Jewish Family Service of Dallas
March 14, 2019
Addison area, TX-Texas
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Job Summary:

Jewish Family Service is currently seeking an experienced, proven and hands-on Controller due to the rapid growth we are experiencing and our reorganization. The Controller will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting practices, preparation of all monthly reports, and supervision of all accounting/development staff.

Position Duties:

  • Prepare accounting related entries to several databases (accounting and development).
  • Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files.
  • Prepare all month-end closings.
  • Plan and prepare for the annual external audit and Form 990. The Controller is the primary contact for the external auditors.
  • Perform various account reconciliations.
  • Analyze information and options by developing spreadsheet reports, verifying information.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Prepare financial statements by gathering/analyzing information from the general ledger system.
  • Implement accounting procedures and internal controls.
  • Ability to maintain workplace confidentiality and take ownership/accountability for own actions and aspects of the job.
  • Assist with any special projects and other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and CPA certification required.
  • 2-3 years’ experience with extensive grant reporting, preferably with federal grants.
  • 5 years’ experience and knowledge of non-profit accounting a must.
  • Must have demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook as well as expertise with implementation and integration of financial software systems. Experience with MIP Fund Accounting/Abila FR50 preferred, but not required.
  • Desire to learn and take on various types of responsibilities.
  • A self-motivator, eager to learn and grow a fast learner.
  • Solid PC skills including proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports.
  • Must have exceptional internal and external customer service orientation.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and convey thoughts clearly, logically and concisely both orally and in writing, using appropriate grammar and command of the English language.
  • Must be able to work on a timetable, meet deadlines, follow instructions and accept direction on given assignments.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Willing to work overtime when necessary.

Estimated Salary: $80,000-$85,000 depending on experience.

Please submit a letter containing your salary requirements and resume to Persons without the minimum years of grant reporting or non-profit accounting experience need not apply.

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