Controller

Employer
Creative Financial Staffing
Location
Washington, Washington DC
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 06, 2024
Ref
2741891522
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Non-profit
Our client, a very well-known, international non-profit in Washington, DC is looking to hire a Controller to their team! The Controller will report directly to the CFO and supervise 3 staff members. As a Controller, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing financial operations, ensuring compliance, and contributing to the organization's mission of creating positive change.

This role is hybrid with 2 days/week onsite in the office, and 3 days remote!

Organization Benefits/Offering:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k + up to 7% match
  • Hybrid work environment options!
  • Generous paid time off and flexible work arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance
  • Winter break! (their offices are closed between Christmas and New Year's Day)
  • Opportunity to work in a collaborative and supportive environment, contributing to a meaningful cause.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.


Controller Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the organization's financial activities, including general accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and reports in compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop and monitor budgets, providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.
  • Oversee the organization's financial systems and processes, identifying opportunities for process improvement and increased efficiency.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of finance professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
  • Work closely with auditors and other external stakeholders to ensure successful financial audits and compliance reviews.
  • Provide strategic financial analysis and recommendations to support programmatic initiatives and long-term planning.

Controller Qualifications/Experience Needed:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related field is required.
  • CPA REQUIRED
  • 5-8+ years progressive accounting experience
  • Non-profit accounting and grant allocation experience required
  • 3+years Supervisory experience required
  • Federal grants experience and indirect cost rate experience/NICRA experience
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and compliance standards relevant to non-profit organizations.
  • Proficiency in financial software and systems; experience with accounting software such as ERPs, NetSuite, or similar platforms is advantageous.