The Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation directly serving at-risk children and families in crisis to prevent and break the generational cycle of child abuse. We value every child’s right to grow up in a safe and nurturing home environment. Our programs provide critically needed parenting education, case management, and mental health services to families at-risk of abuse in their own homes. Our programs work with parents to create healthier environments for children, ultimately building stronger families. By providing families with the tools and education they need to build nurturing homes, we are breaking the generational cycle of abuse. One child at a time, one family at a time, we are creating stronger families and healthier communities. Learn more about the Prevention Center at www.brightfutures4kids.org.
The Controller will be a strategic thought-partner and report to the organization’s top executive. The successful candidate will be a hands-on and participative director and will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: finance, business planning and budgeting, accounting/payroll and administration. The Controller will also be responsible for the supervision of the Payroll Specialist, Office Manager, and IT Administrator. The Controller will also be responsible for management of vendor relationships, including outsourcing arrangements in critical areas such as IT.
The Controller will play a critical role in partnering with the leadership team in strategic decision-making and operations as the agency continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This is a great opportunity for a dynamic and innovative leader to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, and high-impact organization.
The Controller is responsible for strategically leading the organization’s financial and information technology functions. The Controller oversees the staff and day to day operations and functioning of the organization as it relates to accounting, information technology, facilities, and contract compliance.
Position Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or comparable business degree required. MBA and CPA preferred.
- At least 7 to 10 years of overall professional experience; ideally 5+ years of broad financial and operations management experience in nonprofit organizations; preference given to candidates with a demonstrated track record in leading the development of financial and operations departments during a time of significant organizational growth.
- The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting, and audit coordination for either a division or significant program area.
- Ability to translate financial concepts to—and to effectively collaborate with—programmatic and fundraising colleagues who do not necessarily have finance backgrounds.
- A track record in grants management.
- Expert knowledge and understanding of 501(c)(3) rules and regulations.
- Technology-savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
- A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills that support and enable sound decision-making.
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
- A multitasker with the ability to wear many hats in a fast-paced environment.
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to a worthwhile cause.
Interested candidates please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Learn more about the OC Child Abuse Prevention Center at www.brightfutures4kids.org.
The agency provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the agency complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.