Skip to main content

Vice President, Corporate Controller

Irvine, California Job ID: 204507
Apply View saved jobs


Reporting to the VP Finance & Accounting in a multi-faceted, multi-location academic and administrative shared services setting, the Corporate Controller is responsible for general accounting procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and all regulatory/governmental organizations appropriate within the education industry. Organizes and plans financial statement audit; develops, implements and monitors procedures to ensure proper internal controls. Additional accountabilities include overseeing and managing accounting operations for the organization to include: cash management, timely and accurate production of financial reports, managing accounting records, managing balance sheets on behalf of the schools and working with the VP Finance & Accounting and Chief Financial Officer in managing an environment of control.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Master's degree in accounting or finance preferred.


  • CPA Required


  • Requires broad knowledge and expertise in principles, practices, and theories across multiple professional disciplines.
  • Experience managing a team or leading projects, programs or functions is required.  


(Every effort has been made to identify the essential skills/qualifications of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only skills/qualifications you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of skills/qualifications does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential skill/qualification of the position.)

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior level accounting position with appropriate/ equivalent industry.
  • A minimum of 10 years overall experience in accounting/financial management with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted, multi-location direction and planning.
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles in for-profit setting, internal accounting controls, taxation, investment, and treasury functions.
  • Knowledge of database and accounting computer application systems to supply the most accurate financial information.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems, specifically MAS and education/student accounting systems.
  • Experience with MS Office.



For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Irvine, California Campus: Shared Services Function: Executive CA Salary: $207,000 - $320,900

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


No recently viewed jobs.

Don’t have any jobs saved yet? Then start looking! Once you’ve found one you’re interested in, click the heart icon to save a job.

Search all jobs

Sign up for job alerts

Stay connected and get the
latest career opportunities.

Returning User