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St. Joseph Community Services

SJCS Meals on Wheels was founded by nuns at St. Joseph’s Hospital, but since 1977 operates as a non-religious, nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization providing an average of 1,450 nutritious meals to the elderly and homebound disabled throughout Hillsborough County. Our mission is to foster independence and life enrichment for seniors and other qualified adults through nutrition, social engagement, community services, and education. SJCS is committed to promoting self-reliance and independence through dependable, well-managed, and compassionate services. We strive to meet the diverse needs of our clients through volunteerism and extensive collaboration with other community services.

SJCS Meals on Wheels offers a competitive salary and a generous benefit package including retirement, vacation and sick time benefits and options for health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  

SJCS Meals on Wheels is proud to maintain employment practices based upon individual qualification, merit, and achievement.  All decisions to recruit, hire, promote, and release from employment are made without discriminating according to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, political beliefs, or disability. EOE

The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the agency's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience required. Certified Public Accountant and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience preferred. Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Computer proficiency required. Maintain knowledge of internal systems and technology. Must have a currently registered, insured and safety inspected vehicle. License, insurance and safety inspection sticker must be kept current during employment. Proof of registration and insurance will be required. EOE.


• Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.
• Manage outsourced functions to include but not limited to banking, insurance, workers compensation, credit card companies and employee benefits.
• Oversee the operations and staff of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.
• Oversee the accounting operations of sites in collaboration with the Program Manager, especially control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.
• Prepare agency and program budgets as required in conjunction with appropriate staff.
• Prepare budgets and financial statements for funding requests. Assist in presentation to funding sources.
• Manage agency maintenance, equipment inventory and record storage.

• Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
• Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable.
• Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly.
• Ensure payroll is processed in a timely manner.
• Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
• Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis.
• Maintain the chart of accounts.
• Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
• Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions.

• Issue timely and complete financial statements.
• Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report.
• Manage the production of the annual budget.
• Provide financial analyses as needed.
• Prepare all program statistical and financial reports as required by Grantors, Contractors, and Board of Directors for review and approval.
• Work with the Board of Directors, Finance and Audit Committees as required.

• Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit.
• Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
• Maintain knowledge of tax codes and how they impact non-profits.

Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  by Monday 3/18/2019. EOE.

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Date Added: March 8, 2019

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