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Controller, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

$85,000 – $100,000 yearly

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

Last Updated: 11/17/22

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Controller with not-for-profit experience to play a critical role in advancing the goals and initiatives of the Chamber and the Chamber Foundation. The Controller will be a CPA, a self-starter, possess high drive, and take ownership and accountability.
As the Controller, you will support core finance and accounting processes for the Chamber and its affiliates, such as accounting processes, compliance, financial reporting, budgeting, and some operations such as insurance and risk management. This position is best suited for an individual with strong attention to detail, preference for technical analysis, and an analytical thinker with a robust finance and accounting background in the not-for-profit sector. This position reports to the Chief Finance Officer.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Ensures the completion of month-end close activities
  • Delivers accurate month-end financial statements by providing timely and accurate analysis of actual monthly results, budgets, financial trends, and forecasts.
  • Ensures effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Manages financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting for the Company.
  • Coordinating activities of external auditors
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement, and implementing new processes
  • Developing and monitoring business performance metrics
  • Overseeing regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed.
  • Leading the Foundation’s financial administration and related processes
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Competencies
  1. Action & Results Oriented
  2. Attention to Detail and Accuracy
  3. Ability to Consistently Meet Deadlines
  4. Conflict Management
  5. Priority Setting
  6. Functional/Technical Skills
  7. Customer Focus
  8. Ethics & Values
  9. Integrity & Trust
  10. Global & Cultural Awareness/Diversity Advocate
Supervisory Responsibility
The Controller does not have supervisory responsibility but has significant partnerships throughout the organization. This role inspires action through, collaboration, teamwork, relationships and information sharing.
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Related Field
  • CPA certification strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of accounting and/or financial management experience
  • 5+ years of non-profit experience
  • Excellent leadership skills including effective communication skills, strong problem-solving skills and they to employ sound decisioning process based on previous work experience.
  • Customer focus, integrity, drive for results, team player, etc.
  • Ability to interact and build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities and characteristics, including but not limited to age, gender-identity, race, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, disability status, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and physical appearance.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Candidates will be evaluated on the competencies listed above, the required education and experience, and their ability to perform the essential functions as assessed through interview and reference checks. In addition, preference will be given to candidates with:
  1. Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with a high degree of professionalism
  2. Ability to interact and build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds, personalities and characteristics, including but not limited to age, gender-identity, race, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, disability status, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, and physical appearance.
Work Environment
This position is located in a climate-controlled downtown office site and requires a minimal amount of external activity. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets. The job will require talking, listening, researching, data entry and sitting for long periods working at a computer screen. The employee will sit 75% of their workday. 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. This position does not require travel. Requirements include some evenings and weekends with a flexible work week available to accommodate these instances.

https://www.cincinnatichamber.com/the-chamber-at-work/careers



Company Details

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States