The Controller’s Office is responsible for many of the accounting-related activities within Arcadia University. The Office consists of Accounting and Reporting, Student Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable.
Accounting and Reporting
Tasks of the Accounting and Reporting area include maintenance of the Chart of Accounts and General Ledger, management of University cash accounts, management and reporting of the monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close, and management and preparation of all financial audits, and tax returns.
Student Accounts Receivable
Student Accounts Receivable tasks include processing of student billing, processing of cash receipts, management of student loan disbursements and processing of student refunds, and management of collections for non-current student accounts.
Accounts Payable tasks include maintenance of university vendors, processing of invoices, check requests, reimbursements, and processing weekly checks.
Please note, check requests must be received by 12 noon on Monday if you want them by the same Friday.
Mission and Vision
The Controller’s Office supports the mission of Arcadia University of providing a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience, by providing financial services and related information to the Arcadia community in order to facilitate the management and protection of University assets.
Our vision is to create a “best practices” environment to support the fiduciary responsibility of each unit and the distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning mission of the University.
Accounts Payable forms and other Controller's Office forms are located on the Finance Forms page.