Employment Opportunities

Financial Controller

Job Summary

Responsible for management, strategy and oversight of the organization’s finances and investments including accounting, financial management, budgeting, audit, tax and investment activities. Provides expertise as needed to internal and external partners, and assists with strategic and tactical organizational matters.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

(Additional duties may be assigned)

        • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of transactions by implementing disciplined internal audits and controls throughout the organization
        • Manage accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and general accounting
        • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of annual audited financial statements, tax returns and relevant filings
        • Create and implement an effective financial strategy to meet the demands of the organization
        • Support fund creation and stewardship by working with the Director of Giving Strategies to provide donors with financial expertise and reporting, as needed
        • Develop and distribute timely financial reports to the President/CEO and other constituents, as needed
        • Assure financial plans are consistent with organizational goals
        • Create financial analysis tools to forecast and evaluate proposed initiatives and special projects, programs, capital expenditures, etc.
        • Interface with external audit firm(s), financial institutions, investment partner(s), etc.
        • Create and implement an effective investment strategy, including oversight of investment pools and associated managers
        • Oversee compliance matters related to the organization’s status as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity and community foundation, and fulfill necessary requirements
        • Manage Audit and Finance Subcommittee and Investment Advisory Group, including member communications, agenda setting, document creation and meeting presentations

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position directs the work of select Finance staff members in a high performing, team environment.

Education and Experience

          • Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university required; master’s degree preferred
          • CPA preferred but not required
          • Five or more years’ related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
          • Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge is preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

          • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedurals, government regulations
          • Manage multiple priorities
          • Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints
          • Present effectively and persuasively to management, public groups and/or Board of Trustees on controversial and/or complex topics
          • Provide accurate calculations, analysis and support for organizational financial needs
          • Employ utmost discretion in all presentations/correspondence and communication
          • Practice excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication

Please submit cover letter and résumé to John Husnay at jhusnay@foundationhoc.org.