Appointment of Financial Controller

Appointment of Financial Controller

26th June 2018

University of The Bahamas (UB) announces the appointment of Financial Controller Ms. Ingrid Culmer, a CPA professional with thirty (30) years of public accounting and private enterprise financial management experience.

Ms. Culmer is responsible for managing all accounting operations; preparing budgets; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; preparing and publishing timely financial statements and coordinating the reporting of regulatory reporting.  She will also ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting; and manage and comply with governmental reporting requirements in accordance with the laws of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

The role of the Financial Controller is critical to the financial sustainability of the University, particularly as it relates to guiding financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures as well as leading the provision of information for external auditors.

She developed her early professional competencies in accounting and auditing at Pannell Kerr Forster and Price Waterhouse, Bahamian accounting firms.  Ms. Culmer has previously served as Chief Group Internal Auditor for two (2) corporations registered with BISX and Financial Controller for a few companies where she gained experience in the insurance, newspaper, private banking and commercial fuel industries.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and a CPA designation from the Georgia State Board of Accountancy. In 2006, she earned an International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance.

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