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Financial Controller

USA Triathlon

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 1/23/2023

Financial Controller | USA Triathlon

Financial Controller

USA Triathlon

Apply by Ended 1/23/2023

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Industry Areas

Sport Finance

Job Type

 Job Description

The Controller is a key leader in the USA Triathlon Senior Management Team, serving as the right hand person to the Chief Operating Officer. This role will provide leadership, management and oversight of all accounting and financial functions, including general accounting, auditing, budgetary controls, budget plans, cash flow monitoring and monthly reporting. The successful candidate will be a highly skilled and experienced accountant, that works well cross functionally supporting and serving the full organization.  This role will also be responsible for leading and managing a motivated and talented finance team.

General Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing monthly closes, fixed asset accounting, managing cost allocations, reconciling balance sheet accounts and ensuring timely resolution of outstanding items, supporting data integrity initiatives by reviewing expense accounts for appropriate information, and developing and providing reports for finance and business users for assigned areas
  • Perform timely and accurate monthly closings through the efficient and accurate processing of journal entries related to organization-wide accruals, recurring entries, and prepaid expenses, and ensure the general ledger is accurately maintained in a timely manner
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts and other financial transactions.
  • Oversee, review and adhere to the budgets for each department and program including monthly variance reporting and semi-annual projections
  • Work proactively across all functions of the organization to support and drive annual budget process
  • Prepare financial reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Assess the adequacy of internal controls; directly involved with the audit process and managed relationships with the external auditors.
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed.
  • Maintain policy manual for the finance department including update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Manage financial staff in the facilitation of day to day operation, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, accounts receivable and payable, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiency and participate in process improvement reviews
  • Assist with various audits including USOPC financial audit requirements, IRS form 990, State, Workers Comp and Payroll

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting (Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in Corporate Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Experience in not-for-profit organizations
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely personable with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment as part of a team atmosphere, including effective coordination with members of other departments.
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize tasks
  • Experience with computerized accounting systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and other financial software, including advanced Excel capabilities for preparation of spreadsheets for financial analysis
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, policies, and processes (GAAP)
  • Experience leading and managing a team
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