The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has “access” to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust works with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers, and policymakers across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food. More information about The Food Trust is available at www.thefoodtrust.org.
The Controller is responsible for the daily accounting operations of the agency, to include the production of monthly financial reports (including comparison to budget), maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and maintenance of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the agency’s reported financial results, and ensure that the financial statements comply with generally accepted accounting principles and financial reporting standards.
The Controller will regularly communicate with management about budget variations and ensure that all grant/funding budgets are accurately entered into the agency’s accounting software system. This position will significantly participate in the department’s audit preparation process. This position has access to sensitive The Food Trust financial information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.
The Controller will supervise members of the Finance team and will report directly to the Vice President of Finance and participate in departmental activities as necessary.
· Prepare monthly financial statements: ensure monthly close is completed by the tenth working day of each month, including analysis of actual results to budget; make recommendations for resolving budget variances as needed.
The physical demands described here 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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here 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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
3-5 years of accounting experience of continuing responsibility working with non-profits, grants and other funding sources is required.
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting. CPA or MBA is preferred.
SALARY/PAY RATE: The Food Trust offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefit program, and a supportive, mission-driven work environment where you can grow and learn both professionally and personally and be part of a great team.
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Full-time, Exempt.
JOB OPEN DATE: Immediately
To apply: Email your résumé and cover letter to email@example.com. Please reference “Controller” in the subject line. Applications are due on Friday, July 23rd
The Food Trust adheres to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities to all job applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability or sexual orientation.
The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has “access” to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust works with…