Greater Toledo Community Foundation
The Foundation is looking to fill the position of Controller. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is a supervisory position that will oversee the Finance team. The position profile follows. To apply, email a cover letter and your resume to [email protected] The position will remain open until it is filled.
JOB TITLE: Controller
SUPERVISOR: Chief Financial Officer
The Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is a community asset. The Foundation is a collection of funds established by donors interested in philanthropy and supporting the Toledo area. Currently, the assets of the Foundation are approximately $435 million, made up of over 900 funds. The Foundation is the largest grantmaker in the Toledo area, granting an average of $18 million a year.
General Job Description
This position will be the leader of the Foundation's new, integrated software package. Responsibilities will include managing the Finance team; maintaining/updating procedures for the new software; preparing quarterly financial statements; accurate preparation of quarterly donor reports; and managing the annual audit.
Major Duties and Job Responsibilities
Lead software team/Train super-users
Prepare quarterly financial statements
Create financial statement and supporting schedule reports
Manage in-house technology needs, working with IT consultant Schedule and oversee the external audit and related activities
Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed on a timely basis
Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
Monitor actual operating revenues/expenses and inform President or CFO of any significant variances
Supervise the Finance Team (Fund Accounting Manager, Grants Manager and Accounting Assistant)
Communicate with banks, brokerage firms or other financial institutions to facilitate the timely sale and reinvestment of non-cash assets donated to the Foundation or its related entities
Prepare annual operating budget schedules for the CFO’s review
Minor Duties and Job Responsibilities
Maintain the chart of accounts
Update/Maintain Finance Department Procedures Manual
Review HR related vendors and recommend options
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications for the Job
4-year degree, preferably with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or MIS
Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant designation
3 to 5 years in a supervisory role
Ability to manage many job tasks while supervising others
Ability to work closely with senior management
Meet monthly financial deadlines
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Ability to identify best practices in all areas of Finance
Strong analytical and organizational skills
While this is mainly an office position, the ability to lift small boxes (letter stock, postcard stock, paper) is required occasionally.
There is generally no travel involved, unless attending Foundation or professional development events.