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Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:14 AM

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Organization Summary:

THE ORGANIZATION

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys is the preeminent organization serving the interests of girls in the region, seeking to bring out the greatness in every girl, empowering her to pursue her dreams, and make the world a better place. With current membership of 30,000 girls, 12,000 valued volunteers, and a staff of 130, the Council is recognized as one of the top innovators among councils nationwide. The Council has an annual operating budget of $15 million and operates three regional service centers and seven camp properties to provide year-round engagement opportunities for girls, families, adult members, and community partners. This year we were honored to be named as a “Top Workplace” by the Star Tribune.

(www.girlscoutsrv.org)


Primary Duties:

The Assistant Controller will rigorously manage A/P, invoicing & credit, and A/R functions and is actively involved in all aspects of the accounting operations of River Valleys. Primary responsibilities include oversight of all accounts, ledgers, bank reconciliations, month and quarter-end closes, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards. This position will report to the Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Controller will rigorously manage A/P, invoicing & credit, and A/R functions and is actively involved in all aspects of the accounting operations of River Valleys. Primary responsibilities include oversight of all accounts, ledgers, bank reconciliations, month and quarter-end closes, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards.
• Supervise team of 3 individuals
• Prepare and process detailed monthly financial statements for both internal and external use. Includes Statement of Activities and Statement of Financial Position and variance reports
• Review financial data monthly and consult with Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting about problems or discrepancies
• Oversee the processing and submission of invoices
• Manage and review of general ledger account reconciliations including oversight of staff prepared reconciliations and preparation of complex reconciliations and journal entries
• Perform daily cash balancing and analysis
• Work with Sr. Director of Accounting and Finance to prepare annual and monthly budgets
• Establish internal control systems to prevent inaccuracies in financial statements
• Ensure River Valleys complies with regulatory and in-house standards and best practices
• Coordinate financial audits with the Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting and CFO
• Assist with specific projects and financial analysis as requested
• Provide backup support to other accounting functions, as needed
• Train, develop, coach, and motivate department staff, encouraging optimum productivity; and assists, advises, and resolves conflict through communication of guidelines and expectations while encouraging employee development
• Drive proactive engagement/partnership with business units; and ensuring accounting “back office” processes are efficient and cost effective
• Additional responsibilities as determined by Sr. Director of Finance and Accounting and CFO


Experience:

Education and Experience

Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
• 7+ years’ experience working in an accounting environment that involves multiple projects
• 3+ years of supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team

Preferred:
• Knowledge of non-profit accounting
• CPA

Knowledge and Skills
Ability to communicate clearly in both written and verbal correspondence
Ability to work additional hours to meet deadlines and/or complete projects
Commitment to detailed financial accounting and reporting

In addition to job-specific knowledge and skills: all employees are expected to be Customer-focused, Aligned, Accountable, Inclusive, Innovative and Collaborative.


How to Apply:

Please review the description and visit our website to learn more and apply!

https://www.girlscoutsrv.org/en/about-girl-scouts/our-council/employment.html

• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul, St. Paul

• Post ID: 27684012 minneapolis
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