In-office at the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan headquarters
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF PORTLAND METROPOLITAN:
The Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP)’s mission is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members. BGCP’s top priorities are to ensure an inclusive, diverse, and equitable work environment with an uncompromised commitment to safety. We are committed to filtering all policies and practices through an equity-based and trauma-informed care lens. We position ourselves as lifelong learners and seek individuals who have demonstrated dedication to creating safe and nurturing environments. We seek individuals who are dedicated to supporting extraordinary experiences for youth, are exceptional team members, have an investment in our surrounding communities, and are hungry for ongoing personal growth and professional development.
To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area, visit our website: http://bgcportland.org
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AT THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF PORTLAND METROPOLITAN:
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area (BGCP) exists to help empower all youth, families, and staff to reach their full collective potential. We believe in the right for individuals and communities to have equitable access and opportunity to participate and succeed in all organizations and workplaces, particularly our own.
We recognize that there have been, and continue to be, patterns of oppression, exploitation, and unfairness in the culture, law, and institutions of our country that harm under-served groups and communities. BGCP commits itself to undo these patterns of injustice in a deliberate and targeted manner, with a particular focus on ethnicity and race. In this ongoing process, we commit to using the principles of equity and inclusion to evaluate and guide our policies, practices, and procedures; to eliminating disparities; and to implementing an inclusive process for receiving community input. We will listen to those who may have not been heard before and commit ourselves to learn and growing from our mistakes.
By becoming more equitable and inclusive, we will better empower and support the youth, families, staff, and communities that make up the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area, as they discover their Great Futures.
EQUALITY: Everyone receives a pair of shoes
EQUITY: Everyone receives a pair of shoes that FIT
To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area, visit our website: http://bgcp.org/equity
BGCP seeks to hire a Controller with a strong accounting background whose experience is in the non-profit or for-profit sectors and grant management/coding. The Controller will plan and direct the accounting operations of the BGCP, report directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department, and supervise two accounting professionals.
The Controller will collaborate with the CFO to provide timely and accurate financial reports, budgets, and information contributing to the goal of a highly functional financial operations team tied to the organization’s mission. The ideal candidate will have proven non-profit industry experience as a GAAP accountant, preferably in a senior role with non-profit organizations. The Controller also will assist the CFO in streamlining BGCP’s budgeting and financial reporting processes and provide thorough financial-status reports to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth.
Salary range for Controller: $75,000-$85,000
- Oversee and support the Accounting Department with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity, and supervise operations and functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and bank reconciliations
- Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures and implements a system of internal controls over accounting transactions to minimize risk
- Manage the production of periodic financial reports; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and other required financial reporting standards
- Recommend benchmarks that will be used to measure the company’s performance
- Assist the CFO in preparing the annual budgets, forecasts, and financial reports with such reports containing significant budget differences and variances.
- Develop internal control guidelines, policies, and procedures for budget accounting, cash and credit management, administration, and other activities.
- Support the CFO in working with external auditors and provides needed information for the annual audit.
- File quarterly and annual reports to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements, e.g., 1099s, 941s, Annual Reports, Form 990, etc.
- Manage and monitor all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements and the requirements of private contributions, loans, and government contracts.
- Maintain internal control safeguards for the receipt of revenue, costs, organizational budgets, and actual expenditures.
- In conjunction with the CFO, establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on a bi-weekly, monthly, and annual basis
- Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize the protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflow in the accounting department
- Serve as primary liaison to the Development & Marketing Department for grant monitoring, compliance, reporting, and providing necessary financial information
- Maintaining the accuracy, integrity, and completion of the financial dive’s folders and materials – proper journal entries and up-to-date folders
- Reviews and presents check register for approval to the CEO and CFO
- Compliance with accounting and finance procedures – GAAP related to non-profit accounting
- Track Endowment funds and reporting with Development Director
- Oversee and sign off on all bank statement reconciliations
- Prepare and monitor Depreciation Schedules
- Prepare Annual IRS Form 990
- Issue 1099s to Vendors by January 31st of each year
- Monitor, maintain and update the Chart of Accounts
- Manage the financial books and records on a monthly basis
- Highly proficient in Quick Books or other accounting software programs – Enterprise preferred
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
- Ability to both independently and collaboratively solve problems, manage multiple priorities, and move complex projects forward while paying attention to details and deliverables
- Grant management & allocation experience
- Knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (e.g., language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, and gender)
- Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting
- Minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager with a non-profit organization or comparable experience with an accounting firm or for-profit company
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting – MBA and/or CPA (active or inactive) preferred
- Experience and knowledge of complex nonprofit accounting issues, including the revenue recognition, compliance, and reporting needs of federal, state, and local governments and private grantors as an employee or mid to senior-level management position with a non-profit entity with at least 100 employees
The Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan (BGCP) does not just accept difference, but we value and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. BGCP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference.
To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan’s Equity Commitment, contact Lisa Meersman, Vice President of Equity, People & Culture.