Fiscal Controller
TITLE: Fiscal Controller
REPORT TO: Executive Director
STATUS: Exempt Position
The Fiscal Controller is responsible for keeping accurate records of all financial transactions of the Agency. The Fiscal Controller is responsible for providing timely, accurate reports on the financial status of the organization to the various funding agencies, the Executive Director, Department Directors and the Board of Directors. Responsible for the preparation and timely submission of all State and Federal Tax Reports as well as appropriate invoices as required. The Fiscal Controller is responsible for the supervision of the staff in the Fiscal Department and maintaining adequate internal control of various fiscal responsibilities. They assist in the preparation of program, department and agency budgets. Property Control is the responsibility of this individual.

Bachelor’s Degree
Bachelor’s degree in a related field equivalent knowledge base gained through lived experience or through formal schooling, independent study, short course or other applicable arrangements.

Education may be waived with significant job related experience
More than 3 years
BCA Background Study
DHS Background Study
Valid Driver’s License
Work Environment
Conventional – Office model
Hybrid – Flexible work model that is a blend of in-office, remote, and/or on-the-go.

Excellent oral and/or written communications skills.
Ability to manage time that results in both a satisfactory quantity and quality of work.
Support the Mission of the Agency through daily work and while representing the Agency in public.
Have general knowledge of programs and activities of the Agency.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.
Must be able to handle diverse work problems on a daily basis.
Must be able to organize a work schedule, set priorities and work effectively to meet deadlines without supervision.
Must be able to adjust to changes necessitated by last minute assignments and deadlines requests that may prove stressful.
Ability to effectively work across differences, especially socio-economic and cultural differences.
Attend trainings, classes and meetings as necessary to improve job skills and maintain an acceptable level of job performance.
Serve as a mentor for new staff.
Other Knowledge
Have knowledge and apply Agency policies and procedures, including safety, technology, data practices and other applicable policy, procedure and program regulations.
Understand numbers and mathematical concepts.
Knowledge of public and private sources of debt equity and subsidy.
Knowledge and understanding of federal, state, and local guidelines, codes, regulations, for implementation and reporting requirements.
Knowledge of Community resources.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned.
Area 1: Program Operations
Maintain and create analyses with various forms of exported data (text, pdf, Excel)
Keep systematic and up-to-date records of the Agency’s financial affairs.
Responsible for full cycle accounting (AR / AP / GL / Payroll)
Reviews bank reconciliations monthly.
Prepares cash collateralization schedule quarterly to record other banking activity.
Prepares self-insurance dental bank reconciliation and billing summary monthly.
Responsible for the review of Agency insurance coverages, plus, proration of applicable premium charges based on appropriate program exposure.
Oversee investments as authorized by the Executive Director.
Assist auditor with IRS Form 990 preparation.
Responsible for retirement plan audit by providing all financial records, reviewing the financial statement as prepared by the auditor, including the reconciliation of Form 5500 as prepared by a TPA.
Responsible for worker’s comp classification assignments, quarterly review, annual budget and year-end audit.
Responsible for unemployment insurance review, providing quarterly analysis and suggested program updates to the Executive Director.
Ensures monthly financial reports for individual programs are provided to Department Directors and the Board of Directors.
Ensures the invoices for all Programs are completed timely.
Maintains internal control of automated payroll system.
Review payroll timesheet reports before posting to ledger.
Responsible for comprehension and adherence to the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements a/k/a/ the Uniform Guidance; plus, other reports as required.

Area 2: Program Compliance
Maintains budgeting systems, which provide control of all expenditures made to carry out the Agency’s activities.
Prepares all appropriate financial reports relative to assigned programs of operation to be submitted to the applicable funding source, Executive Director, Department Directors and Board of Directors.
Responsible for fiscal year Agency audit and Single audit(s). Review financials for 80+ programs, review or preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, program reconciliations, SEFA and other supporting schedules. Provide requested documentation during Field Audit.
Prepare quarterly and year-end payroll reports.
Prepare ad-hoc reports.
Keep all computer files on the Agency network.

Area 3: Program Communications
Keep the Executive Director informed of all potential programmatic problems or concerns.
Keep all computer files on the Agency network.

Area 4: Development Assistance
Draft and update fiscal procedures and manual as necessary.

Area 5: Work Knowledge
Advanced level Excel experience a must.
Must have aptitude for budget control; must be able to evaluate budgets and fiscal information in relation to ongoing program activities.
Must have experience with Federal and State rules, regulations, standards, contract and Fiscal accountability procedures, preferably in non-profit area.
Must be able to work under periods of demanding workloads due to seasonal operations of the program(s).
Must be able to prepare reports and gather and evaluate program data.
Working knowledge of computer systems; personal computer, internet, and client tracking systems.
Must possess supervisory skills; experience in a supervisory capacity is preferred.

Supervision of Others
Responsible for assigning, instructing, and checking the work of 1 to 3 other employees in 1 geographic location
Safety of Others
Modest amount of responsibility for the safety of others. Complacence with established safety regulations for the job performed mitigates exposure to injury of self or others.
Contact is both inside and outside the agency, and may include formal presentations.
Physical Demand
Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
Requires sitting, standing, bending, stooping and reaching.
Physical ability to operate equipment specific to your position.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must have valid driver’s license and current auto insurance coverage in compliance with Minnesota State guidelines on the vehicle used for work related travel.
Travel for completion of job duties, trainings and meetings as required.

Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, co-workers, providers, volunteers and supervisors.
Treat customers, co-workers and public in a respectful and courteous manner at all times.
Continue to develop skills and abilities.
Community Representation
Represent Lakes and Pines Community Action, Inc. in a positive manner.
Adhere to the Community Action Code of Ethics.
Seek to understand poverty and barriers faced by community members.
Maintain confidentiality of agency, program and customer information.
An Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor
In accordance with federal and state laws, Lakes and Pines CAC is an equal opportunity employer, contractor and provider of services. The Agency will maintain a policy of non– discrimination with all employees and applicants for employment. All aspects of employment within the Agency will be governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, public assistance status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity,status as a parent, familial status, or in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

If an applicant needs reasonable accommodations for the employment application process, please contact Lakes and Pines either by phone, mail, email or in person and request such consideration. (Such as sign language, interpreter, materials in large print, accessibility)

Individuals are encouraged to complete an Employment Application form whether or not a vacancy currently exists. Employment applications will be kept on file for one year and will be considered for appropriate job vacancies.