Salary: $175,000 per year
The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) is seeking a highly qualified Comptroller to help oversee GDC financial functions. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Comptroller is responsible for the proper financial receipt, disbursement, accounting, reporting and control of GDC assets and funds. The Comptroller ensures the financial integrity of GDC through the effective management of a system of internal accounting controls, which s/he will have the opportunity to develop and build.
• Establish and provide management and direction for payroll, revenue, general/expenditure, fixed asset, lease, financial reporting, general ledger, and financial systems accounting services;
• Ensure the accuracy, integrity, and timeliness of GDC’s financial information;
• Develop, update, and maintain an integrated financial plan for effective accounting and reporting of financial resources;
• Manage the centralized financial accounting and control system of GDC. Manage a comprehensive system of accounts and records in accordance with GDC requirements and in conformance with generally accepted accounting theory and practices.
• Maintain an audit liaison with GDC independent accountants, government agencies, and other organizations authorized to review the fiscal affairs of GDC.
• Advise the Chief Financial Officer on accounting policy, revenue and expenditure trends, and accounting directives and proper practices.
• Ensure consistency and interoperability between GDC’s financial reporting system and project cost management software.
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required, with coursework in accounting, finance, business, or related field preferred. Advanced degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field highly desirable;
• Demonstrated experience successfully managing senior accounting and/or financial management functions;
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage budgets, and a fast-paced working environment with multiple projects on competing timelines;
• Detailed knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices, and statutory requirements;
• Knowledge of financial information systems commonly used in accounting;
• Experience building out these functions in an organization highly desirable.