Controller - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
- 21-Mar-2019 to 20-Apr-2019
- - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
The Controller is responsible for the agency's accounting and compliance with established controls. The Controller also oversees the agency's benefits programs.
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters works to defend, ignite, and empower potential in youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana makes strong, enduring and professionally supported mentoring relationships between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 8 through 18, in Marion, Hamilton, and Johnson counties in central Indiana. Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with parent/guardians, volunteers, schools, donors and others in the community to be accountable for helping youth in our program achieve
1) educational success,
2) avoidance of risky behaviors, and
3) higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships.
Accounting and Financial Management:
• Direct the organization's fiscal function and performance.
• Serve as staff liaison and provide staff support for the Finance Committee.
• Ensure agency-wide compliance with financial policies and procedures.
• Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
• Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and program budgets and actual expenditures.
• Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grand/fund period; prepare financial reporting materials for government, corporate and foundation grants.
• Ensure the accurate and timely performance and recording of essential financial functions, including: Cash Receipts and Disbursements, Accounts Payable, Payroll.
• Oversee the Month-End Close, including reconciliation of bank statements and significant accounts and preparation and recording of journal entries.
• Develop and provide timely and accurate analyses of budgets, financial reports, and financial metrics in order to assist the CEO, Board, and/or other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
• Ensure Agency's preparedness for annual financial statement audit and serve as primary point of contact with third-party accountants.
• Oversee preparation and ensure timely filing of all state, local, and Federal filings (such as Forms 990, 5500, etc.) in coordination with third-party accountants.
• Maintain and deliver reliable monthly cash flow projections, including scenario analysis.
• Prepare budgets and financial reports for grants, complete any necessary training or compliance requirements for federal grants, and ensure effective time and expense tracking for grant reporting.
• Manage the development of the agency's annual budget and effectively communicate ongoing performance vs budget.
• Oversee treasury functions, including optimization of liquid reserves.
• Ensure agency maintains appropriate insurance and evaluate annually.
• Provide technical financial advice, including review of organizational contracts, recommend effective solutions to business challenges, etc.
• As a strategic partner, the Controller will assess financial impacts of Agency initiatives, particularly multi-year strategic planning, introduction of new programs or funding sources, and changes in regulatory environment.
Employee Benefits/Records and IT:
• Ensure agency compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and ensure agency risk is mitigated.
• Oversee benefits administration, including annual plan renewal and open enrollment, evaluation and selection, relationships with broker and providers, staff enrollment and education, and other related responsibilities.
• Oversee effective and confidential management of employee records in compliance with all laws and agency policies and procedures.
• Oversee information technology function with IT consultant to ensure stable and reliable performance.
• Provide leadership to the department in all areas, including customer service and professionalism.
• Perform all supervisory functions of hiring, coaching, training, disciplining, and terminating, according to BBBSCI policies. Hold employees accountable for meeting their goals and assignments and take appropriate steps when problems occur.
• Attend required meetings and events as scheduled.
• Establish and promote positive communication among all team members of BBBSCI to increase collaboration and reduce inefficiencies.
• Represent BBBSCI in a professional manner at all times, providing courteous service to both internal and external constituents and presenting a positive image of BBBSCI.
• Abide by BBBSCI policies (including Financial Policies and Procedures) and practices.
• Complete other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting. CPA and/or experience in nonprofit accounting preferred with knowledge of all relevant accounting and legal requirements. Preferred experience in office management, benefits administration, and information technology. Must have proficiency with or quickly develop proficiency with software and systems necessary to fulfilling job responsibilities. Will be required to participate in continuing education programs as requested and travel occasionally for training or job requirements. Successful candidates will be passionate about the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission, positive, accurate, proactive, and independently capable of performing role responsibilities.
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