Food Bank Name Maryland Food Bank
Baltimore, MD
Post Date May 31, 2017
Job Title Corporate Controller
Description Corporate Controller position available in Baltimore, MD
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities
  1. Manage the integrity of the company’s general ledger 
    • Manage month end and fiscal year end close process and financial report preparation. • Prepare and analyze a variety of reports; ensure timely preparation and submission of reports. 
    • Monitor and review activity in the general ledger; review and approve account reconciliations. 
    • Maintain the relationship with the external auditors in their financial and compliance (A-133) audit activities as well as the preparation of the tax returns. This will include the preparation of the company’s financial statements. 
    • In conjunction with the operations team lead the perpetual and periodic physical inventory process.
  2. Internal Controls and Compliance 
    • Ensures effective internal control systems for the organization. Continually evaluates established policies and procedures, and directs updates or modifications as necessary 
    • Ensures all reporting follows generally accepted accounting principles, State and Federal government regulations, industry practices, funder requirements and other regulatory bodies 
    • Develop and oversee best practices for revenue recognition for any government (federal and state) contracts, private grants and donor-restricted funds 
    • Ensures that the organization complies with all federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as established internal policies. 
  3. Budgeting and Forecasting 
    • Establish relationships with department leaders to fully understand the operations of the company and partner with them to develop and maintain the company’s budget and forecast (financial and cash flow) models. 
    • Represent the accounting and finance team in discussion of corporate strategy and operations.
  4. Investments, Banking and Risk Management  
    • Leads the development and continual improvement process of predictive financial analyses of organizational cash flow, investment strategies, asset management, banking relationships and debt management 
    • Maintain cash flow projections that are provided to senior management. 
    • Primary responsibility for maintaining banking relationships 
    • Primary responsibility for relationship with external Investment Advisor to ensure that the organization’s investments are managed in accordance with policy and that Board and Committee reporting and information needs are met 
    • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the company’s insurance program and related relationships.
  5. Leadership and Staff Development 
    • Provides overall leadership and supervision to the Finance department 
    • Ensures appropriate levels of confidentiality regarding organization operations 
    • Establishes credibility and effective partnerships with all major departments of the organization 
    • Represents the organization to external partners, including financial institutions, foundations, auditors, public officials, external consultants and non-organizational personnel to facilitate financial and technology activities
Application Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business management. CPA is preferred. Experience: A seasoned leader with at least 10 years of broad and diverse finance and accounting experience. Experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership is critical. Ideal candidate will have experience managing all finance, accounting, budgeting and treasury functions with multiple funding sources including government (federal and state) contracts and an affiliate structure with diverse program services and funding sources.


Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability and life, as well as a generous 403(b) match and paid leave policy.

Deadline June 28, 2017
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About the Organization

The Maryland Food Bank was founded in 1979 as the first food bank on the East Coast. In its first year, the Maryland Food Bank distributed 400,000 pounds of food to 38 assistance sites in Baltimore City. In 1981, the Maryland Food Bank expanded its focus, opening a branch on the Eastern Shore to better serve some of Maryland’s most impoverished counties. During much of the 1980s, the food bank worked to establish a strong foundation as the state’s central hunger-relief organization, building partnerships with food retailers and working with large agencies to create regional redistribution centers - See more at:

Additional Information

Overall purpose of the position:  The Corporate Controller (“Controller”) for the Maryland Food Bank is an important member of the finance team who will advise the organization on all financial, accounting and fiscal management matters. The Controller will oversee the development and implementation of financial management strategies across the organization. He or she will direct and have overall responsibility for internal controls, financial reporting and budgetary controls as well as treasury management and banking responsibilities. The Controller must quickly adapt to a continually evolving environment while managing a staff of 4 to 6 professionals.


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