Controller

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless - Rockville, MD (30+ days ago)3.1


General Description: The Controller will be responsible for the overall administration of fiscal operations including but not limited to accounting, compliance, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and grants management. The Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is a key financial manager who must function independently, communicate effectively, and is a collaborative team player. The Controller will ensure compliance of laws and regulations as they relate to the fiscal health of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Fiscal Operations

  • Mange the day to day operations of the accounting department including but not limited to accurate and timely recording of financial transactions such as cash receipts, accounts receivable and journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Supervise accounting staff of MCCH and CH (affiliate).
  • Ensure prompt and accurate monthly and yearly close process including preparation of financial statements for management review.
  • Oversee the bi-weekly payroll process and ensure accuracy, timeliness and proper checks and balances between HR and payroll processor.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual account reconciliations.
  • Monitor daily cash flow needs of the organization and initiate bank transfers when necessary.
  • Review all subsidiary related financial transactions ensuring intercompany transactions are reconciled monthly.
  • Review the accuracy of the monthly journal entries and financials from Avison Young (property management firm) and reconcile to the MCCH general ledger.
  • Prepare and disseminate monthly budget variance reports to management.
  • Assist the CFO in preparing budgets.
  • Prepare for the annual audit and coordinate the audit process for MCCH and affiliated entities.

Supervisory & Administrative Responsibilities

  • Manages the accounting staff to include identifying staff training and development opportunities
  • Provides continuous, ongoing and impactful feedback to staff regarding performance and improvement
  • Manages the performance evaluation process, including disciplinary actions, and completes evaluations of each direct report.
  • On a bi-weekly basis approves timesheets and leave requests promptly and meets all payroll associated deadlines
  • Seeks continuous and ongoing feedback from the CFO to identify opportunities to improve and develop performance
  • Checks email and other MCCH communications in a consistent and ongoing basis to ensure prompt replies to internal and external constituents

Compliance

  • Oversee and ensure contracts and grants compliance for MCCH.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance of CH loan portfolio and asset management.
  • Review contracts and leases and provide input to management regarding potential risk and/or coordinate outside legal review.
  • Develop a tracking system for contracts and grants to ensure full compliance and practical application of terms, conditions and scope.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field, CPA license preferred.
  • Minimum ten years of progressive accounting experience in fiscal management.
  • Experience in a non-profit with multiple programs and complex funding a must.
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting and auditing principles and standards.
  • Knowledge of Excel, QuickBooks and Financial Edge a must.
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff and lead teams.
  • Communicate effectively and collaborate with all levels of the organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Accounting: 10 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's

License:

  • CPA