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Financial Controller

Company: USA Triathlon
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

About USA Triathlon

At USA Triathlon, we believe that life is better when you swim, bike and run.

USA triathlon is the largest multisport organization in the world and the Olympic and Paralympic National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of triathlon and all things multisport. We spend every day thinking about ways to grow and support the sport. We're building the most innovative service organization in sports and transforming lives by inspiring participation to help communities become healthier. We also represent our country at the highest levels of international competition, striving to win medals with class and integrity.

We are defining the modern-day NGB, and innovation is our strategy. We do this by listening, collaborating and adapting our existing model. Service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion are central to our core values.

We are also all about going above and beyond to serve the triathlon community, and we work equally hard to serve our teammates. We are committed to being the best place to work in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic movement by focusing on hiring, training and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day. We have unlimited vacation, 100% paid medical benefits, a micro gym on-site, access to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and more.

Come to Colorado Springs, rated as the "most desirable place to live in the U.S. In 2018" by a U.S. News & World Report survey! Be part of the Olympic & Paralympic movement. Hone your skills and expertise while creating opportunities for triathletes to live their best lives.

We hope you are ready for a fulfilling challenge.


Financial Controller

Reports To

Chief of Staff


Be the first Financial Controller at USA Triathlon. The Financial Controller is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the organization's financial operations, including accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, cash and investment management, purchasing, financial policies and procedures, and property management.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for building and analyzing short- and long-term financial models for the organization, business units, and the tenant occupied owned building, as well as developing scenarios and forecasts to support growth initiatives. The Financial Controller will lead planning and analytics processes, calculating the monetary effects of potential business decisions, and serve as a strategic partner and key advisor for the executive leadership team.

The ideal candidate will have experience proactively identifying and minimizing risk by implementing internal controls and ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are followed; auditing processes and systems to ensure operational efficiencies; and implementing change management practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver accurate and timely financial projections, forecasts, and analysis of relevant financial and operational information as required for the executive leadership team
  • Development of all budgets, forecasts and supporting analysis, requiring the ability to build and maintain sophisticated Excel financial models
  • Lead financial planning and analysis activities, including financial reporting, consistent with USAT's strategic plan, and short and long-term goals and priorities
  • Utilize data analysis and leverage business intelligence to inform organizational decisions
  • Partner with leadership team in taking an idea from concept to creation, formulating an effective financial strategy
  • Work across all teams, programs and operations to help optimize financial performance and efficiencies and evaluate current spending to drive resource optimization
  • Responsible for assessing and optimizing all existing financial systems, identifying and implementing improved financial technology solutions when necessary, and leading financial reporting requirements with our membership system and registration partners
  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive tax strategy, implementation and collection
  • Lead special finance projects
    • Proven ability to act as a senior partner and advisor by demonstrating outstanding financial analysis, communications, interpretation, and scenario planning skills
    • Solid understanding of key accounting concepts and practices
    • High level of integrity and dependability
    • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency, solutions orientated, and ability to manage conflicting priorities
    • Experience building processes and reporting from scratch
    • Willingness to go the extra mile, manage own workload, and work overtime as needed
    • Proven leader that can motivate, manage, and maximize capacity of a team Education and/or Experience:
      • BS in Finance, Economics, Accounting, and/or Mathematics (CPA, MBA and/or CFA a plus)
      • 10+ years of progressive experience in high level financial analysis and/or reporting positions
      • Non-Profit experience helpful
      • Advanced Excel and financial modeling skills required Benefits:
        • Competitive Salary and Bonus
        • 100% employer-paid benefits for the employee: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance
        • 401k 5% match
        • Paid parental leave
        • Unlimited Vacation and Summer Fridays
        • Health and Wellness programs
        • Casual Office Atmosphere
        • Company Sponsored Events & Team Building Experiences About USA Triathlon: USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 events and connects with more than 400,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work at the grassroots level with athletes, coaches, and race directors - as well as the USA Triathlon Foundation - USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

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