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Assistant Controller

Company: Jobot
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Austin YoungloveAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $135,000 per yearA bit about us:A Faith-based non-profit with 5 distinct locations and services. Great Community, Great Mission, Great Opportunity.Why join us?Competitive package including medical, dental, vision, 85% company's school discount for dependent child(ren) (K-12) and 4-weeks of paid parental leave.Job DetailsPOSITION SUMMARYThe Assistant Controller is responsible for helping empower us to meet its mission by supplying great accounting and financial support, applications, tools and services to help the ministries serve people. Provide accurate and timely monthly close and financial statements for ministries, resource departments and our Canadian counterparts. Deliver financial reports and advise ministries, support preparation of budgets, and analysis, while working closely with the ministry VP's and other senior company leaders. Provide effective leadership, strategic and tactical direction for accounting staff and their functions. Work with the VP/Controller and ensure adherence to GAAP, accounting policies and procedures, performance management, training and leadership development of assigned accounting staff. Oversee federal, state, and local tax compliance and filings. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS(General overview and may not include all details of responsibilities)DUTIESManage Ministry Accounting: Provide accurate and timely financial information to ministries and resource departments and for external reporting compliance. This includes but is not limited to:Monthly close processPreparation of accurate and timely monthly financial statementsOversee Contributions for company and Accounts Receivable (AR) process for Schools and Media including account setup of tuition and fees each school yearOversee reconciliation of accounts related to ministry accountingOversee reporting and compliance items related to planned-givingWork with Resource Advancement (fundraising) team to ensure proper accounting and receipting of donations including fundraising eventsMinistry Support and Financial AnalysisManage relationships with ministry management and staff to secure solutions that add value and help the organization fulfill its missionEncourage cooperation and mutually beneficial relationships between the accounting department and employeesConsult on accounting and finance issuesDevelop, implement, administer and/or coordinate policies and procedures necessary for effective financial operations within ministriesComplete ministry research and other reporting as requiredSupport development of and analysis for strategic initiatives, new products, software, and/or events including review of tax, reporting and process impactsCollaborate with Ministries to provide consultation, input, and feedback to enable Ministries financial successWork with team to create best practices in alignment with the company and industry standards with respect to systemsParticipate in general management of ministries through serving on leadership team(s) as requestedReview quarterly grant reports prepared by ministry finance personnelAccounting Department SupportPropose improvements and modifications for internal controls, policies and procedures, management, and reporting systemsProvide leadership for our accounting and finance needs following high levels of accountability, transparency, and integrityEvaluate and make recommendations for improvement related to the technology used to meet the financial processing, control, and reporting requirements.Assist with completion and support for annual auditsProvide backup services as necessaryOversee the completion of annual tax returns including our 990T, state tax returns and any trust tax return.Assist Controller with accounting research as directed.Company Ministries Canadian Support: Oversee financial operations includes but is not limited to:Monthly close process and preparation of accurate and timely monthly financial statements; including joint ministry F/S.Oversee preparation of monthly reporting to management and boards; both Canadian and joint ministry boards.Oversee preparation of budgets; Canadian and both joint ministry budgets.Coordinate with external Canadian CPA services for preparation of annual tax returnCoordinate with external F/S auditors during annual auditRespond to inquiries or direction from boards as appropriateWork collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, and customers.Perform other related duties as assigned.Personal conduct that reflects well on Company's Ministries and supports our personal conduct policyPerform all duties consistent with the Company's Ministries Mission StatementSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervise Senior Accountants and Accountants with full authority to hire, evaluate performance, provide corrective action, and recommend termination.Demonstrate leadership by encouraging cooperation and mutually beneficial relationships between accounting and all company employees.Manage employees and teams by setting realistic goals and then achieving results.Provide support in troubleshooting situations, regarding day-to-day financial operations and training as needed to new and existing staff.ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONSCHRIST CENTEREDProfession that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior.Lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles.Agreement and support of CRISTA's Statement of faith.Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.EDUCATIONBachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Management from an accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.EXPERIENCEThree years managing or supervising, with increased levels of responsibilityFive years of accountingLeading teams of three people or moreTechnical knowledge of FASB policies and federal taxesLICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONCPAOTHER CONSIDERATIONSWork independently, efficiently and professionally, with a wide variety of personality types.Strong, hands-on management experience with a proven track record of developing and mentoring a team.Great problem solving and analytical skill to analyze information.Maintain excellent customer service.Able to work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers, staff and customers.Able to present complex concepts to executive level with accuracy and poise.EXPERIENCEAccounting experience with Not-for-Profit organizationsThree years public Accounting with mid-size or national firmWith accounts receivable and billing systemsBudgeting, forecasting and financial metricsSOFTWARE / EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGEWorking knowledge of Unit 4 Business World On, Budget Maestro, Wide Orbit, Point Click Care, Smart Tuition, Venue 360 or other computerized accounts receivable software systems.OTHER CONSIDERATIONSAccounting experience with Schools, Camps, Broadcasting, and Senior Care industries is strongly preferred.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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