The Controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of the agency in coordination with the CFO. The Controller will oversee the operations of the Accounting Department, which include accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, audits, and payroll. Directly supervises the Accounting Manager, Accounts Payable Supervisor, and Payroll Administrator. Oversees training programs and identifies training needs.
Essential responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to the following:
- Maintains a documented system of accounting policies and procedures; implements a system of controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk.
- Oversees the production of periodic financial reports and cash forecasts; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
- Develop and implement procedures to ensure the financial month’s-end close is timely.
- Recommend and implement procedures to reduce costs and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance department.
- Assist CFO to produce monthly key performance indicators used to measure the agency’s performance.
- Assist the CFO and Accounting Manager to produce annual budget and any mid-year adjustments; reports significant budget differences to management.
- Produce a cash flow projection on quarterly basis or as directed by CFO and present to Finance Committee.
- Administers bi-monthly payroll administration, including all monetary aspects of 401(k) administration and reporting.
- Coordinate with Accounting Manager in working with external auditors and providing needed information for all agency audits.
- Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements.
- Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned by CFO.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent work experience.
- Ten years or more of related experience required with 4 years in a management or executive capacity.
- Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred.
- Excellent management and supervisory skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with staff and public.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Proficient in accounting software.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
- Successful background and criminal clearance required and maintained, including but not limited to consumer credit check, California Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Child Abuse Index, and Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Proof of a valid California’s driver’s license, reliable transportation, proof of auto insurance (listed as covered), pass and maintain driving approval as required by our insurer
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