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Appointed Professionals Job Description

This position description was prepared based on feedback from incumbents and supervisors, or from Career Track postings. Human Resources will continue to enhance and refine descriptions as more information becomes available.

UA Title Code: T13594
UA Job Title: Assistant Comptroller
Job Group: Fiscal Affairs
Job Category: Accounting Professional
Pay Grade:
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Classification:

Develops and implements financial policies and procedures; maintains financial accounting and reporting and provides financial information.

Example of Duties:

  • Interprets, advises, and implements accounting and financial policies and procedures for the University
  • Ensures financial compliance with Internal Revenue Service and State of Arizona regulations and University and Arizona Board of Regents policies
  • Closes the accounting period on monthly and annual bases
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Ensures data integrity for all financial transactions and reporting
  • Responds to requests for financial information
  • Coordinates and prepares external audit material and external financial reports
  • Establishes system controls for new financial systems and develops procedures to improve existing systems
  • Supervise staff

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with more than 8 years of directly comparable experience; OR master's degree with 3 to 5 years of directly comparable experience

Revised: 10/13/2014