Controller (Part-TIme)

Please note:  Application instructions are found at the end of this posting.

Role Overview. The Controller manages all matters related to accounting and finances of Westfall Gold, including: 

Responsibilities:

1.    Provides leadership over all aspects of Westfall Gold’s financial operations.  Leads the finance and accounting department (currently consisting of one accounting manager and outsourced accounting personnel) in order to achieve company and team goals.  As a member of management, provide leadership to the company as a whole. 

2.      Ensures all financial transactions are processed appropriately.  Ensures that accounts receivable are collected promptly and accounts payable are paid in a timely.  Processes payroll in a timely manner.  Ensures that periodic bank reconciliations are completed.  Maintains a system of accounting policies, procedures, and controls.  Maintains the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system.

3.      Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.  Issues timely, complete, and accurate financial statements in accordance with GAAP.  Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts.  Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.  Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations.

4.      Ensures compliance with applicable laws and GAAP.  Coordinate the provision of information to external accountants.  Ensure bank covenants and reporting requirements are satisfied.

5.      Accomplish other objectives, as necessary or assigned. Completes other activities or projects as assigned from time to time.

Schedule/Travel:  60% part-time role.  Schedule may be (i) three days per week or (ii) 60% each workday.

Qualifications:

Experience

·        Significant experience as a public accountant and a corporate/business accountant

·        Excellent grasp of GAAP

Skills

·        Strong understanding of Quickbooks and MS Excel

·        Excellent verbal/written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills

·        Experience with email/calendaring, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint

Education/Certifications

·        Bachelor’s degree required

·        CPA or equivalent work experience required

Compensation and Benefits:  Compensation will be based on experience.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees including health insurance, 401-K, and paid vacation/sick time.

Application:  To apply, please send the following to careers@westfallgroup.net:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  •  Please review our website and provide a response (no more than 500 words) to the following question:   Why would you love to work for Westfall Gold(You may include this response in your cover letter.)

Press ReleaseS

WESTFALL GROUP FUNDRAISING EVENTS YIELD 5-TO-1 RETURN ON
INVESTMENT FOR CLIENTS

Atlanta, GA, October 6, 2016 --Successful major donor fundraising events in the first half of 2016 brought clients of the Westfall Group (www.westfallgroup.net) an average return on investment (ROI) of 5 to 1 -- a figure that has caught the attention of nonprofit organizations around the country. Since 2013, the average gift per family received at Westfall events has risen 64 percent, to $86,800 to date in 2016, up from $53,000.

During the first half of 2016, Westfall’s fundraising totaled almost $50 million, pushing its cumulative fundraising total to more than $530 million since the company’s inception. Seventy- three percent of attendees at a Westfall event committed to donate to the non-profit organization. Donations per event averaged $2.59 million. Read more


 

Westfall Group Surpasses $500 Million Fundraising Milestone

Atlanta, GA, April 5, 2016 — Westfall Group, a leading provider of major gift development strategies, has announced that it has raised more than $500 million for its clients - breaking client fundraising records and giving hope to some of the world's most vulnerable people.  In 2016, Westfall clients have raised more than $30 million, with donor gifts averaging almost $102,000 in cash and pledges Read more...


Record-Breaking Spring for Westfall Group and Clients

Atlanta, GA, May 30, 2014 — Atlanta’s Westfall Group had a record-breaking spring, raising $58 million for its clients versus $35 million for all of 2013. The average gift of $86,000—from 500 families in attendance—included planned and deferred giving. Since it was founded in 2002, Westfall Group has raised $376 million for its clients. Read more...


Westfall Group Hits Milestone, Raises Over $300 Million for Clients

Atlanta, GA, December 15, 2013 — When Bob Westfall became an independent fundraising consultant back in 2000, he hoped to help some clients and make ends meet. After tasting success, he founded Westfall Group in 2002 and his goals became a bit loftier. “My dream was to help our clients raise $15 million in five years,” says Westfall, from his office in Atlanta. But instead of $15 million, they raised $55 million, and the writing was on the wall that something special was happening. Read more...