday 
  • Vacation accrual and sick leave  
  • Employer contributions to your 403(b)-retirement plan (up to 8%) 

About the role: 

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Accounting, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.  The functions and duties of the Controller will include: 

  • Preparing quarterly and annual financial reporting and coordinating fiscal year-end audit activity 
  • Maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, ensuring internal controls and safeguards over cash receipts and disbursements 
  • Managing the cash flow of the organization and accounts for invested assets 
  • Providing leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff, creating and promoting a positive and supportive work environment 
  • Partnering with the Director of Finance and Accounting to ensure the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives 
Close Date: 
Monday, April 3, 2023
Employment Type: 
Job Requirements: 
What you will bring to the team: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration and five years of experience Strong knowledge of GAAP Advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software, and MS Excel, Word, and Outlook Experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, and accounting for investments Strong interpersonal and communication skills Committed to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team Ability to pass a Department of Justice (DOJ)/Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint clearance (referred to as Live Scan) prior to beginning employment Participation in a pre-employment personality test may be requested Preferred Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Experience with a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation Experience in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate, and foundation grants
Chico State Enterprises
Chico State Enterprises Chico , CA