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Office of the Controller

Northwestern University Financial Report

Karl Turro
Controller
619 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 491-4722
Email: k-turro@northwestern.edu


The Office of the Controller is responsible for managing the general accounting and treasury operations of the University. This includes:

  • Administering the General Ledger, Grants Management, Fixed Assets, and Accounts Payable
  • Maintaining the Chart of Accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with accepted accounting principles other regulatory requirements
  • Coordinating the development of recommended financial polices and procedures
  • Providing guidance to University business process owners in the interpretation of complex financial policy issues