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Controller

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Shoreview, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 28, 2024
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Category
Accounting
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Shoreview Home Office
Controller

Ecumen is hiring a Controller to join our Finance team. Ecumen offers an extremely competitive benefits package that includes great 401K matching and health savings account (HSA) programs. You'll also enjoy the convenience and flexibility of working remote.

The Controller is responsible for overseeing Ecumen's financial audit process and ensuring the financial integrity of our organization. This position develops and implements financial processes, policies, and programs that enhance resource utilization and cost-efficiency.

About Us:

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Leads Ecumen's financial audit process including planning the audit process and timeline, working with the CFO to create the Ecumen Consolidated audit report, partnering with external auditors, reviewing and analyzing the audit findings, addressing any areas of concern as a result of the audit, implementing audit process improvements, preparing and presenting to the board of directors a summary report of audit findings and actions taken.

  2. Prepares Ecumen's overall consolidated balance sheet and statement of cash flow, and oversees the consolidated cash reconciliation.

  3. Directs, coordinates, and works with the external accounting firm to prepare Federal, State, and Informational returns.

  4. Manages Ecumen's capital spend policy and related fixed asset and lease system maintenance and reporting.

  5. Leads, coaches, and develops the Fixed Asset Accounting team.

  6. Develops and/or enhances, implements, and enforces policies and procedures by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.

  7. Oversees recording and reconciliation of debt, including activity for mortgages, loans, cost of issuance, accrued interest, etc. Ensures that the general ledger is aligned with debt for audit and debt compliance.

  8. Oversees benefit reserves, ensuring the recording and reconciliation of monthly payments and claims activity is managed. Collaborates with key partners in the organization to ensure reserves are sufficient for expected activity.

Controller Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ten (10) years of related professional experience with progressively more responsibility
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Strong knowledge of G.A.A.P
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to simultaneously manage several projects
  • Skilled at using enterprise resource planning systems (ERP), planning tool software and related technologies
  • Strong computer skills including working with spreadsheets and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access
  • Experience in budgeting and planning including capital expenditure planning and analysis
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams; nurture an environment of teamwork
  • Exhibits a commitment to continuous improvement and is driven to implement process improvements
  • Must possess high level of integrity and ethical standards and maintain confidentiality and demonstrate good judgement
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Oracle  
  • Experience working in a senior services and/or non-profit organization
  • Public accounting experience 
  • Master's degree
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