PEN America, a nonprofit organization that stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide, seeks a skilled, analytical, and process-driven controller. Reporting to the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, the ideal candidate will have a strong background in nonprofit finance and the expertise to both support and advance the finance operations at our growing organization. This is a full-time position based at PEN America’s New York City headquarters.
The controller will provide management and hands-on capacity for the planning and preparation of organizational, departmental, and programmatic budgets, conduct financial tracking and assessment for use internally and for funder reporting, and support audits and analyses. The role will provide oversight to ensure best Finance Department practices are observed as well as coach and assist programmatic staff in the preparation and management of their budgets. The controller will be the key support for the CFAO to ensure the Finance Department runs efficiently and develops and implements processes and workflows that support PEN America’s growth.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who can recognize and address department and organizational needs collaboratively and effectively. The position will have supervisory responsibility for Finance Department staff and be a key leader ensuring fluid workflows for the department and actively contributing to its administration.
PEN America welcomes applications from veteran nonprofit finance professionals who seek to share their expertise with our organization as well as those with the requisite credentials who are at an earlier stage of their career and looking to gain the experience necessary for future roles of increasing responsibility. We are looking for resourceful problem solvers who derive satisfaction from taking on challenges, developing solutions, persevering through the inevitable stresses and crunch times, and celebrating wins in a 100-year-old organization fortifying for its next century.
Salary and Benefits: PEN America offers competitive compensation and benefits, commensurate with experience.
PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. We champion the freedom to write, recognizing the power of the word to transform the world. Our mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible.
PEN America, a nonprofit organization that stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide, seeks a skilled, analytical, and process-driven controller. Reporting to…
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