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MSCBA Job Opportunity
September 19, 2014

Accounting Management Solutions, Inc. has been retained by the MSCBA to conduct a search for a Controller.



Responsible for the accounting operations of the Authority, including production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of a system of accounting records, maintenance of a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the Authority’s financial position and ensure compliance with industry best practices, generally accepted accounting principles and other regulatory and governmental oversight reporting obligations.  



The Authority is a quasi-governmental agency created to finance, construct and maintain certain facilities on the state college campuses of Massachusetts, including nine state universities and 15 community colleges.  The Authority has approximately $1.2 billion in outstanding debt and manages an annual average of $130 million in construction projects.  Controller reports to Chief Financial Officer with a senior accountant and staff accountant reporting directly to Controller.  



  • Oversee operations of accounting function, including maintaining system of accounting policies and procedures and chart of accounts. 
  • Responsible for meeting all Authority financial reporting and regulatory compliance obligations. 
  • Responsible for cash management, including timely and accurate debt service payments, accounts payable and receivable, payroll, bank reconciliations resolution of any variances.   
  • Coordinate sources of capital project funding, including reconciliations of project management system to project budget. 
  • Provide financial analyses, including setting appropriate financial and operating metrics. 
  • Assist in debt and investment management.


Controller candidate should have bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience.  Preference is given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.  Experience with government, construction management and/or higher education sectors a plus.


For consideration please send your resume and cover letter to mscba@amsolutions.net 


Massachusetts State College Building Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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