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Financial Controller (Remote)

Company: Nexford University
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a part-time Financial Controller (15-20 hours / week) who will manage the end-to-end accounting and reporting process for Nexford University. You will provide accurate and data-based information on the company's accounts and financial statements. You will have sound knowledge of GAAP and should have sound knowledge of federal and state tax filing procedures. You'll be responsible for regular accurate financial reporting. Experience with online businesses is essential, and startups preferred.The Financial Controller at Nexford University (NXU) will be the main be person responsible for closing and consolidating monthly financial statements, helping drive decision making based on financial performance, and providing detailed analysis and reports to management at regular intervals as well as assembling and summarizing data to structure insightful reports on financial performance and risks.Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Controller will directly manage an accountant to assure timely and accurate recording and reporting. The role will require interface with various departments such as marketing and academic teams.The successful candidate will be assertive, very organized, professional, highly analytical, and capable of solving problems. They also are likely to need to demonstrate patience and resilience and be calm under pressure.Responsibilities:Managing accounting and financial transactions, ledgers, and reporting; requesting and reviewing contracts as needed to update ledgers, data, and reports.Ensure that appropriate financial systems, accounting policies, and internal controls are implemented and maintained.Analyze data to identify and resolve accounting and/or financial errors and discrepancies.Track and audit contracts to ensure invoices are sent, received, paid, and in accordance with contractual terms.Assist leadership with developing and maintaining both short and long-term financial operation strategies.Develop and monitor business performance metrics.Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions.Sourcing and management of working capital.Manage State and Federal business filings.Manage processing of US Payroll and filing payroll tax returns.Required QualificationsOnly candidates with experience working with online businesses (SaaS or E-Commerce) will be considered.Qualification: CPAEducation: College degree in accounting or financeExperience: Minimum 5 years of accounting experience as a Controller, Accountant, or related. Experience working with a start-up preferred.Excellent communication and analytical skills are requiredCompensation and Benefits (this is a part-time position 15-20 hours / week)Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world10 days paid vacation leave12 days paid personal development time-off, after 6 months50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses & degrees for your familyFree access to LinkedIn Learning starting Day 1A friendly global teamContemporary collaboration toolsAn entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environmentAn environment where you will be technically and intellectually challengedWorking remotely

Keywords: Nexford University, Washington DC , Financial Controller (Remote), Accounting, Auditing , Washington, DC

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