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Controller

Certificate Number: N/A/Job Order: 2024-251/1 Position (On-Site)


MISSION:

Redlands Christian Migrant Association (RCMA) is a nationally recognized non-profit leader in childcare and early education. RCMA is dedicated to serving Florida’s farming migrant community as well as low-income families and opening doors of opportunities to break generational poverty. We operate more than 65 centers and 3 charter schools, with a staff of 1,600 employees, in 19 Florida counties.


WHY WORK FOR US?

RCMA is seeking a dedicated and experienced Controller to join our team. The Controller will play a key role in overseeing the financial operations of the organization, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations, and providing strategic financial guidance to senior management. As we continue to grow and expand, we are seeking talented individuals seeking a career that makes a difference. If you are eager to contribute to our mission and committed to driving the organization forward while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and accountability, we would like to hear from you!


BENEFITS: 

In addition, RCMA offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees. This includes a $40,000 Basic Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance covered 100% by RCMA. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and a retirement plan. Eligible employees receive holiday pay, personal time off, and tuition assistance.


PURPOSE: The Controller is responsible for overseeing the accounting practices of the organization, as well as managing and maintaining its fiscal records. The individual will sustain overall responsibility for enforcing vigorous internal controls and guaranteeing the prompt submission of financial reports. This role entails the oversight of day-to-day accounting staff management and works closely with the Associate Executive Director of Business and Finance, team leaders, management team, and external auditors. In addition, the Controller possesses comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following; however, other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
  • Prepares network-wide financial statements on a monthly basis, including the statement of activities, and the statement of financial position.
  • Supports the Associate Executive Director of Business and Finance in presenting reports that compare the budgeted figures with the actual results; assists in interpreting and explaining any discrepancies between the budgeted and actual figures.
  • Communicates effectively and keeps the organization’s Associate Executive Director of Business and Finance apprised of pertinent accounting information.
  • Oversees the accurate tracking and reporting of all programs, and projects, and leads the timely and accurate tracking and reporting of all revenue.
  • Updates and modifies accounting policies and procedures.
  • Reviews and updates internal control policies ensuring the segregation of duties and safeguarding of the organization’s assets.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required; CPA and Master’s degree are preferred.
  • Five years or more of related experience in accounting, finance, or a similar role with exceptional technical skills required.
  • Expertise in all aspects of accounting including account reconciliation, budgeting, presentation of information, analysis, projections, internal controls, and nonprofit or government accounting experience preferred.
  • Expertise in finance for a complex organization or similar environment, including a background of working with or for external auditors preferred.

SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE:

  • Supervises an accounting staff of 10 or more on all daily operations of accounting and payroll teams.
  • Conducts performance reviews for the employees in the accounting department and develops corrective action plans when needed.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Chief Financial Officer experience is preferred.

RCMA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and a drug‑free workplace.


Send application and/or resumes & cover letter to:

State Office – The Rollason Center

Catalina Sepulveda, Associate Director of Business & Finance

catalinas@rcma.org

Isabel Garcia, Executive Director

isabel@rcma.org

402 W Main St Immokalee FL 34142

Phone: (239)658-3560
Fax: (239)658-3565

Application available online at: www.rcma.org


Additional Info

Job Function : Finance

Type of Position : Full time

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