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The mission of the International Institute of New England (IINE) is to create opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship. One of the oldest and largest human services organizations for New Americans in the region, IINE serves more than 2,500 people each year in Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire. Our programs include case management, youth and family services, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), employment and skills training, and immigration legal services.

A dynamic, forward-looking, smart and rapidly growing non-profit organization, we seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in their respective fields. Successful candidates will join a committed team of professional staff and volunteers who are devoted to welcoming and serving new Americans.

Controller

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Supervises: Senior Accountant

Status: Exempt, Full Time

Work Location: Boston, MA

Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller is responsible for 3 main bodies of work: 1) directing and coordinating all accounting functions, internal controls, and the annual audit, 2) preparing financial statements for both management and external audiences, 3) managing federal and state grants and contracts including budget analysis, reporting and compliance. The Controller supervises the Senior Accountant and works closely with the rest of the Finance team and program staff to ensure that programmatic and financial objectives are met according to IINE’s annual budget and funding deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Accounting and Internal Controls

  • Oversee and direct the quality and accuracy of work performed by accounting staff
  • Develop, implement, and monitor internal control policies, guidelines and accounting procedures
  • Maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements and provide guidance on organizational policies and procedures
  • Oversee and produce monthly and quarterly financial reports for both management and the Board

2. Federal and State Grant & Contracts Management

  • Work in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Program Officer and the Chief Institutional Advancement Officer in determining contract and grant budget proposals
  • Responsible for all federal and state contract billing and reporting
  • Determine when grant and contract amendments are required and prepare and file accordingly
  • Ensure that all public funding is leveraged properly and utilized, maximizing cost recovery for the organization
  • Prepare and manage fund allocations, including direct and indirect cost allocation to multiple funding sources in accordance with funding requirements

3. Annual Planning and Audit

  • Assist with the annual budgeting process, working with the CFO and site Managing Directors in determining site budgets
  • Support various financial analysis and models as needed including multi-year forecasts and ad-hoc financial analysis projects
  • Oversee the preparation of the annual Audit and other required state and federal filings including form 990 and UFR
  • Assist CFO with preparing Finance and Board committee materials
  • Partners with the CFO in determining budgets for new initiatives designed to provide sustainable operations and programming
  • Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, a bachelor’s degree in Finance combined with strong hands-on accounting experience, master’s in Accounting preferred
  • Advanced understanding of non-profit accounting GAAP and FASB accounting standards and experience managing federal and state grants and contracts.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related work experience as a Senior Accountant, Assistant Controller, Controller, or equivalent in an organization with multiple public and private revenue streams
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a non-profit, human services agency, preferably in Massachusetts and/or New Hampshire, managing and executing public grants and contracts
  • Proficiency with Sage Intacct preferred but not required
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Strong integrity and work ethic
  • Excited to build a highly functioning and service-oriented team to deliver high quality work in a dynamic working environment

The mission of the International Institute of New England (IINE) is to create opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship. One of the oldest and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

USD 90,000 - USD 110,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
2 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

How to Apply

Apply through the website link: https://iine.org/careers/


Please be advised that effective October 1, 2021 IINE requires all staff to submit proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or a medical or religious exemption. This requirement is necessary given the direct service work IINE does with refugees and immigrants. IINE will consider requests for exemption in accordance with its reasonable accommodation policy and applicable law.

Apply through the website link: https://iine.org/careers/


Please be advised that effective October 1, 2021 IINE requires all staff to submit proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or a…

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