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Accounting, Cash & Investment Services

Accounting, Cash & Investment Services

Office of the Controller

Accounting, Cash & Investment Services

Mission Statement

  1. Properly report the financial position of the College and to ensure the integrity and relevance of the College's accounting books and records via the use of General Accepting Accounting Principles (GAAP) in the United States of America and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Audit and Accounting Guide For-Not-Profit Organizations;
  2. Maintain adequate levels of operating cash to fund daily expenditures and to invest all excess operating cash in income bearing instruments within the investment guidelines set by the College;
  3. Ensure and maintain proper controls over College resources thereby safeguarding the assets of the College;
  4. Provide superior service to College faculty and staff as it pertains to accounting, cash and investment services by developing and maintaining financial and administrative best practices.