Children and Families First Delaware Inc
Wilmington, Delaware
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 09, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Corporate, Non-profit

The Controller will oversee the agency's finance operations, general accounting, and budget planning, and will be responsible for overseeing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and compiling financial reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Manages daily accounting activities, including agency billing, cash receipts, and general ledger activity.
  • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain accurate financial records while maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Directs the preparation of the agency budget, reviews, and prepares programmatic budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  • Assists the CFO in the preparation of reports of disbursements, special analyses, and information reports for agency administration and Board; develops recommendations for changes and/or improvements, monetary control, and adherence to the budget.
  • Manages cash, cash-related receipts, accounts receivable, and collection functions, ensuring timely processing of billings, payments, and collections.
  • Supervises the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable staff.
  • Reconciles all banking and financial accounts in a timely manner.
  • Manages all finance office records.
  • Works with the CFO in preparing for independent financial and accounting audits.
  • Assist in preparing financial documents such as program reports, financial forecasts, and statements to understand the financial status of the agency.
  • Monitors the agency's financial reports and determines ways to reduce costs, find efficiencies and collect payments.
  • Provide support to payroll and tax reporting activities.


Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in accounting or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Five to seven years of experience managing financial operations required. Three to five years supervisory experience required.

  • Prior experience with using and managing Microsoft Great Pains Dynamics GP and Management of Reporter, preferred.
  • Previous experience in non-profit accounting, desired.
  • Ability to work independently and accurately.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the agency's service population.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills and project management.
  • Advanced computer skills in a variety of applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must have valid driver's license which meets the requirements of the agency's insurance carrier.