Dennis V Smith, Comptroller: I hold a Master of Science in Business Administration (Honors) and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Certificate is Accounting and Accounting Technician from the United States, UK, and Liberia respectively. I have wide range of experience in the private institutions.
I have over 25 years work experience from institutions like:
- LAMCO Buchanan Credit Union as Accountant, (Six years),
- LIMINCO as an Accountant, (Two years),
- Wells Hairston and B,W. Harris Episcopal High School,
- Internal Auditor-(Three years), Mobil Oil Liberia,
- Accountant(Two years), Catholic Relief Services,
- Asst. Finance Manager-(Two years), Cocopa Rubber Plantation,
- Comptroller, (One year), United Methodist University, Accountant, Chief Accountant and now Comptroller, (Fourteen Years).
I supervise the Business & Finance Office, verify all voucher and requests for payment, Prepare and chair University Budget, Prepare Budget performance report for the Board, Verify students control sheets, Authorize all payment for the University.
I have good analytical skills with a high degree in negotiations and physical management and descipline.
Facts and Figures
- Established 1998
- Inception in 2000 with 203 students
- 169 administrative and support staff
- 355 teaching part-time and full-time staff
- 24 diploma, undergraduate and graduate programs
- 7 colleges
- Approximately 5000 students
- 54% Female enrollment
- 46% Male enrollment
- 4 campuses
- Partnership: Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts, USA
- Affiliating Universities/Organizations
- Association of Liberian Universities
- Association of African University
- African Association of Methodist Institutions of Higher Education
- African Association of United Methodist Theological Institutions
- The International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges, and Universities