ControllerAmerican Public Television, Boston
American Public Television is a major distributor of television programming to public television stations nationally. This position is responsible for all of the Controller functions and responsibilities of the Finance Department. The Controller reports to the Vice President of Finance & Administration and manages the accounting and budgeting responsibilities of the Finance Department. This includes the monthly closing cycle and report generation, maintenance of the company’s General Ledger and subsidiary ledgers, reviewing department budgets with VPs on a monthly basis and the annual audit and management of the audit process, This also includes full responsibility for processing the company’s payroll, preparing daily and weekly cash reports, recording all investment transactions and acting as liaison with all benefit providers and third party health care cost reimbursement providers. The candidate should have experience in filing tax return Form990 as well as Form 5500 and related forms for the company’s 403(b) retirement plan. This position also acts as the liaison with all department heads in determining the proper accounting treatment for revenue and expense items.
This position is full time and the ideal candidate should possess previous full time experience as a Controller in a small organization.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university as well as an MBA or CPA with 5- 10 years relevant experience; or someone who possesses significant, comparable experience and/or qualifications.
The preferred candidate must have strong organizational skills, problem solving skills, strong verbal and written communications skills, and great customer service. They must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows as well as have experience with a PC based General Ledger package. Prior responsibility for the complete generation of monthly financial statements is required.
APT offers generous benefits, competitive salaries and a dynamic work environment. Visit APT's website at www.APTonline.org for more information about the company. You may send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements electronically to HRController@APTonline.org. APT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls, please.