Chief Controller

  • Reporting to the CEO, serves as his/her business/financial resources partner
  • Partners with the Federation Finance Chair and Investment Chair
  • Serves as a member of the Finance, Investment, and Audit Committees as well as other policy making Committees as assigned by the CEO
  • Responsible for all financial and fiscal management of The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee (JFSM) operations. In addition, provides leadership and coordination in the administrative, business planning, accounting and budgeting of the JFSM
  • Creates, coordinates and evaluates the financial programs and supporting information systems of the JFSM, including budgeting, tax implications, real estate and conservation of assets
  • Ensures record systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards
  • Prepares and oversees the JFSM annual budget as well as departmental and program budget
  • Analyzes cash flow, cost control and expenses to guide volunteer leaders
  • Analyzes financial statements to ascertain potential weak areas and provide solutions
  • Communicates any variances and changes to the budget to the Finance Committee and the Executive Committee
  • Oversees the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, control documents, department budgets, general ledger, accounts payable and account maintenance and data entry
  • Creates and coordinates the preparation of financial statements, reports, special analyses and information reports
  • Develops and implements finance, accounting, billing and auditing procedures
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate internal control safeguards
  • Monitors all JFSM policies
  • Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal reporting requirements
  • Processes information and paperwork to obtain the necessary licenses and insurances required to operate
  • Oversees the Information Technology systems and strategy to maximize efficiency
  • Manages, coaches, mentors and performance manages finance and IT direct reports


Key Competencies:

  • Financial Management
  • Familiarity with planned giving instruments
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Problem Solving/Analysis

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Quinn DeShawn, HR Generalist