• Controller

    Goodwill Industries of ChattanoogaChattanooga, TN 37407

    Job #1657613934

  • Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area is seeking a full-time Controller. BA/BS
    degree in Accounting/Finance/Related major, 5+ years’ experience in business/nonprofit
    leadership with an accounting or finance role, along with 5+ years’ experience managing
    finance or account staff required. Directs and coordinates accounting activities to include
    payroll, receivables, payables, general ledger, workforce development contracts, fixed assets,
    petty cash, and various inventories. Experience with assessing and/or implementing new
    financial management software systems preferred. Full job description available upon request.
    Salary range between 75k-80k depending on experience with competitive benefit package.

    Are you ready to be transformed?

    Goodwill is a mission-driven organization, which means we never lose sight of the people we serve or the power of work. We also understand that strong businesses succeed because they value their employees. We are committed to giving our employees what they need to be successful, and that’s why at Goodwill we offer:

    • Competitive Compensation and Benefits
    • Career Opportunities and Personal Development
    • Formal and Informal Training Programs
    • Work-Life Balance
    • Respectful, Supportive Atmosphere
    • Dynamic, Diverse, and Exciting Culture
    • Financially Stable, Well-Respected Organization
    • Fun, Fulfilling Mission Driven Work

    The Controller is a forward-thinking and skilled business leader and systems thinker who
    provides thoughtful and careful financial management and enjoys leading teams through
    change. The ideal candidate will develop capacity and work collaboratively to find creative
    solutions to deliver results. Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Controller is also responsible for
    providing leadership for the Finance & Accounting team. 
    Common Functions:
    Provide support to all required ad hoc projects and analyze all financial presentations
    efficiently, providing support to all activities and recommend improvement to all business
    practices and processes.
    Monitor all invoicing activities of the Profit Center and ensure compliance with all
    corporate standards.
    Analyze all required operations and customer profitability ratios and collaboration on
    defining appropriate pricing and contracts.
    Assist management and executives to achieve all business objectives.
    Essential Job Functions:
    Supports the mission and vision of Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area. 
    Supports the diversity and differences of others including, but not limited to, those with
    cultural, ethnic, and gender differences, individuals experiencing homelessness, and
    persons with visible and non-visible disabilities.  
    Works closely with the VP of Finance, CEO, and senior leadership to implement financial
    strategies across the organization. 

    Directs the adequacy and maintenance of the company's system of accounts. Evaluates
    and develops internal controls and ensures that controls remain effective as organization’s
    needs change, making recommendations and/or adjustments when needed, and
    communicating issues as they arise.
    Develops and maintains accounting policies, procedures, standards and internal controls
    and ensures uniform accounting practices, adequate internal controls and compliance with
    order or regulations issued by licensing agents and appropriate government agencies.
    Ensures accurate reporting, statements, and audits of financial, accounting, and statistical
    records in compliance with DOL, ERISA, and GAAP.
    Leads the organization through the annual operating budget process and coordinates with
    senior leadership to integrate with long-term budgetary planning and cost management in
    alignment with strategic plan.
    Evaluates, recommends, and provides information for insurance coverage for protection
    against property losses and potential liabilities.   
    Oversees finance team and daily and month end operations of GL, AP, AR, and payroll.
    Other duties which may be assigned.

    Qualifications:
    BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or related major required. CPA preferred. 
    5+ years’ experience in business or nonprofit leadership accounting/finance role.
    5+ years’ experience managing finance and accounting staff required.
    Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. 
    Strong financial and business acumen. 
    Strategic thinker with strong project management skills.  
    Experience with assessing and/or implementing new financial management software
    systems preferred.

    Why Work Here?
    Located in one of Tennessee’s most beautiful cities, Goodwill Industries of the Greater
    Chattanooga Area is one of Southeast Tennessee’s largest nonprofit employers. Thanks to
    proceeds from our retail stores and community support, we run programs that promote
    independence and dignity for people to provide for themselves and their families. With 300
    employees, an engaged board, an amazing staff, and important community programs with
    critical services, we are committed to creating access to opportunity and ensuring our
    employers talent pipelines are ready for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

    Please apply to the email given, thank you

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