Community College of Baltimore County
 Baltimore, Maryland
Job Description

The Controller is a key senior leadership position to accelerate the financial operations of our dynamic Community College. The role is one of trusted adviser to the management team, and actively contributes to the success of the College through strategic and tactical management of financial and operational activities. Including accounting, purchasing, payroll, financial reporting, risk management, and other functions as assigned.


Master’s degree required, degree in finance and CPA preferred. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible financial management and accounting experience, preferably in higher education, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibility required. Comprehensive knowledge of current generally accepted accounting and financial reporting standards relevant to higher education, public agencies, federal grants and contracts, and non-profit organizations. Governmental or higher education experience preferred.


  • Provide oversight and support to the accounting, payroll, purchasing and financial reporting departments/functions under supervision.
  • Develop, analyze and implement initiatives to enhance the efficiency of assigned departments/functions.
  • Provide routine and special reports and information to appropriate individuals and/or agencies.
  • Develop and implement accounting, external reporting, and control systems.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with outside vendors providing services to the College, such as, but not limited to, insurance, banking, and investments and auditing.
  • Develop financial statements that comply with federal, state and local reporting requirements.
  • Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.


  • Develop the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, in compliance with the standards set forth by the Governmental Finance Officers Associations and other financial statements, as required by federal, state and local agencies.
  • Direct the treasury functions, including making the appropriate investments of the institutions’ excess funds in compliance with regulation while maintaining the cash flow requirements of the institution.
  • Oversee the risk management function in cooperation with external insurance brokers and county agencies.
  • Maintain proper internal controls over the College and CCBC Foundation.
  • Plan and coordinate all aspects of the year-end audit and reporting of the College, the Foundation and the Community College Humanities Association.
  • Provide financial advice to management.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.