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:
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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