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Financial Controller
Title:Financial Controller
Department:Childhelp National Headquarters
Location:Phoenix, AZ

About Childhelp

CEO and Co-Founder Sara O’Meara and President and Co-Founder Yvonne Fedderson started Childhelp in 1959, establishing it as a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect and at-risk children. Childhelp focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment and community outreach.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes and child abuse prevention, education and training. Childhelp also created the National Day of Hope® that mobilizes people across America to join the fight against child abuse.  For more information about Childhelp, please visit the website at



Position Summary:

Responsible for all accounting and fiscal operations with a deep understanding of the key drivers of the various business/program lines for the organization. Includes day to day accounting and maintenance of internal controls, cash management and treasury functions, directs the preparation of supporting documentation for annual independent audit process, manages the annual governmental compliance audit (Single Audit) for various federal grants, responsible for timely regulatory reporting, directs the compliance with licensure for soliciting funds in the all necessary states in the US, facilitates annual budget preparations, preparation of schedules for tax related filings required by the entity



Essential Responsibilities: 


  1. Establishes, or recommends to management, major corporate economic strategies, objectives, policies for company, drive innovative ways of making the organization more efficient and profitable, and where appropriate modifications to existing corporate programs.

  2. Review monthly budget to actual results for each department with respective Director and implement corrective action plans as necessary.

  3. Prepare annual applications for licenses to solicit funds for each state in the U.S. as required to assure compliance with state by state regulations for soliciting funds through direct mail and fundraising events.

  4. Maintain accurate financial data and reporting which includes performing monthly accounting closing procedures and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis. Preparation and review of monthly financial statements (Budget vs. Actual) for all locations and divisions.

  5. Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations.
  6. Ensure safeguarding of assets and maintenance of internal controls.
  7. Review and update departmental protocols and drafting new protocols as needed.
  8. Responsible to enforce all company Policies and Procedures and ensure that all accounting / finance staff are also following the policies of Confidential.
  9. Ensure the timely and accurate processing of the company’s payroll and reporting for all staff.
  10. Leading, provide back-up support, training and coaching of all accounting staff.
  11. Actively manage the daily cash flow monitoring and treasury management.
  12. Assist with reporting requirements of lending institutions.
  13. Facilitates preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  14. All other duties as assigned.




Minimum Requirements:


Preferred: CPA or MBA in Accounting/Finance or equivalent work and education experience with at least 10 years with previous experience in the Healthcare Industry, preferable in the specialty of Social Services and Behavioral Healthcare. Prefer experience with at least 2 years in non-profit, grant accounting, and medical contract billing.


Minimum: Business degree in accounting with at least 10 years (plus) accounting experience which includes accounting for federal grants, showing progressive career growth with increased responsibilities. Experience and proficiency with accounting software packages Sage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office applications, and reporting tools.



Childhelp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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