Senior Controller

Jubilee Park & Community Center
April 11, 2022
Fair Park/East Dallas, Texas
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Jubilee Park and Community Center (JPCC) is looking for a Senior Controller. This person
will lead the accounting and operations team. In collaboration with the CEO, the Senior
Controller will review and enhance internal policies, procedures and infrastructure that will
allow Jubilee to be financially sound, continue to grow and fulfill its mission.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Senior Controller will be responsible for
oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will be involved in
supporting presentations to the board finance committee and will work closely with the
leadership team. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of a budget of $3
million and supervise a team of two staff members including functional responsibility over
accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. The
Controller will ensure that Jubilee has the systems and procedures in place to support effective
program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with
managers and their staffs, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting
procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. In
addition, s/he will partner with the CEO, senior leadership, and operations team staff to
enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.

Additionally, you will analyze the organization’s performance, identify trends, report and
advise on strategies to maintain a healthy financial position. You will also develop,
recommend, and implement accounting procedures and policies, and supervise staff in carrying
out those policies & procedures to ensure internal controls are effective.

Accounting Responsibilities:

• Develop and execute the financial strategy for JPCC
• Work with CEO on strategic planning and implementation of lean, modern, and efficient
systems of operation across the entire organization.
• Review departmental budget proposals, supporting documentation and justification.
• Oversee the preparation of the organization’s annual budget, which also includes
responsibility for its tracking and reporting activity.
• Develop and maintain relationships with agency’s bankers and investment advisors.
• Oversee management of Accounting & Operations teams
• Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely
manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor
progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of Jubilee’s financial status
• Develop and maintain regular communications with Board Treasurer and Finance
Committee members.
• Oversee management of Accounting & Operations teams.

Risk Management
• Manage internal controls over financial reporting.
• Develop and implement accounting procedures.
• Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained.
• Coordinate treasury management: ensure proper internal controls are in place to
safeguard the cash management and all other assets of the organization.
• Oversee management of all aspects of the finance, accounting, payroll, and benefits
coordination activities; also fulfill internal (independent) and external (authorized)
agencies’ audit requirements.
Reporting and Compliance
• Develop a system for Impact Managers, Chief Advancement Officer and the CEO to
provide data needed for regular financial forecasting for both revenue and expenses.
• Coordinate with staff, board finance committee and external consultant to produce all tax
documentation as required, including but not limited to the preparation of Form 990
• Ensure organization’s compliance with rules, laws and regulations pertaining to local,
state, and federal tax authorities including all applicable internal and external reporting
• Maintain fundamental GAAP, FASB and GASB principles and sound internal control
policies throughout the organization by maintaining, testing, adapting, improving, and
implementing effective information gathering processes and systems.
• Responsible for ensuring the generation and interpretation of financial, managerial, and
analytical reporting.
• Ensure that Accounting Department’s policies and procedures align with OMB (Office
of Management and Budget) Uniform Grant Guidance that is incorporated in Federal,
State and local government grants received or subcontracted to the organization.
• Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the organization.
• Effectively assess and clearly communicate risks in a timely manner.
• Lead and coordinate internal efforts to fulfill agencies’ audit requirements with external

• Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting or Business Administration, CPA, or
CMA certification a plus.
• Solid understanding of financial reporting, GAAP, FASB, GASB
• Minimum of 3 years non-profit accounting and governance experience.
• Minimum of 2 years in leading organizational audit projects
• Solid knowledge of information systems, financial analysis, and forecasting.
• Computer proficiency and expertise in QuickBooks & Excel.
• Action oriented, strategic, proven leader capable of setting goals and inspiring colleagues
and staff toward their achievement.
• Functional familiarity with data base software. E-tapestry a plus.
• Strong and effective leadership, organizational and communication skills. Flexible and
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Application Instructions

How to apply: Please email a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for professional
references to No phone calls, please.

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