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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.

Fiscal Year End Procedures

Smith College's fiscal year (FY23) ends on June 30, 2023.
Please find the procedures memo below: 

Important COVID-19 Information

For information on reimbursements, payments, Workday processes and more, please visit the COVID-19 Reference Guide for Working Remotely.

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