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POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Controller oversees all aspects of CHIRLA’s accounting functions. Responsible for planning, budgeting, directing ledger accounts, financial statements, and cost control systems. Mange the financial compliance of both 501 c3 and 501 c4 organizations transactions. This position requires a minimum of bachelor’s degree with a CPA certification or equivalent with at least five years of experience in the non-profit sector. The Controller must understand financial programs to obtain information related to grant compliance and reporting. This position supervises the accounting team. The Controller reports directly to the Managing Director and collaborates closely with the management team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Oversees the preparation of daily, monthly, annual, and other periodic financial statements and reports. Ensures that external document submissions and filings are accurate and timely

• Coordinates tax reporting requirements. Works with external accountants to file federal, state, payroll tax returns, lobbying, independent expenditure (501 (c4), and any necessary filings Oversees the preparation and filing of payroll taxes, and tracks and reports fringe benefit tax data (relocation expense reimbursements, use of Company vehicles, etc.)

• Prepares and monitors the Organization's budgets and internal systems using Sage Intact, Nexonia, and Salesforce

• Coordinates the annual audit. Ensures that accounting records and reports are in compliance with government regulations. Cooperates with and assists external auditors as appropriate

• Ensures effective financial internal controls for the Department. Continually evaluates established policies and procedures, and recommend for updates or modifications as necessary

• Creates flowcharts to organize Department processes

• Coordinates accounting information systems which track specific operational and financial data • Works to implement and update systems including payroll, fixed asset management, expense management, cash management, etc.

• Supervises, trains and encourages the growth of finance staff’

• Completes financial analyses of cash flow, maintains good working relationships with banking institutions, etc. Develops and implements improvements as appropriate;

• Attends and participates in Board, Management and committee meetings as appropriate. Knowledge and understanding of relevant accounting, tax and compliance rules and regulations for 501(c) 3 and 501 (c)4 nonprofit organizations

• In collaboration with development department staff, monitors grant invoicing and receivables, communicates with funders as needed • In collaboration with program directors and development staff, prepares all financial reports for all grants

• Prepares monthly and quarterly reports for internal audits related to department grant requirements and compliance.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, and/or CPA equivalent experience

• Minimum five years’ experience in nonprofit finance; significant grant reporting experience preferred

• Expert computer skills including advanced spreadsheets and accounting software; Sage Intacct, Nexonia and Salesforce preferred • Ability to translate financial concepts effectively and the ability to work with program and development colleagues to accomplish grant reporting

• Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a rapidly changing environment

• Attention to detail and accuracy a must; great ability to problem solve and find suitable solutions to immediate challenge

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Controller oversees all aspects of CHIRLA’s accounting functions. Responsible for planning, budgeting, directing ledger accounts, financial statements, and cost control systems. Mange the financial compliance…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    September 20, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 85,000 - USD 90,000

Benefits

CHIRLA offers an excellent benefit package, which includes generous time off, health, dental, vision and 401K plan

CHIRLA offers an excellent benefit package, which includes generous time off, health, dental, vision and 401K plan

Level of Language Proficiency

Knowledge and understanding of relevant accounting, tax and compliance rules and regulations for 501(c) 3 and 501 (c)4 nonprofit organizations

English Proficient

Knowledge and understanding of relevant accounting, tax and compliance rules and regulations for 501(c) 3 and 501 (c)4 nonprofit organizations

English Proficient

Location

On-site
Los Angeles, CA, USA

How to Apply

To apply - submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations and a resume to: jobs@chirla.org

Subject Line should read: Controller

To apply - submit a cover letter sharing your personal interest as well as salary expectations and a resume to: jobs@chirla.org

Subject Line should read: Controller

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