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Published 23 days ago

About Us:   

A highly regarded, rapidly growing non profit organization that is looking to make a global impact and save lives.

Position Summary: 

 Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all accounting activities within the organization. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations supporting a large budget and supervise a team. Responsibilities will include accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, grant administration, monthly closes, forecasts, and annual budgeting. The Controller will ensure that the organization has the systems and procedures in place to ensure strong financial controls and flawless annual audits. Finally, the Controller will work closely with leadership and staff across the organization to enhance a partnership culture that demonstrates a robust understanding of the needs of our research and fundraising groups.  

This is a full-time position located in the organization’s headquarters in New York City with little or no travel required. While the organization is remote during COVID, this position will be primarily office-required after the pandemic. 

The successful applicant will have experience in a nonprofit organization.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with GAAP and regulatory requirements 
  • Manage all organizational cash flow processes 
  • Maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipts, payables, budgets, and expenditures 
  • Establish, maintain, and communicate policies and procedures 
  • Manage all annual audit activity 
  • Present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; manage monthly statements, periodic forecasts, and annual reports 
  • Assist the Director, Financial Planning and Reporting with annual budgeting and planning processes 
  • Support leadership in engaging the board Finance Committee with internal trends and changing GAAP requirements 
  • Lead change and introduce technologies to achieve economies of scale as we grow; implement new general ledger system, paperless solutions, and business intelligence tools 
  • Strengthen Administration Department’s partnership culture by becoming a trusted and credible advisor supporting leadership across the organization with their management of departmental budgets 

 Desired Skills and Experience: 

This is an ideal opportunity for a mature leader with years of accounting and management experience. 

  • 10+ years of experience in accounting, nonprofit finance, or audit 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with current license 
  • Working knowledge of software platforms including NetSuite, Concur, Adaptive, DOMO, and expert in Excel 
  • Proven success as a manager 
  • Unimpeachable integrity 
  • Experience with Activity Based Cost and Department P&L reporting concepts 
  • Strong project management and change leadership skills 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Strong strategic instincts with experience linking strategy to actual operations and operational requirements  

Desired Leadership Attributes: 

  • Demonstrates core values of urgency, optimism, resourcefulness, collaboration, accountability, and persistence 
  • Ownership mentality of solutions from start to finish 
  • Strong attention to detail 

About Us:   

A highly regarded, rapidly growing non profit organization that is looking to make a global impact and save lives.

Position Summary: 

 Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Finance, the Controller will be responsible for oversight…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY

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