The Institute of Professional Practice – Controller
Location: P.O. Box 1249, Montpelier, VT 05601
Full Time, Day Shift
You will be responsible for the accounting systems of IPPI, including; the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of the general ledger system, and adherence to a comprehensive set of accounting controls. The ability to form positive relationships with the CFO and other executives is essential to the preparation and design of the IPPI annual budgets, and preparing State specific filings. The successful candidate should be familiar with, generally accepted accounting principles and regulatory filings. Work is to be performed in an accurate, timely, and professional manner.
Maintain IPPI general ledger
Maintain subsystems that feed the general ledger including; depreciation modules, and allocation programs
Partner with accounts payable and accounts receivable processing to ensure an efficient and smooth integration of data
Review Coding & maintain proper allocations to cost centers
Lead payroll department, reviewing postings, processing of tax and other filings, ensuring compliance with State laws
Build detail reports for internal use, including custom reporting to meet operational needs
Prepare and/or oversee others’ preparations of required State filings
Work with CFO on audit planning and preparation of work papers
Maintain detail record of fixed assets and the associated depreciation ensuring detail ties to the general ledger
Prepare and/or handle account reconciliations
Assist CFO and State Directors in budget preparation and forecasts
Prepare monthly financial reports such as budget to actual performance and financial activity by program
Work with CFO to develop other specific reports as requested
Perform analytical review of the monthly operating results to ensure accounting accuracy
Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls
Work with States and CFO to respond to State regulators
Serve as financial resource to others for planning
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures; ability to compile, analyze and interpret financial data; strong social and teamwork skills required; proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; detail oriented; strong analytical, organization and time management skills; strong verbal and written interpersonal skills; ability to delegate and oversee effectively.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an accounting role including previous controller responsibilities
Experience with Great Plains software a plus
Management experience preferred
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA and/or advanced degree preferred.
IPPI is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. IPPI and Talon RPO do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.