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Controller  

About the Organization YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization founded in 1891 as a member of YWCA USA, the oldest and largest multicultural organization in the world.

The mission of YWCA Minneapolis is eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our vision is to be the most trusted and effective change agent in the journey to eliminate racism and sexism in our community.

We are a trusted social justice organization with a 130+ year history of advocacy for women and children. More than 30,000 people in our community are served every year by YWCA Minneapolis, through award-winning programs, classes, and workshops.

YWCA Minneapolis strives every day for:
• Race and gender equity
• Economic independence for women
• Respect for diverse cultures
• Children and youth who thrive
• A community that is vibrant and healthy

 
Category Accounting/Finance  
Description

Who We Are

YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization founded in 1891 as a member of the national YWCA, the oldest and largest multicultural organization in the world. We share a common vision for peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all people. More than 25,000 people in our community are served every year by YWCA Minneapolis, through hundreds of programs, classes and support groups. If you are looking for a career that challenges and rewards you, consider joining us.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

As Controller, you are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of accounting functions including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, and the month-end general ledger close. Provide leadership and supervision of the accounting staff, to ensure accurate and timely completion of routine accounting duties and preparation of financial reports. Responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial reports, funder reports, the 990 and payroll tax returns. Oversee financial analysis to YWCA departments as needed. Maintain/update the accounting policies and procedures manual. Develop and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with approved policies and external requirements and identify opportunities for improved controls, efficiencies and/or effectiveness. Recruit, hire, train and coach direct reports. Coordinate year-end audit and annual budget process.

 

Staff Development

  • Recruit, hire, orient, train and coach direct reports.
  • Establish performance standards and facilitate staff development learning opportunities.
  • Maintain intra-department cross-training.

 

Accounting Management

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports for Senior Leadership, Board, Finance Committee and Investment Committee.
  • Prepare/review periodic reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Coordinate the year-end audit and the preparation of the Form 990.
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual consolidated budget. Assist departments as necessary to prepare their budgets. Assist CFO/COO with the review and analysis of departmental budgets.
  • Prepare reports to funding agencies as required.

Health & Wellness Accounting

  • Provide oversight and ensure that daily and monthly reconciliations, billing and collections, financial and statistical reports are completed, timely and accurate.
  • Ensure consistent and timely responses are made to membership-related complaints, inquiries and special requests.
  • Review membership deferral and receivable accounts and inventory reconciliations on a quarterly basis.

Early Childhood Education Accounting

  • Supervise the billing and collection process.
  • Ensure compliance with USDA program requirements are maintained.
  • Prepare analysis on utilization and collections, and assist program managers and Dept. heads to maximize earned revenue.

Accounts Payable

  • Oversee the accounts payable process.
  • Work with program staff to improve efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing processes.
  • Review the issuance of 1099s.

Policies, Procedures and Administration

  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and ensures all functions and processes are adequately documented.
  • Reinforce financial controls and ensure practices are consistently followed to assure annual unqualified audit and Single Audits, as well as compliance with donor requirements.

Relationship Management:

  • Work closely with Organizational Advancement, department supervisors and the granting/contribution process to ensure accurate and timely financial and program outcome information is provided to funding agencies and that the accounting for restricted contributions/grants is accurate.
  • Educate and coach YWCA staff in the use of financial information to manage programs, departments and funding.

 

 
Position Requirements

What You Will Bring

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. CPA or MBA preferred.

Experience

  • Four years of successful supervisory experience.
  • Four years experience in financial management and reporting
  • Not-for-profit and for-profit experience preferred

Other required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • High proficiency with computerized accounting systems and computer software
  • Strong PC computer skills including spreadsheets, query and word processing
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Strong teambuilding, coaching and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse styles, cultures and perspectives.
  • Strong ability to productively resolve conflict
  • Excellent organization skills

    BENEFITS: We offer a comprehensive Benefits Package, including Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; Retirement Plan; generous Paid Time Off, FREE YWCA Minneapolis Health & Wellness Membership; reimbursement for Continuing Education and support for Professional Development.

     

    Note: YWCA Minneapolis is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

     

    ADDITIONAL NOTES:

    This job description represents the major functions but not intended to be all-inclusive.

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background/reference check.  A criminal conviction does not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    YWCA Minneapolis requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) STATEMENT: YWCA Minneapolis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Salary $95,000 to $105,000  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Downtown YWCA Minneapolis  
EOE Statement YWCA Minneapolis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  
HoursPerWk None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

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