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Financial Manager - EWTN (Irondale, AL)

posted Jun 24, 2016, 12:23 PM by Birmingham IMA
Details of the position are below. If interested, email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to humanresources@ewtn.com.

TITLE:               Financial Manager

REPORTS TO:      Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

DEPARTMENT:    Accounting

LOCATION:         Irondale, AL

FLSA STATUS:     Exempt

GENERAL SUMMARY: The EWTN Financial Manager is responsible for managing the financial operations of assigned EWTN entities.  Works with the CFO and EWTN managers to develop effective financial processes and reports.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand and promote the overall mission of EWTN and the specific mission of the Accounting Department.
  • Manage the monthly close process for assigned EWTN entities including reviewing general ledger activity, producing financial statements, and analyzing variances from the budget and prior year.
  • Assist department managers in preparing the annual budget.
  • Maintain the integrity of the general ledger system and any systems that provide information which is input into the general ledger.
  • Evaluate all systems used by assigned entities that provide financial information to determine that information is processed in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Work closely with EWTN executives and department managers to learn about EWTN and to provide financial knowledge.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts quarterly.
  • Supervise the accounts payable processing to ensure that all vendors are paid timely and correctly.
  • Employ cash flow modeling to ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet operational requirements.
  • Document all accounting processes.
  • Prepare required information and documentation for the annual external audit.
  • Assist the CFO to ensure timely completion of annual external audit; filing of all tax returns; and preparation of financial reports for Senior Management and the Board of Governors.
  • Assist CFO with various projects as assigned.
  • Promote a culture of integrity and disciplined stewardship regarding the use of financial resources entrusted to EWTN.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of prior accounting experience.
  • Prior experience supervising personnel.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong knowledge of internal control concepts and techniques, with sufficient awareness of the indicators of potential fraudulent activity.
  • Ability to establish work priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing processes and recommending improvements.
  • Team player.
  • Flexibility on hours to complete task at hand

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and EWTN mission.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP, as well as proficiency using MS Office.
  • Experience with not-for-profit-accounting.
  • Experience with Concur expense reporting system.
  • Ability to analyze financials and identify trends and areas for opportunity/ improvement.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting, finance, or a related business field.

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • CPA, CMA or related discipline certification.
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