MissionBESTs mission is to provide individuals with the education, skills and training to excel in the hospitality industry and in their personal lives. We do this through a variety of services that include job specific skills training programs and access to educational courses (ESOL, computers, skills certifications), all of which are supported by career and academic coaching. BESTs partnerships include UNITE HERE Local 26 (the hotel and restaurant workers union), 40+ hospitality employers, government and private foundations, and community organizations.Job SummaryThe financial controller is a full–time position reporting to the Executive Director. The financial controller handles all aspects of BESTs fiscal management.Job–Specific ResponsibilitiesGeneral Ledger: Enter general ledger–approved transactions into the general ledger. Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts. Prepare month–end close. Prepare Financial Statements.Reconcile cash receipts with the general ledger control accounts, accounts receivable, and bank deposits.Cash Disbursements: Review documentation for accuracy, approvals and check department/program to be charged. Prepare checks for payment through Accounts Payable or direct disbursement.Accounts Receivable: Record invoices and payments, reconcile at month–end.Accounts Payable: Record liability as soon as it is incurred, use check request forms, pay by check. Post to Accounts Payable journal in the General Ledger. Reconcile at month–end.Fixed/Capital Assets: Record at cost. Identify the items, date acquired, enter into the F/A schedule, and maintain a detailed depreciation schedule.Bank Reconciliations: Reconcile all bank accounts monthly to the General Ledger.Payroll: Prepare biweekly time sheets for payroll processing. Prepare payroll entry from the Paychex payroll register and post to General Ledger.Grant/Contract Revenue and Expense Recognition: Properly capture revenue by program and direct costs by program. Reconcile at month–end.Prepare monthly/quarterly invoices for contracted services and grants.Present financial information to Board of Directors on quarterly basis.Insurance: Manage agencies insurance policies.Human Resources: Administrator of employee personnel records.Employee Benefits: Administrator of employee benefits.Budgets: Overview with Executive Director, compare and review monthly actuals to budget.Vacation/PTO schedules: Record bi–weekly.Audit: Manage annual audit and prepare audit schedules as requested by auditor.Form 5500: Prepare and submit to IRS.Other duties as assignedOrganizational ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate respect for and experience with bridging differences in language, culture, race, religion, citizenship, gender, and sexual orientation and does not discriminate on the basis of income, insurance status, immigration status or disability.Comply with BEST policy on confidentiality of information regarding clients and coworkers.Adhere to dress code; appearance is neat and clean.Complete annual educational requirements and in–service training as required.Qualifications and ExperienceMinimum five years in financial accounting position.Attention to detail and solid knowledge of financial accounting procedures and contract management.Demonstrated proficiency in Quick Books, MS Office Suites, Mac OS, and using a database.Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;Ability to multi–task in a fast–paced environment. Initiative and follow–through.Physical RequirementsTravel between locations as needed.Schedule subject to change based on BESTs business needs.Visual acuity in order to view a computer terminal.Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to by October 24, 2020.