Controller Job at Transformation Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Transformation Church

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Overview:

The Controller is responsible for oversight and execution of all daily accounting operations, including but not limited to accounts payable processing, reconciliations, fixed assets, construction in process, month and year-end close, and general ledger management. This position is charged with the responsibility of proper stewardship and administration of the ministry’s finances in accordance with general accounting standards and the core values of Transformation Church.

THE TRANSFORMATION CHURCH STORY

Pastors Michael and Natalie Todd are the Lead Pastors of Transformation
Church based in Tulsa, OK since February 2015. They were entrusted with
Transformation Church from the founding pastor, Bishop Gary McIntosh, after
15 years of operation. Their personal philosophy and driving passion is representing God to the lost and found for transformation in Christ. They aspire
to reach their community, city and world with the gospel presented in a
relevant and progressive way. They’ve been married since 2010 and live in
Tulsa with four beautiful children.

TRANSFORMATION CHURCH MISSION & VISION

We exist to Re-Present God to the lost and found for transformation in Christ.
We are a multi-church. Meaning we are a multi-generational, multi-ethnic,
multi-plying, and multi-campus.

TRANSFORMATION CHURCH
CULTURE CODES

  • TRANSFORMATION
    We are a relevant and progressive church that changes lives.
  • LOVE
    We love first.
  • FAITH
    We have faith in God, faith in people and faith for miracles.
  • H.O.T.
    We are humble, open and transparent people of integrity.
  • GENEROSITY
    We give just to give, not to get.
  • SERVICE
    We use our hands to show our hearts.
  • WORSHIP
    We use our lives to express God’s worth.
  • EXCELLENCE
    We hold ourselves to a very high standard in our words, appearance
    and actions.
  • DISCIPLINE
    We are committed to structure, training and conduct that produces
    growth.
  • RELATIONSHIP
    We belong together.
  • HONOR
    We reverence God, value people and demonstrate our gratitude.
  • FUN
    We enjoy it all.

JOB SUMMARY

The Controller is responsible for oversight and execution of all daily
accounting operations, including but not limited to accounts payable
processing, reconciliations, fixed assets, construction in process,
month and year-end close, and general ledger management. This
position is charged with the responsibility of proper stewardship and
administration of the ministry’s finances in accordance with general
accounting standards and the core values of Transformation Church.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES &
RESPONSIBILITIES

HEART: Passion & Purpose

  • This person must demonstrate a stable, mature Christian walk, reflecting
    the fruit of the spirit.
  • Passion for helping others identify their God-given purpose and work in
    that calling effectively.
  • Passion for helping the church expand our vision through empowering
    partners to participate in unity.
  • Be an initiator, solution-focused, servant-spirit, and supportive team
    member.
  • Willing to become a member of Transformation Church and support the
    vision through accurate financial reporting and stewardship.

HAND: Responsibilities & Duties

  • Planning, directing, and coordinating all operational accounting
    functions.
  • Plan, organize and execute accounting tasks and projects
    Ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Participate in the ongoing development and establishment of accounting
    department policies, procedures, and operational strategies.
  • Participates in the execution of systems that will facilitate expansion,
    compliance, and scalability.
  • Maintain a continued focus on improving system efficiencies.
  • Evaluation and compliance of internal control policies and systems.
  • Coordinate and prepare internal and external financial statements for
    management and stakeholders.
  • Oversee the annual financial audit.
  • Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data
    necessary for an accurate accounting of consolidated business results.
  • Providing management with information vital to the decision-making
    process.
  • Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for
    improvement, and implementing new processes.
  • Plan and direct all accounts payable functions.
  • Cultivate and nurture vendor relationships and partnerships.
  • Ensuring the AP team’s timely processing and payment of all vendor
    invoices.
  • Review invoices and general ledger coding for correct entry into the
    financial system.
  • Ensure there is an accurate collection and repository of W9s, as well as the
    distribution of 1099 forms at each end of the year.
  • Lead the month-end and year-end close process.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting
    database, as needed.
  • Hiring, training, and retaining skilled accounting staff.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

HEAD: Knowledge & Training 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Must have 5+ years of progressive experience.
  • Must be self-motivated, detailed oriented, and capable of leading others.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, proficient in managing
    multiple tasks, flexible in accepting additional responsibilities.
  • Adept at exercising discretion and setting priorities.
  • Strong communication, problem-solving, and customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required; advanced
    knowledge of Excel is strongly preferred.
  • Capable of learning other required software platforms utilized by the
    church.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all situations.
  • Ability to resolve conflict in a calming manner.
  • Willing to pursue continuous learning opportunities.
  • Ability to always work with respect and cooperation with fellow staff and
    partners.

TULSA, OKLAHOMA

The 2nd largest city in Oklahoma and the 47th most populous in the U.S. at
approximately 1 million people, Tulsa, once known as the “oil capital of the
world”, attracts people from every walk of life wanting to live even just a
slice of their life on Tulsa Time.
Tulsa is a place where large, headquartered companies like QuikTrip, BOK
Financial Corporation and ONEOK coexist with a thriving and ambitious
local scene that defines cultural life in Tulsa by way of an engaging arts
community, a culinary utopia and a seemingly endless amount of unique
boutiques.
Aside from being a place of opportunity, Tulsa boasts an impressive
amount of art deco architecture that goes toe to toe with the largest cities,
a half billion-dollar park ranked best in the U.S. that beckons to be explored
by all, a rich history of music that inspired a genre named after the city and
so much more. There’s just no place quite like T-Town.