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Controller & Accounting Dir

Date Posted:  Jan 15, 2022
Requisition ID:  297001

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population.  As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA):

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) is committed to serving the entire spectrum of housing, from homelessness to homeownership.  Our charge is to provide housing opportunities, promote self-sufficiency and strengthen communities, in order to build an Indiana with a sustainable quality of life for all Hoosiers in the community of their choice.  To learn more about IHCDA visit us at www.in.gov/ihcda.  

The salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience. 

About the Job:


The Controller ensures the integrity of accounting-related activities and the use of proper internal controls.  The Controller also assists administering bond programs to ensure reconciliation, recording, and reporting of those program activities.

A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are:

  • Oversees the accounting, budget, payroll, and financial reporting activities.
  • Trains and guides accounting personnel.
  • Ensures payroll is processed on schedule.
  • Reviews bank statements and trust accounts, resolves issues, and signs off for audits.
  • Manages the external IHCDA financial audit.
  • Prepares the IHCDA consolidated Financial Statements and the Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards along with the required Management Discussion and Analysis, footnotes, and supplemental schedules with the assistance of the Manager of Financial Reporting.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Experience with the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
  • 10 plus years of accounting and financial reporting experience. At least five years of experience in the area of HFA bond issuance, investments, financial statement preparation, budgeting, payroll, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, or the equivalent.
  • Experience with accounting software – prefer experience with Great Plains.
  • CPA and/or MBA a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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