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Providing Stewardship of the University's Financial Resources

The mission of the Office of the Controller is to maintain a sound and effective internal control environment to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as well as all pertinent federal and state regulations.

The Controller serves as the Assistant Vice President for Finance and reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The Office of the Controller is responsible for managing the overall Accounting, Financial Reporting, Payroll and Treasury operations of the University.

This includes managing internal controls to mitigate risks; ensuring that the official financial records of the University are current and accurate; safeguarding University assets to minimize risk of financial loss; and developing and maintaining reporting tools and guidelines to provide high-quality financial information that supports the University's mission, strategic management initiatives, and leadership vision.



The Controller’s Office prepares the Annual Financial Statements for Norfolk State University in accordance with University, state, federal, industry and Governmental Accounting Standards Board policies and practices.