Jul 06, 2018

Controller - nonprofit jobs - Los Angeles

  • Union Rescue Mission
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Finance Homelessness

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:  Manages the Accounting department and responsible for recording, reporting and safeguarding the financial assets according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Compile monthly internal and annual GAAP financial statements
  • Compile annual Form 990
  • Assist in budget building process
  • Facilitate annual GAAP audit
  • Analyze accounting data to develop appropriate recommendations and solutions
  • Prepare account analysis and explanation of budget variances
  • Account for depreciable/amortizable assets
  • Maintain the Accounting system, Accounting Procedure Manual, and internal controls in accordance with GAAP
  • Manage Accounts Payable/Check Writing
  • Monitor cash balances/transactions
  • Oversee Payroll and payment of withholding and other payroll related disbursements in accordance with Federal and State employment laws/regulations
  • Monitor cashier’s office, funds held for others, petty cash, deposits, etc.
  • Carry out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner

SUPERVISORY DUTIES:  In accordance with applicable company policies/procedures and Federal/State laws, is to perform the following supervisory responsibilities:

  • Interviewing, hiring, orienting and training employees
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work
  • Coaching and appraising performance
  • Rewarding and disciplining employees
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND LICENSURES:

  • Accounting or Business Bachelors Degree
  • 7-10+ years progressively responsible, related experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • CPA license a plus
  • Excellent planning, organizing and project management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively
  • Strong orientation toward detail, quality and task completion
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • Ability to be an effective team member and handle project leadership responsibility
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the external and organizational environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  In general, the following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Requires manual dexterity for regular repetitive finger motion

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  In general, the following conditions of the work environment are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job within the environment.

  • Noise levels are considered low to moderate
  • The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated

 

Title / Level of Responsibility

Director

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