JOB OPENING: Controller

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THIS JOB IS CLOSED

JOB OPENING: CONTROLLER

Full Time/Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Controller will plan, manage and supervise all accounting functions to ensure the financial health of Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico (SHC-NM). These responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring timely and accurate funder billings, monthly and annual closings, tax filings, vendor payments, and payroll transactions; manage and coordinate annual audits; manage accounting staff and contractors; communicate accurate financial information to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain accounting systems and general accounting books for SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Oversee and monitor transactions that effect cash flow and lines of credit for SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Coordinate the development of the annual operating budget for SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Manage the general accounting functions of SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Manage the payroll function to ensure accurate and timely payroll transactions.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for the SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage accounting staff and accounting contractors.
  • Monitor financial requirements of grants and contractual obligations for SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Prepare financial records for independent financial audits for SHC-NM and affiliates.
  • Assist the Executive Director and designated staff in grant preparation.
  • Process all day to day accounting requests and ensure compliance with federal, state, local and project requirements.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • Minimum of seven years’ accounting experience
  • Minimum of five years’ supervisory experience
  • Prefer two years’ experience with fund accounting in a non-profit environment
  • Experience with contracts, grants, HUD, uniform guidance, and multiple entities preferred

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Ability to create and maintain accounting systems from conception to implementation
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of property management, affordable housing, tenant based assistance programs and/or housing development desired
  • Knowledge of fund accounting in a non-profit environment
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in QuickBooks, Word, Excel and MIP Fund Accounting software
  • Ability to organize work flow to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make and maintain positive working relationships
  • Excellent decision making skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to function both as a team member and a team leader

Send cover letter, resume, and completed SHC Employment Application to hr@shcnm.org

SHC Employment Application can be found at www.shcnm.org/job-openings/

SHC-NM is an EEO employer