Job Type: Non-ministerial

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Position Description

Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Controller is responsible for supporting the CFO in producing accurate financial data in compliance with organization standards, regulatory agencies and following General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

This full-time position maintains a complete, up-to-date systematic record of accounts and financial transactions. The role takes ownership of all the accounting processes for Catholic Charities, Porta Caeli House, and other related programs, including key journal entries) and assures that journal entries and subsequent reports are timely and accurate.

Key Tasks

  • Process all journal entries necessary for the monthly and annual closing of books, and complete closure of the books
  • Produce and disseminate trial balance and monthly financial statements
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Management of fixed assets for the organization
  • Prepare and submit monthly 403B liability payments
  • Prepare and submit monthly reimbursement of expenses for the MRS program
  • Assure internal controls related to petty cash accounts
  • Lead the preparation of the annual financial audit as needed
  • Provide guidance and supervision in accounting as needed
  • Assist in compensation, including payroll, and benefits administration
  • Review bi-weekly payroll, execute related accounting and reporting
  • Ensure accurate coding and processing of monthly HR benefit invoicing
  • Assist CFO on special projects as needed
  • Provide budget support
  • Duties as assigned

Key Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Masters and/or CPA preferred)
  • Five years of experience in an accounting role
  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Commitment to timeliness and accuracy
  • Experience with accounting software systems, Financial Edge preferred
  • Proficiency in Windows XP, Microsoft Office
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs, bend, stoop, sit and stand for long periods

Key Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized and methodical
  • Able to maintain confidentiality