Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:35 PM
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Finance, the Controller will lead the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, including budget development and analysis, accounting for investments, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, relationship management with banks and other vendors, and audit preparation. Responsibilities Manage all accounts, funds, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements. Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs and both budgets and actual expenditures. Supervise accounting procedures and proper recording of financial transactions. Identify new opportunities to improve efficiencies, eliminate backlogs, and respond proactively to other department's needs. Analyze existing processes and systems and work closely with department leadership to streamline current systems, leverage new information technology, and establish standard operating procedures/policies that provide maximum benefit to all parties involved. Support the annual budgeting process, and the implementation of budgets, so as to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally. Collaborate with members of the leadership team in drafting, reviewing, and verifying accuracy of monthly and annual THQ budgets by department before dissemination to end-users. Close books on a monthly and annual basis, ensuring that internal and external monthly reporting is timely and accurate Optimize the handling of banking transactions and initiate appropriate strategies in consultation with leadership to enhance cash positions Supervise monthly billing to Commands/Operating Units and manage collection/reconciliation of related accounts receivable. Maintain daily cash schedule, oversee treasury management and assist with cash flow forecasting. Ensure timely preparation of bank account reconciliations and general ledger account analyses and reconciliations. Oversee the process of payroll and payroll record maintenance in relationship with the payroll vendor and the integration of information from Human Resources and Officer Services and Records Department integration. Account for and track the performance of Trust Reserves in keeping with the policies and investment guidelines established by the investment committee. Attend Finance Team meetings and Key Staff meetings. Help coordinate annual consolidation and external audit activities. Participate in candidate interviews/hiring, corrective action/termination, performance appraisals and promotions in coordination with departmental leadership. Supervise the accounting team, clarify roles and responsibilities, develop and implement staffing plans and training programs in order to position individuals to achieve personal, departmental, and organizational success Help create and promote a positive and supportive work environment Cross train with other staff accountants to support them as needed. Complete other related duties as assigned. Master's degree from an accredited university in finance, business administration, or accounting required with a minimum of 10 years of progressive professional accounting experience. CPA required. Proof of license and degree requested. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years' experience as controller with a nonprofit that had annual revenues of at least $50,000,000. Mastery of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), internal controls and financial reporting. Demonstrable experience in creating and driving the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational change; ability to anticipate the infrastructure and systems needs in a complex, national, multisite nonprofit An accessible, visible, and flexible management style that inspires trust and confidence in staff to work hard and well together Keen analytic, organization, and problem solving skills that support and enable sound decision making in a complex organization; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems Familiarity with specialized nonprofit industry accounting practices, reporting requirements and procedures. Acumen in maintaining accurate financial records and preparing clear and accurate reports for informational, auditing, and operational use. Direct and concise communication skills; an active listener; ability to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers Technology savvy with the ability to manage data for financial reporting quickly and effectively Commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army.
• Location: Other, West Nyack
• Post ID: 161264152 nyother