unit logo

Senior Associate Controller


Directs assigned fiscal and accounting functions of a university. Reports to the Controller or higher level authority. Functions as the Controller in his/her absence, as required.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Directs the assigned areas of responsibility to insure that established goals and objectives are communicated and attained.
  • Formulates and administers the annual operating budget for assigned area of Finance and Accounting. Assists in the administration and interpretation of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Assists in the planning and finalizing of studies and reports.
  • Represents the department on university or state committees. Represents the university on state committees, attends meetings and conferences as appropriate.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and five years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and seven years of appropriate experience.

Licensure and Certification

For some positions assigned to this class special qualifications may be added to the minimum, such as possession of a State of Florida CPA certificate.


This position does have supervisory responsibility.

To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.