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Type: Full-time, Exempt, Salary

Reports to: General Manager

Salary Range: 

$70,000.00 - $80,000.00

Date Posted: 02/11/2024

The Controller will be responsible for ensuring that sound business and financial practices are followed by the corporation while performing corporate accounting and financial analysis activities.

Essential Functions:

  1. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. Essential functions of the Controller will include:
  2. Maintain the corporation's accounting and fixed assets systems.
  3. Coordinate the annual financial audit and ensure the accurate and timely filings of local, state, and federal government reporting requirements, Corporation for Public Broadcasting reporting requirements and local, state, and federal government tax filings.
  4. Prepare and timely deliver monthly financial reporting to the organization's board of directors and managers, including but not limited to, Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities and Changes in Net Assets, Cash Flow Statements, Cash Projection, and other departmental reports.
  5. Manage the general ledger and the timely processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing and check processing, bank reconciliation and payroll. Assist with benefits administration.
  6. Analyze, prepare, and summarize recommendations for decisions regarding financial plans (budget), capital purchases, internal controls, and cash management.
  7. Attendance is required.


Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience.
  • Nonprofit or government accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with Sage50 Accounting or similar accounting software preferred.
  • Experience with reporting to board of directors, regulatory authorities, and auditors.
  • Strong orientation to detail, accuracy, organization, and deadlines.
  • High ethical standards, trustworthiness, and discretion with knowledge of confidential information.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The ability to contribute to a harmonious team spirit while maintaining professional objectivity.
  • Professional level knowledge of MS Office products, specifically Excel.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position could have supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:

After a 60-day in-office probationary period, PBS Fort Wayne is open to the idea of hybrid work, depending on if it is mutually appropriate. This is an in-office position, located at 2501 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee must be able to sit for several hours and be able to lift up to 25lbs.


Travel Requirements: 

There is no travel required for this position. 


Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

A clear drug screen and background check required. Incumbents must be vaccinated against COVID or qualify for an exemption. Credit check will be required. 

PBS Fort Wayne makes a strong effort to fill job openings by considering the qualifications, background, experience, and employment record of each individual applicant. PBS Fort Wayne is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified candidates without regard for race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or military status.

Working for PBS Fort Wayne is about joining a culture of openness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. We strive to continually lead with our values and beliefs that enable everyone at PBS Fort Wayne to develop their potential, bring their full self to the workplace, and engage in a workplace of diversity and inclusion.

How To Apply:

To express interest in this position, please direct your résumé to:

PBS Fort Wayne

2501 East Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1562

Attn: Human Resources

Or, email your résumé and cover letter to Kelsey Rutledge: