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Fall leaves in front of an out-of-focus campus building, Smith College

The controller’s office accounts for, reports on and safeguards Smith College’s financial resources in a manner that supports the college’s mission and community. The office manages the functions of payroll; general accounting; tax and financial reporting; endowment, investment, gift and fixed assets accounting; accounts payable; procurement; and student loan management.

Transition to Workday Finance

The team is working hard in preparation for the November go-live. 

This site will be updated periodically but you will find the latest Workday updates here.  

For questions specific to your department please contact us at


The controller's office is committed to:

  • Providing relevant financial information for decision makers validated by independent audit
  • Issuing timely and accurate payment to employees, vendors and other service providers of the college
  • Improving the business operations of Smith College through enhanced technology and efficient processes
  • Enhancing internal operations by the adoption and implementation of best practices, policies and procedures
  • Actively promote and monitor compliance with appropriate state and federal financial tax laws and regulations
  • Supporting a knowledgeable user community through communication, training, and excellent customer service