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Job Title: Controller
Company Name: MACED
Location: Berea, KY United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/18/2019
Expire Date: 04/18/2019
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Finance/Economics
Job Description
Controller
Overview
MACED is looking for a highly motivated and experienced accounting and finance professional to join its staff as Controller. This person will perform accounting and finance functions in support of MACED’s work and supervise the Staff Accountant.
Background
The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is a 43-year-old multi-strategy economic development organization that seeks to transition Eastern Kentucky’s economy into a just and sustainable post-coal future. We work with people and places in Central Appalachia and Kentucky to build a strong and diverse economy, increased family well-being, healthy and protected land, air and water, and an effective and accountable democracy.
MACED is a fast-paced, dynamic and growing organization with a 33-person staff that manages over $30 million in total assets. MACED seeks to make meaningful progress towards a Just Appalachian Transition through the following core strategies: 1) investing capital in local enterprises and communities, 2) demonstrating local-sector development ideas, 3) engaging in research, communications and advocacy for policy and narrative change, and 4) building entrepreneurial and leadership capacity.

Position Description
1. Participating in the finance team, contributing to the overall effective financial management of the organization. Team membership involves:
• Participating in team meetings.
• Participating in the development of strategies, plans and budget.
• Participating in evaluation.
• Individual assignments.
2. Supervising Staff Accountant, whose duties include general ledger entries, accounts payable processing, and payroll processing.
3. Performing a variety of accounting and finance functions. These responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 Preparing and coding accounts payable for payment.
 Executing our approved cash management plan, including identifying and recommending investment vehicles.
 Ensuring accuracy of general ledger, including regular maintenance of chart of accounts.
 Performing period-end closings, including allocations and preparing and interpreting financial statements.
 Tracking team and organizational performance against annual budget, and assisting in preparation of the annual budget for management and board approval.
 Preparing and submitting grant reports to private and government funders, in compliance with
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funder guidelines.
 Preparing and submitting lobbying reports to government as required.
 Preparing internal financial statements for review by management and program teams.
 Determining appropriate sources of funds for lending programs, in collaboration with Loan Fund Administrator.
 Protecting MACED’s assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls and documenting procedures.
 Leading use of accounting software, including implementing new features and functionality.
 Preparing and maintaining staff timesheets, in accordance with grant periods and specifications, cash projections, and other considerations.
 Backing up other staff on payroll, deposits, check-writing, keying, filing and other tasks as needed.
4. General.
 Other duties as assigned.
 Practicing safety in all aspects of the job.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications and Characteristics
Knowledge/expertise: Four-year accounting degree and five years of experience in accounting, including managing all aspects of day-to-day financial operations and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements. Experience with nonprofit accounting. Experience as a supervisor. Communication: Business writing skills, interpersonal communication skills. Technology: Strong spreadsheet and accounting software skills. Personal characteristics: Well-organized, attentive to detail, able to work on multiple projects at once, able to work successfully on a team with diverse members. Physical: Close vision with or without corrective lenses necessary for computer work. Manual dexterity needed to operate computer. Able to perform duties in a time-efficient manner. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive. Any employment offer is contingent upon applicant’s insurability on MACED’s group vehicle insurance policy.

Preferred qualifications and characteristics
Experience working with external auditors. Knowledge of business financing. Knowledge of federal funding sources for business lending and federal indirect cost rates. Experience with Abila MIP. Knowledge of Appalachian region.
Additional Information

This full-time position offers a competitive salary based on experience, with a generous benefits package. The position is based in Berea, Kentucky. Berea is a beautiful, small college town, less than an hour south of Lexington, on the edge of the Appalachian region. MACED is an equal opportunity employer.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to controller.hiring@maced.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be considered until the position is filled. For more information about MACED, visit www.maced.org. Please no drop-ins.
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Contact Information
Company Name: MACED
Contact Email:controller.hiring@maced.org
Website:https://maced.org/jobs/controller/
Company Description:
The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is a 42-year-old multi-strategy economic development organization that seeks to transition Eastern Kentucky’s economy into a just and sustainable post-coal future. We work with people and places in Central Appalachia and Kentucky to build a strong and diverse economy, increased family well-being, healthy and protected land, air and water, and an effective and accountable democracy. MACED is a fast-paced, dynamic and growing organization with a 31-person staff that manages over $30 million in total assets. MACED seeks to make meaningful progress towards a Just Appalachian Transition through the following core strategies: 1) investing capital in local enterprises and communities, 2) demonstrating local-sector development ideas, 3) engaging in research, communications and advocacy for policy and narrative change, and 4) building entrepreneurial and leadership capacity. MACED is an equal opportunity employer.
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