Hope Media Group VP Accounting

  • Anywhere

Job Summary:

The VP, Accounting is responsible for the management and internal operations of the accounting functions of the organization. This position reports directly to the CFO and directs the recording and reporting of financial transactions, the annual audit and tax reporting process, cash management, manages internal financial controls and ensures the integrity of the financials for the organization. This position will serve as a strategic business partner to the CFO, providing critical financial information to make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.

Essential Functions:


  • Maintain all financial records for the organization, including administrative oversight of system needs (controls, access, etc,)
  • Achieve accounting operational objectives by contributing accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and objectives; implementing efficiency, accuracy, and service standards; resolving problems; determining system improvements; implementing change
  • Responsible for full cycle accounting function. Includes, but not limited to general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, cash receipts, fixed assets, banking, bank reconciliations, G/L account reconciliations, journal entries, financial review, close schedule, and financial reporting
  • Responsible for all schedules, timelines, and deadlines as it relates to the accounting function
  • Provide oversight for both system and people to verify expenditures fit within the available/approved budget in accordance with the ministries’ approval policy
  • Oversee weekly payments
  • Responsible for accuracy of event settlement forms, reconciliations, and reporting
  • Manage the organization’s chart of counts to best support the organization’s reporting needs
  • Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls and ensuring internal controls are followed
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Coordinate Accounting Team functions during annual fundraising event(s)
  • Leverage technology to ensure processes are efficient
  • Manage book valuations (including Impairment Testing, etc.)

Compliance & Reporting

  • Assist Finance with financial variance analysis
  • Review financial reports at all levels of the organization to ensure financials conform to GAAP and other applicable accounting/auditing standards
  • Stay abreast latest accounting standards to ensure the organization follows GAAP. Lead team and organization-wide training on latest developments, changes in policies and procedures.
  • Oversee annual independent audits and serve as primary liaison with audit firm and tax professionals.
  • Responsible for tax reporting including Form 990 tax returns, state returns, review of quarterly payroll tax reconciliations, annual property tax renditions, W-2’s, 1099’s and sales tax returns
  • Ensure preparation of the annual membership renewal for (ECFA)
  • Assist Legal with commercial insurance claims


  • Partner with all ministry areas to help them accomplish their tasks while exercising sound financial judgement
  • Prepare and manage budget for Accounting and Finance Departments
  • Hire, manage, evaluate, motivate and develop accounting staff
  • Provide coaching, training and tools for successful accomplishment of team and ministry objectives
  • Responsible for activities of the accounting staff
  • Plans and coordinates projects, processes, and deadlines
  • Actively participate in projects that are aligned with ministry objectives
  • Onboarding new employees on the accounting system, function and services

Demonstrated Faith

  • Pray for coworkers in team meetings
  • Lead prayer in large group settings as needed
  • Pray for donors when called upon to do so
  • Use Christian principles to work through conflict as outlined by the Culture tool kit
  • Participate in Sharathon, PowerDrive and Thankathon, and pray for donors over the phone as needed
  • Participate in ministry wide Christian bible studies
  • Attend weekly Staff Gatherings for prayer and devotions

Non-Essential Functions:

Any other work assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting or equivalent
  • CPA required


  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience
  • 3-5 years leading a team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of regulations for nonprofit 501©3 organizations
  • Strong professional leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and communicate proactively
  • Proficient in MS Word
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritually grounded and working knowledge of scripture
  • Must be an active member of a Bible believing local church

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Immediate supervision over a unit, section or department. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; prepares and conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews, and applies company policies.

Working Conditions and Environment


  • Occasionally


  • Occasionally

Physical Requirements:

  • 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Activity may include Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

If interested, candidates can apply directly at https://hopemediagroup.com/careers/

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