Controller/​CPA

The ide­al can­di­date will over­see all account­ing func­tions, along with the gen­er­al busi­ness oper­a­tions of the church includ­ing HR, finance, and P/R. This indi­vid­ual will lead oth­ers to ensure all ACCF busi­ness func­tions are prop­er­ly han­dled in a time­ly fash­ion. They will pro­vide mean­ing­ful finan­cial report­ing and rec­om­men­da­tions to ACCF leadership.

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions:

  • Agree to ACCF doc­tri­nal dis­tinc­tive and vision as found in our What We Believe/​Vision statement
  • Ten years of expe­ri­ence in busi­ness and finan­cial management/​leadership as a controller
  • Able to build and deliv­er effec­tive pre­sen­ta­tions to audi­ences with wide-rang­ing backgrounds
  • Self-starter with effi­cient time man­age­ment and orga­ni­za­tion­al skills
  • Pri­or work in pub­lic account­ing is desired
  • CPA licen­sure required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Chief Finan­cial Offi­cer account­able for all assigned aspects of the church’s finances, includ­ing con­duct­ing the day-to-day busi­ness of the church
  • Coor­di­nate the prepa­ra­tion of an annu­al oper­at­ing budget
  • Main­tain an appro­pri­ate chart of accounts to reflect the cur­rent finan­cial posi­tion of the church and its min­istry activ­i­ties per account­ing stan­dards approved by out­side auditors.
  • Ensure that ade­quate inter­nal con­trols, includ­ing those rec­om­mend­ed by our audi­tors, are in place and uti­lized to pro­tect the church’s assets
  • Over­see the prepa­ra­tion of month­ly and year-to-date cur­rent vs. pri­or peri­od finan­cial pack­age, includ­ing bal­ance sheet accounts and P&L actu­al vs. bud­get for the lead­er­ship to review monthly.
  • Ensure that donor-restrict­ed monies are prop­er­ly account­ed for and meet the intent of the donor
  • Pro­vide infor­ma­tion as request­ed to audi­tors on a time­ly basis. Work with audi­tors to pro­vide pre­sen­ta­tion of audit to the GE and Fast
  • Review con­tracts for con­for­mi­ty with church pol­i­cy; secur­ing out­side legal coun­sel and con­trol of legal com­mu­ni­ca­tions as necessary
  • Cre­at­ing short and long-range finan­cial fore­casts to facil­i­tate deci­sions and plan­ning, includ­ing cash flow estimates
  • Over­see employ­ee total com­pen­sa­tion activ­i­ties and report­ing process
  • Mon­i­tor and ana­lyze ben­e­fit pro­grams (med­ical, vaca­tion, 403b, etc.) for pol­i­cy com­pli­ance and costs
  • Man­age and devel­op bank­ing and lend­ing relationships 
  • Over­see the process of hir­ing new staff includ­ing, job post­ings, inter­views, back­ground checks, and selec­tion, as nec­es­sary, to con­form with applic­a­ble laws and reg­u­la­tions, includ­ing the Equal Oppor­tu­ni­ty Employ­ment provisions
  • Over­see the main­te­nance of files appro­pri­ate to per­son­nel and pay­roll records
  • Over­see the man­age­ment of approved per­son­nel poli­cies and make rec­om­men­da­tions for changes as appro­pri­ate to leg­isla­tive, reg­u­la­to­ry, or oper­a­tion changes to the Oper­a­tions Team
  • Main­tain a cur­rent inven­to­ry of plant, prop­er­ty, and equip­ment with the best esti­mate of replace­ment cost for insur­ance purposes
  • Mon­i­tor insur­ance needs and work with the insur­ance provider to main­tain ade­quate cov­er­age at the low­est cost
  • Super­vise all mat­ters relat­ed to risk” man­age­ment, includ­ing the fol­low­ing: (1) estab­lish and mon­i­tor prac­tices and pro­ce­dures that reduce the church’s expo­sure to lia­bil­i­ty; (2) keep — ACCF in com­pli­ance with all applic­a­ble reg­u­la­tions, laws, and stan­dards of prac­tice; and (3) assure that appro­pri­ate insur­ance cov­er­age is in place and up to date
  • Oth­er duties assigned by the Oper­a­tions Team