Controller (Non Profit)

The Resurrection Project - Chicago, IL3.0

Full-time$85,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits

After 29 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging over $500 million in community investment.

Division Purpose:

The Accounting Division oversees TRP’s operating, investment and building funds, develops cash management strategies and provides accurate and timely financial reporting to all divisions within the organization so that each division can effectively manage their respective programs. This division also prepares all financial reports needed for CFO, CEO and Board of Directors review.

General Job Description:

The Controller provides oversight of all TRP’s accounting transactions including operating, division, and buildings. The Controller is directly responsible for preparing all necessary financials, reports and materials for the annual audit process. Additionally, the Controller is responsible for the timely preparation and execution of all financial statement reporting and accounting policies and procedures. The Controller is responsible working with other divisions, staff and leadership to further the overall mission of the organization.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Controller provides oversight of all TRP’s accounting transactions including operating, division, and buildings. The Controller is directly responsible for preparing all necessary financials, reports and materials for the annual audit process. Additionally, the Controller is responsible for the timely preparation and execution of all financial statement reporting and accounting policies and procedures. The Controller is responsible working with other divisions, staff and leadership to further the overall mission of the organization.

  • Prepares and analyzes all TRP’s monthly financial statements, including balance sheet, income statement and cash flow projections. Ensures timely distribution of monthly financial statements for TRP by the 15th of every month
  • Reviews all monthly financial reports with key departments. Advise on any modifications deemed necessary.
  • Documents and implements accounting policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards.
  • Oversees the preparation and maintenance and reconciliation of accrual schedules for all accounts.
  • Leads the accounting team with the preparation of the annual audits and 990 Tax return.
  • Protect operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Prepare any required reporting packages tailored to the needs of each investor, lender, or other interested parties, and assure that information is timely and relevant.
  • Attend and participate in required organizational programs, board, committee and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree is the minimum educational requirement in accounting. CPA preferred Minimum ten years accounting experience.
  • Experience in non-profit development or real estate development organization a must.
  • Ability to improve business processes and maintain high standards and work quality.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and others as necessary.
  • Ability to work with teams and engage others.
  • Adhere to the highest ethical standards.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural in English/Spanish strongly preferred.

Special Working Conditions and Demands

  • Must be able to work some evenings and weekends as extended hours are required during audit season.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

The Resurrection Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation (including gender identity), military status, disability, language (any language use not related to job duties), or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • management: 5 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

License:

  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday