Company: St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Reports To: Executive Director administratively, functionally to
the Fractional Chief Financial OfficerFSLA Status: Full-time Exempt
Prepared By: Human Resources Compensation: $92,000 to $102,000
annual Salary Prepared Date: January 2023Role Description:The
Controller is St. Vincent de Paul's (SVdP) Chief Accountant. This
role provides leadership, accounting expertise, and business
acumen, allowing SVdP to serve and meet basic needs for vulnerable
people in King County. The Controller establishes and ensures
compliance with accounting standards, legal and regulatory
requirements, and excellence in policies and procedures. Through
partnerships with internal and external partners, this role leads
the team who prepares and analyzes financial statements and tax
returns, controls critical assets, and installs a system of
internal controls. The Controller interacts with bankers, auditors,
and regulators. This critical role enables SVdP to be financially
able to meet vulnerable people's basic needs for housing, food, and
clothing.The Controller is motivated by continuous improvement in
systems and processes, cares deeply about leading and developing
people, and is committed to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul of
Seattle/King County.(Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and
Competencies; may not include all duties of this job)
- Designs, establishes, and maintains an organizational structure
and staffing to effectively accomplish SVdP's overall goals and
objectives, including leading, directing, and overseeing hiring,
retaining, mentoring, and supporting staff members in the
Accounting and Finance function.
- Leads analysis and reporting of financial performance and
trends and supports and influences decision making to support
SVdP's financial viability.
- Develops, communicates, and implements financial policies and
internal controls over financial reporting.
- Supports the financial systems' strategy and leads the
deployment and operation of financial systems and related system
- Directs financial business cycles, including accounting and
reporting, budgeting and analysis, grants revenue and accounts
receivable, accounts payable, payroll, including adoption of
existing and new Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Directs the annual financial statement audit, regulatory
audits, and other audits by external parties in collaboration with
the CFO-F and Executive Director.
- Directs internal management reporting, including establishing
and implementing accepted allocation methodologies.
- Directs and supports all external financial reporting,
including, but not limited to, federal and tax returns, financial
reports to federal funders, grantors, and miscellaneous financial
reporting and surveys.
- Directs all aspects of managing the financing of properties and
institutional debt including, but not limited to, monitoring
covenants, and coordinating required reporting.
- Directs institutional treasury operations and daily cash flow
including, but not limited to optimizing bank services.
- Facilitates Finance's role in applying for, receiving and
managing external federal, state and private foundation grant
awards, ensuring compliance with 200 CFR.
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Essential
Qualifications:(Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills,
Abilities, Education and Experience) Qualities for success -
Communicator with internal and external parties - Collaborative and
partner orientation - Independent and organized - Embrace creating
and optimizing processes and systems - Learner and teacher of
people - Lover of solving number puzzles Education Bachelor's
degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
Experience Minimum of 8 years of progressive accounting experience
Industry and Other Experience - Minimum of 3 years of leadership
experience - Minimum 2 years of not-for-profit accounting - Minimum
3 years of managing external audits - Systems and process
optimization experience Software and Equipment General accounting
software and other cloud-based software tools; Microsoft Office;
Microsoft Excel intermediate to advanced Preferred Qualifications
Experience Public Accounting at least two years
Licensure/Certification Certified Public Accountant (CPA) active or
inactive highly preferred Other Considerations Direct experience
with 200 CFR and federal funding requirements and private
foundation grants and related budgeting and reporting Software and
Equipment Quickbooks experience To Apply: To be considered for this
position, please submit an application and your resume
Vincent de Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer that supports
equality and diversity.
Keywords: St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County, Seattle , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington
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