Asphalt Green is looking to hire a full-time Controller to assist in managing the organization’s financial processes. Specifically, the Controller will lead the effort to upgrade accounting software platforms, improve process policies and procedures, and develop the Finance team of 7 individuals. The Controller will also have oversight of day-to-day accounting functions, including managing the general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable. This is a unique opportunity to apply your skills in a highly successful nonprofit focused on sports and fitness. See www.asphaltgreen.org for more information on who we are.
NOTE: This is an on-site job at our Upper East Side location. If you are looking for remote work, this is not the job for you.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assists the CFO in managing the overall financial and accounting functions of the Finance department.
Supervises the Assistant Controller and the Accounting staff in the day-to-day operations of the Finance department.
Establishes organizational-wide financial safeguards, implements standards, identifies emerging issues, and makes improvements to processes and systems where applicable.
Oversee the timely month-end closing and reporting process.
Reviews bank reconciliations, accruals, and confirms proper timing and recognition of revenue and expenses.
Monitors the collection of all revenue and payment of all expenditures and related recording of all transactions.
Prepare monthly financial reports.
Participate in periodic operational meetings with upper management to review current fiscal year-to-date data versus the budget and prior year actual data. Actively understand each area of the business; explain significant variances and highlight opportunities and areas for improvement.
Calculate and distribute key performance indicators (KPI’s) monthly.
Manage and coordinate the annual audit process conducted by external auditors. Ensure all supporting schedules are prepared and provided to the audit team in advance of field work and are in an auditable format to allow for a thorough and efficient process.
Maintain the general ledger and chart of accounts.
Participate in the annual budget process.
Meet regularly with the Development team to confirm all outstanding gifts and pledges, reconcile contributions raised and reported in the P/L versus contributions reported as GAAP revenue in the general ledger.
In coordination with the CFO develops and maintains key banking relationships.
Ensures proper hiring and training of Finance department staff. Conducts performance evaluations. Makes termination and disciplinary recommendations, where necessary.
Manage transmission of forms 1096 and 1099 at each calendar year-end
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.
CPA strongly recommended.
Experience as a Controller or Director of Finance in a not-for-profit organization preferred.
Experience with audits and GAAP required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with Salesforce, Concur and Great Plains accounting software helpful.
Asphalt Green is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds achieve a healthy lifestyle through a lifetime of sports and fitness. Community service is at the core of our origin and at the heart of our mission.
We are dedicated to helping New York City residents live an active and healthy lifestyle through our high-quality sports, fitness, and aquatics programs. Our goal is to inspire a love for sports and fitness while imparting healthy habits that will improve the lives of all New Yorkers.