Delta Sigma Phi is looking for a Controller at its Headquarters in Indianapolis. See the description below for details, and send your application and/or questions to Patrick Jessee at jessee@deltasig.org.


Location:
Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity Headquarters
2960 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Type:
Full-Time

Nondiscrimination:
Delta Sigma Phi does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or national origin.

Description:
The focus of this job requires significant attention to both detailed accounting functions, as well as strategic level support and planning. The role supports two non-profit entities, the general Fraternity (with a $5 million budget) and the Foundation (with a $10 million endowment and robust system of restricted funds), and supervise a team of 1-2 individuals. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in managing non-profit accounting systems (preferably with restricted funds), and will have an ability to and interest in providing strategic financial advice to the CEO in a growing organization. The position requires strong initiative and self-direction.

Responsibilities:
Accounting Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with
    appropriate GAAP standards
  • Manage payroll and employee benefits
  • Overseeing responsibilities handled by a position reporting to the Controller (including billing, receivables, payables, and certain spreadsheet / clerical work)
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures
  • Coordinate all audit activity
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of financial status
  • Develop annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate
  • Ensure grant and fundraising processes align with regulations
  • Oversee, provide leadership & training to, and leverage strengths of finance team
  • Maintain and ensure financial compliance with all organization’s contracts

Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Serve on the leadership team, and assists in organization’s strategy for new initiatives, programs and services provided to undergraduate members, partnerships with institutions & vendors
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting
  • Supporting the CEO on presentations to the board and audit committee
  • Ensure processes and systems are in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits
  • Work closely with program leaders to educate them regarding procedures and budgets, and to explore how the finance function can support program operations

Qualifications:
Experience in accounting and finance oversight with non-profit accounting systems, and demonstrated capacity for and interest in being a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker; association or non-profit background preferred; bachelor’s degree required, CPA or CMA preferred; 3-5 years’ experience minimum; personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and confidentiality; technological savvy; keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills allowing for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting; ability to manage a variety of projects with varying deadlines; work in a supportive and results-oriented environment; ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers.

Contact:

Please submit resume, salary requirements, references, and cover letter to:
Patrick Jessee, CEO
jessee@deltasig.org
(317) 634-1899