Reports To: SR VP of Finance
Supervises: Accounting Dept. Staff
Revised Date: 07/21

Mission Statement: Building lives that work

Job Objective

This position provides the leadership and direction to carry out and plan for the Agency’s financial activities and responsibilities. Accountable for all phases of general accounting, payables, receivables, taxes, borrowing, budgets, insurances, internal controls and auditing. Ensure the utilization of sound financial policies and procedures and compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements. Provide fiscal analysis and issue periodic reports on financial stability, liquidity and growth in order to ensure the viability and sustainability of the Agency. Carry out the Marion Goodwill Industries, Inc. Mission Statement.

Essential Job Functions

  • Direct supervisory responsibility over the accounting personnel to ensure timely and accurate completion of their work.
  • Oversees the efficient operation of the accounting system which provides financial reporting utilizing the Goodwill Industries International Chart of Accounts, following generally accepted principles and policies and conforming to the fiscal standards.
  • Directs General Ledger activities to include closing, analysis, and production of financial statements including appropriate revisions to keep the management team and others updated.
  • Oversees the development, maintenance and practice of all accounting related policies and procedures in order to comply with state and federal laws.
  • Maintains accounting systems and records in accordance with department and management needs and retention standards.
  • Responsible for specialized billing activity involving Private, Nonprofit, City, County, State or Federal Grants or contracts awarded by these agencies to this organization. Responsible for ensuring compliance with all grants or other funding sources, including the preparation of all documentation needed for external review.
  • Ensure that monthly bank reconciliations are completed for all organization bank accounts.
  • Preparation of the annual budget.
  • Assists the auditors with the preparation of the Annual Financial Statement audit, which includes compilation of data and creating schedules as requested by our auditors.
  • Ensure compliance with all agency policies and procedures and safety standards throughout areas supervised and maintain same to meet CARF, Department of Labor, and other regulatory standards.
  • Through words and actions support Marion’s Goodwill’s Mission, Vision, and Values; furthermore, actions and decisions will align with organizational guiding principles.
  • Other duties which may be assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Accounting and Finance.
  • Minimum of five years’ administrative experience in management of general accounting functions or as a controller.
  • Solid accounting priniciples background.
  • High level of proficiency in a variety of accounting and financial software programs.
  • Microsoft office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) required.
  • Self-motivated and directed with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Confidential, organized, analytical, and detail-oriented.
  • Strong communication skills a must.
  • Desire to work with rehabilitation clients, employees and the public; team orientation; appropriate dressing and grooming; willing to travel when the need arises. Able to pass alcohol/drug screening; maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and adequate personal liability insurance.

Job Competencies:

Relationship Management – The ability to manage interactions to provide service and to support the organization. This to include: Business Networking Expertise, Visibility, Customer Service, Advocacy, Creditability, Community Relations, Teamwork, Pro-activity, Responsiveness

Consultation – The ability to provide guidance to organizational stakeholders. This to include: Project Management, Analytic Reasoning, Problem-solving, Inquisitiveness, Creativity and Innovation, Flexibility, Time Management

Leadership and Navigation – The ability to direct and contribute to initiatives and processes within the organization. This to include: Transformational and Functional Leadership, Results and Goal Oriented, Mission Driven, Change Management, Consensus Builder

Communication – The ability to effectively exchange information with stakeholders. This to include: Verbal, Written, and Presentation Communication Skills, Persuasion, Diplomacy, Perceptual Objectivity, Active Listening, Effective Timely Feedback, Facilitation Skills, Meeting Effectiveness, Social Technology and Social Media Savvy, Public Relations

Cultural Effectiveness – The ability to value and consider the perspectives and backgrounds of all parties. This to include: Diversity Perspective, Openness to Various Perceptiveness, Empathy, Openness to Experience, Tolerance for Ambiguity, Adaptability, Cultural Awareness and Respect

Ethical Practices – The ability to integrate core values, integrity, and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices. This to include: Rapport Building, Trust Building, Professionalism, Creditability, Personal and Professional Courage, Personal, Professional and Behavioral Integrity

Critical Evaluation – The ability to interpret information to make business decisions and recommendations. This to include: Measurement and Assessment Skills, Objectivity, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Curiosity and Inquisitiveness, Research Methodology, Decision-making, Knowledge Management

Business Acumen – The ability to understand and apply information to contribute to the organization’s strategic plan. This to include: Strategic Agility, Business Knowledge, Systems Thinking, Economic Awareness, Effective Administration, Departmental and Company Business Knowledge

Physical/Emotional Demands:

The ability to remain in a stationary position roughly 90% of the time, as well as the ability to move about the office occasionally (accessing files/storage, office equipment, computers and other office productivity devices, attending meetings, etc.), is required.

Using a computer while sitting for extended periods is common. Must also be able to position self to maintain equipment, including under tables and desks.

No heavy lifting is expected, though occasional exertion of about 20 lbs. of force (e.g., carrying binders, portfolios, laptops) may be required. Good manual dexterity required to use common office equipment (e.g., computers, mobile devices, calculators, copiers, scanners).

Emotional: Can be high stress. Regular need for communication and social interaction with others. Will require prioritization in a fast-paced environment.

Job Location: Administrative office and tele-commuting. Some overnight travel at meetings and conferences.

Technology and Equipment: Copier; Scanner; Computer; Basic Internet and Email Usage; Instant Messaging; Zoom; Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams); QuickBooks; adding machine, fax machine, copier/scanner.