Date: May 2014
Reports To: President/Chief Executive Officer
To Apply: Send Resume and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Controller” in the subject line. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
A full-time position based in Avon, Colorado, the Controller is responsible for all aspects of finance and accounting, including coordinating and overseeing the annual audit and tax return preparation, corporate compliance and governance, administration of all vendor agreements, grants and corporate sponsorships, human resource functions, and daily operations. This person plays a critical role in the organization and works closely with the President/CEO and leadership team members.
Duties / Responsibilities:
- Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the CEO and leadership team; administer and review all financial plans and budgets.
- Prepare monthly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for CEO and Board of Directors.
- Analyze and present financial information and reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements and forecasts.
- Coordinate and lead the annual audit and tax filing processes, liaise with external auditors and the Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors.
- Manage vendor contracts.
- Implement all business and accounting policies and procedures and update as necessary.
- Conduct and/or oversee all monthly account reconciliations including, but not limited to, project/program and grants accounting, cash accounts, accounts payable, payroll liabilities and other cash-sensitive accounts.
- Maintain insurance needs, including, but not limited to general, directors & officers and special events.
- Manage HR related functions, including maintenance of employee handbook, insurance, H.S.A. and 403b.
- Process company payroll twice monthly.
- Enter invoices and cut checks each week.
- Compile information for quarterly Board of Director meetings.
- Liaise with IT contractors.
- Maintain all required state charitable registrations.
- Manage the physical office space, equipment and supplies.
- Manage other duties related to finance, human resources and operations as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, an MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- Five years or more of experience in progressive accounting or finance roles, ideally in the nonprofit sector.
- Proven ability to be a team member.
- Working knowledge of Peachtree, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Ability to develop financial analyses and present findings orally and in concise written documentation.
- Personal qualities include maintaining a high level of confidentiality combined with integrity, credibility and dedication.
- Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and creating new efficiencies.
- Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with staff, leadership team, and the Board of Directors.
- Exposure to a normal office environment, with occasional outside travel.
- May be required to lift boxes and other objects of various weight as part of job responsibilities