• Posted on: Aug 04, 2023
  • Location: Kenosha, WI
  • Job ID: 0b8d30a4
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Aug 04, 2023
  • Location: Kenosha, WI
  • Job ID: 0b8d30a4
  • Type: Full Time

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Role Overview:
The Controller plays a critical role, overseeing all aspects of financial, accounting, and tax reporting. This includes fixed asset management, internal financial controls, managing restricted funds, and ensuring compliance with laws pertaining to non-profit entities. As a key leader, the Controller supervises a team of four, ensuring efficient accounting processes across the organization, while closely collaborating with various departments.
Key Responsibilities:
* Preparing and reviewing financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
* Leading coordination with independent auditors for annual audits, including single audits for federal and state grants.
* Supervising the accounting team and overseeing general and grant accounting functions.
* Preparing financial reports for federal and state grants and ensuring compliance.
* Processing data for annual federal 990, 990-T, and related state tax filings.
* Maintaining an organized accounting system and implementing policies and procedures.
* Ensuring timely and accurate processing of all accounting transactions.
* Managing cash disbursements and overseeing bank relations and debt levels.
* Assisting in budget creation and monitoring.
* Maintaining the fixed asset system and overseeing capital project accounting.
* Serving on institutional committees for process improvements and strategic initiatives.
* Managing governmental online systems like G-5, SAM, Federal Clearinghouse, etc.
* A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
* CPA certification is a plus.
* Minimum of seven years of relevant professional experience, with at least five years in higher education or public accounting.
* Excellent communication skills to effectively engage with various stakeholders.
* High levels of integrity and professionalism.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel), web browsers, and standard office equipment.
* Willingness to travel occasionally for business purposes.

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