Controller

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Date Posted: 11-20-2017
CONTROLLER

JOB SUMMARY:
This position provides financial analysis and develops data to appropriately support strategic planning and decision making processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Recruit, hire, train, support, and supervise the staff team in the accounting office
  •  Establishing and maintaining all accounting and business expense policies
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations (including IRS, DOE, and DOL regulations and rules) and with best practices in non-profit accounting and financial statements by following FASB standards
  • Preparation of financial reports for budget managers and leadership 
  • Preparation of annual financial audits
  • Preparation of all required tax returns
  • Serve as the primary Budget manager by maintaining and implementing the annual budget as approved by the President and Board.
  • Maintain systems such that appropriate budget permissions and signature authority are in place for expenditure approval for the entire campus.
  • Oversee the integrity of all accounting entries including:
    • The recording of all expenditures for current operations and capital projects 
    • The recording of all revenues related to charges, gifts, fund raisers, investment income and other.
    • The recording of activity related to bond funds and other debt.
  • Prepare year-end audit work papers and serve as primary contact with auditing firm for consultation concerning preparation of the annual audit and various accounting procedures.
  • Prepare monthly budget projection reports.
  • Prepare and review other financial reports on regular basis.
  • Implement controls and processes
  • Recruit, hire, train, support, and supervise the staff 
  • Facilitate the effective billing and collection
  • Serve as the main contact with third party vendor selected to manage payment plans
  • Ultimate responsibility for the collection of accounts
  • Monitor the accounts payable procedure to ensure the proper accounting and timely payment of expenditures.
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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • 5+ years of directly relevant work experience
  • Current CPA required
  • Ability to recruit, retain, lead and manage a strong team of professional staff members
  • Success in cultivating collaborative working relationship
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and exercise sound judgment
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills  
  • Ability to operate in a highly confidential manner and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal means.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the fundamental values of service to others, community, and diversity
  • PC skills particularly Excel and Word
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience working within a non-profit organization preferred
  • Public accounting experience also preferred
  • MBA preferred Equipment/Skills 
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