Mental Health America of Greater Houston is seeking a financial Controller to join our team of passionate and motivated professionals creating impact to advance the overall wellbeing of the individual and the community. Primary program areas of work include the Center for School Behavioral Health, Veterans Behavioral Health, and Integrated Health Care, as well as education, advocacy, and mental health literacy.
Functions of the Controller position include, but are not limited to
Overall operation of all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
In coordination with the CFO, consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
Perform all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with appropriate grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants.
Leverage strengths of the current finance team, as well as program leads, to aid in clarifying roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals and meet funder requirements.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA highly preferred. The ideal candidate has 7-10 years of accounting and finance experience. Experience in a complex nonprofit that has multiple programs and funding streams is highly desired; audit experience a plus. This position is ideal for someone who is detail-oriented and thrives in a growth-oriented organization.
About Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Mental Health America of Greater Houston is the leader in creating change that positively impacts the mental health of our community for generations. We accomplish this through groundbreaking collaborations, education and training, and advocacy. MHA of Greater Houston seeks to normalize open discussion about mental and behavioral health, replacing misconceptions and misunderstanding with compassion and knowledge, and removing barriers to mental health treatment through systems and public policy changes.