Beacon of Hope Crisis Center 6920 S. East Street, Suite B Indianapolis, IN 46227
Controller Part-Time (will evolve into Full-Time)
Part-Time (20 Hours / Week)
Reporting to the CEO, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team. This position will begin as Part-Time and will evolve into Full-Time; any interested applicants must be willing to transition into a Full-Time role.
The Controller will have experience and capability to successfully lead all day-to-day finance operations of a budget of $1 million and be capable of functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. The Controller will ensure that Beacon of Hope Crisis Center has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with program leaders and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. In addition, s/he will partner with the CEO, senior leadership, and the Board of Directors to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions. Responsibilities
Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
Coordinate all audit activity.
Ensure that all filings are accurately and timely completed and that we are always informed and in good tax and business status standing.
Always maintain extreme confidentiality and keep safe secure records and backups.
Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of Beacon of Hope Crisis Center financial status.
Assist Beacon of Hope Crisis Center leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
Support the CEO in engaging the board’s audit and finance members/committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.
Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants.
Qualifications Specific requirements include:
QuickBooks experience required; a high level of QB software knowledge.
Create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
Maintain a positive communicative style with internal staff without compromising confidentiality of financial knowledge.
Personal qualities of integrity, confidentiality, credibility, and unwavering commitment to Beacon of Hope Crisis Center’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CEO, the responsibility for finance.
Minimum of a BA; CPA and/or MBA preferred.
Experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, gaming and e-commerce.
Grants management experience as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is essential.
Technology savvy and knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance stakeholders.