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Controller

Controller

We are seeking an experienced accountant to work within our finance team in the role of controller. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as an accountant, preferably in a senior role. As a strong communicator and skilled financial leader, you will make it your mission to streamline our budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes. You will produce thorough financial-status reports for senior management to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth. Under the guidance of the Chief Financial Officer the Controller will oversee the maintenance and preparation of complete and accurate financial accounting records so that statements can be produced in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP).

Objectives of this Role

  • Oversee and support accounting team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity
  • Support the preparation of comprehensive financial updates to senior management
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to current economic landscape
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines to maximize protection of company assets
  • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective action
  • Maximize payroll efficiency through innovative process development
  • Help develop and support short and long-term operational strategies
  • Daily and monthly general ledger close responsibilities
  • Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements as well as the requirements of private contributions, loans, and government contracts
  • Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs and both team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures
  • In conjunction with the CFO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a bi-weekly, monthly, and annual basis
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, upholding federal, state, and local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new, and future legislation

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or related field
  • Non-Profit experience required
  • 10+ years proven accounting experience
  • Professional accounting certification, including CMA, CGA, or CA
  • Working knowledge of finance law and regulatory standards (GAAP)
  • Strong understanding of economic and banking processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager
  • Non-Profit experience required
  • Strong working knowledge of detailed financial data analysis
  • Proven payroll experience, with a focus on streamlining accounting processes
  • Exemplary history of financial project management
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
  • CPA highly preferred

Please submit resume, cover letter and appropriate college transcripts to: jobs@hannacenter.org