Are you looking for a new opportunity to be a leader and grow alongside your next organization? At NIGP, we are growing and ready for innovation. We are looking for our new Controller to take us to the next level. Are you that person?
As NIGP’s Controller you will lead the day-to-day financial, budgeting and reporting operations, including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Provides oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities and ensure NIGP has systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.
Works closely with department managers and their staff, to educate regarding finance and accounting procedures and also explore how finance and accounting functions can best support program operations.
Delivers timely communication of financial information related to all aspects of the organization.
Your Key Responsibilities will be:
Transition accounting system from Great Plains to Quickbooks Enterprise
Month end and year end close
Oversee bank account reconciliations
Monthly journal entries
Prepare and review monthly financial statements
Analyze financial statements and identify trends
Coordinate annual independent audit
Participate in the budget process
Achieves budget objectives
Collects, analyzes and summarizes trends to prepare special reports
Monitors the Institute’s annual budget and monthly financial performance
Has oversight of investment portfolio
Management of long-term cash needs
Maintenance of banking relationships and services
Development of policies and procedures ensuring internal controls and adherence to GAAP and federal requirements
Liaison with vendors
Document monthly close process & bookkeeper responsibilities to ensure continuity of operations
Supervise and back up our bookkeeper
Your Ideal Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge and success in managing fiscal compliance and standards defined through GAAP and FASB
Working knowledge and success in budget development, preparation, analysis, and forecasting
Knowledge and practical experience in accounting software databases (Great Plains and Quickbooks Enterprise a plus), as well as office software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel (knowledge of Avectra / netForum a great asset)
Experience with general and sub-ledger maintenance
Analytical and critical decision making skills
Ability to set priorities, schedule staff assignments, and manage multiple deadlines
Ability to think strategically and perform tactically
Ability to adapt to changing priorities
Ability to develop, write and implement operational policies and practices
Reliable and dependable
Excellent time management skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to provide excellent customer service to members and staff
Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships
Your Minimum Qualifications are:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Master’s preferred
5-7 years of accounting experience
Prefer 2-3 years of association experience
NIGP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
EOE M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: At NIGP, we are committed to provide competitive salaries that are equitable and reflect the requirements and responsibilities of the position. In addition, we continuously benchmark our benefit package.
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement. Developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents since 1944.With over 3,000 member agencies representing over 15,000 professionals across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, the Institute is international in its reach. Our goal is simple (though maybe not so easily attained): recognition and esteem for the government procurement profession and its dedicated practitioners.