Community Initiatives is an Oakland-based nonprofit service organization providing over 100 nonprofit projects with fiscal sponsorship services including tax-exemption, accounting and financial oversight, risk management and insurance, legal compliance, grants management, payroll, and human resource services. Our fiscally sponsored projects (FSPs) represent all nonprofit sectors––arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and public affairs. While many of our projects are in the San Francisco Bay Area, others operate in various states and international locations.
The Controller will lead all day-to-day accounting functions for an organization with revenues over $45 million and assets in excess of $35 million. The position reports to the CFO and manages a group of eight employees, directly supervising an Accounting Supervisor and a Project Accountant Supervisor. The position is responsible for managing all accounting and reporting functions including General Accounting, Bank/Cash Management, Accounts Payable (including credit cards), Payroll, and Project Accounting (which includes billing/invoicing and grant reporting). The Controller will ensure that systems and procedures are in place to support the accounting activities and to manage the budget and audit processes. The Controller works closely with staff throughout the organization, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures, but also to explore how the finance function can better support operations. This position also partners with senior leadership to integrate Finance, Client Services, HR, and IT functions.
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Working for Community Initiatives
This position is currently remote during the COVID pandemic but will be at our office in Oakland when safely possible. There is the possibility of working remotely one or two days a week post-COVID. This is a full-time position that includes excellent benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including:
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com
Equal Employment Opportunity
Community Initiatives is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Community Initiatives is an Oakland-based nonprofit service organization providing over 100 nonprofit projects with fiscal sponsorship services including tax-exemption, accounting and financial oversight, risk…