Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 06-Dec-2018 to 20-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • Accounting
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, 403-b, Retirement, Dental, Other

POSITION OPENING: Corporate Controller

Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America

1211 East Dyer Road

Santa Ana, CA 92705

About Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America:

Orange County Council is one of the largest and fastest growing local councils in the Boy Scouts of America.  The council has a well-earned reputation for its quality of staff and volunteer leadership, camping facilities, and quality program delivery.  Orange County Council serves over 30,000 children in Orange County, CA through more than 12,000 volunteer leaders and partners with more than 650 community-based organizations for program delivery.  Orange County Council has an annual operating .

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Corporate Controller will manage and give leadership to the accounting operations needed to support the strategic objectives of Orange County Council.  The Corporate Controller will be the lead staff person responsible for the oversight of the internal financial controls, reporting systems, and management of cash flows. The Controller will be responsible for staff leadership to the accounting department, and be the main liaison to the audit committee working with the Council auditor to help facilitate a timely and unqualified audit. Along with staff leadership, the Controller will work with third-party vendors responsible for purchase control processes and recording journal entries and reconciliations on a monthly and annual basis, with eye towards improving those relationships, evaluating their effectiveness as partner vendors, and working toward improving efficiencies related to those relationships.

The Controller will continually evaluate industry best practices and Boy Scouts of America standards, comparing them to the internal systems with an eye toward future needs and budget realities.


Finance and Budgeting

The Corporate Controller will have overall financial management responsibility including the preparation, review and approval of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for the Director of Finance and Administration, the President/Scout Executive, and Board of directors.  The Controller will oversee accounts payable and receivable, cash flow management, as well as coordination of audit activities.  The ideal candidate will not only be able to reconcile financial activities but should also be skilled at capturing key data and processes in order to demonstrate the relationship between Orange County Council's goals and resulting fundraising needs.

Staff Leadership

The Corporate Controller will have as direct reports:  Accounting Bookkeeping and clerical personnel.  The Corporate Controller will also coordinate relationships with vendors of outsourced accounting bookkeeping services.


The Corporate Controller will have at least 7+ years of experience, with at least five years managing the accounting operations of a $5 million to $10 million organization or business unit.  The successful candidate will have a BA/BS in Accounting.  The Corporate Controller must harness technology solutions in order to more quickly and efficiently communicate resources needed for key activities and performance against plans.  Working knowledge of the Boy Scouts of America will be helpful, but not mandatory.  Nonprofit experience is a plus, with a strong preference for someone who has operated in a fast growing environment that has limited budgets and resources. 



Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America

1211 East Dyer Road

Santa Ana, CA 92705


Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
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