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Carroll College is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position of Controller.

Date Posted

August 24, 2023


Job Posting


Helena, MT


Carroll College is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position of Controller.  Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, Administration and Facilities Management, the Controller is a senior-level position that is responsible for managing, directing and providing guidance for the Business Office functions and staff.  This position is responsible for the planning, coordination and organization of all accounting activities and systems to ensure accuracy, timeliness and integrity of all financial transactions.  Recommends and advises the Vice President of Finance, Administration and Facilities Management of needed changes to the internal controls to ensure the ongoing safeguarding of the College’s assets; serves as the lead for the College’s annual Financial Statement audit; and prepares interim financial reports and other special accounting and financial projects as needed.

Duties include review and analysis of financial information, preparing complex journal entries, preparing monthly work papers, producing and analyzing financial budget reports for College management and personnel, and ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and College guidelines.  Will assist the Vice President of Finance, Administration and Facilities Management in analyzing financial information used for forecasting Carroll’s three-year budgetary plan.  Represents the Business Office in the College community; educates others in the importance of sound fiscal management and financial strategy; and provide services to faculty, staff and the College community.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration plus 6 years of experience in accounting, finance or related field.  Master’s Degree in Accounting, MBA or Certified Public Accountant preferred. For priority consideration, please submit all of the following materials electronically to

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three professional references

Position will remain open until filled.   Salary is commensurate with experience, education and qualifications.

Benefits Include:

  • Employer sponsored Medical insurance, Wellness program and Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance and more
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with matching contributions from the College
  • Tuition Remission and potential Tuition Exchange benefits
  • Very generous Holiday, Vacation, Sick and other Leave benefits to include up to 20 days of paid holidays
  • Employer provided Life and Long-Term disability benefits
  • Other unique benefits such as tickets to home athletic events, rental of outdoor equipment, access to the campus workout facility, and more

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Carroll College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all.

Carroll College is a leading liberal arts college in the American West. Carroll’s campus rests on 63 acres at the edge of downtown and historic Helena, the capital city of Montana.  The surrounding beauty of the Rocky Mountains and Montana fosters wonder and awe, giving the perfect backdrop to a worldly education. The Carroll campus is less two miles from access to over 1 million acres of National Forest and recreational opportunities.

Founded in 1909, Carroll College warmly embraces its identity as a diocesan, Catholic college, and the centuries-old Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Carroll represents a beacon of light in the culture, welcoming all persons of good will in a cooperative journey toward knowledge and virtue.  To learn more about Carroll College, please visit our web site at