Natalie Pressley, Assistant Vice President and Controller
The Controller’s Office accounts for, reports on, and safeguards the financial resources of The New School in support of its mission. We seek to provide accurate, consistent, efficient, relevant, and timely financial services, in a courteous manner, to all of our constituents. The Controller’s Office strives to provide high-quality financial documentation, consultation, and support through the adherence to policies and procedures, technical innovation and team collaboration.
We are responsible for the development and implementation of financial policies, procedures, and controls; management and maintenance of financial systems; management of the accounting and disbursements functions; and financial reporting. Our responsibilities include the preparation and publication of the university’s financial statements, government and foundation grant accounting and reporting, fixed asset accounting, and endowment/investment accounting and reporting. The Controller’s Office coordinates the university's annual independent audit and prepares a variety of published financial reports.