Interim Controller

Creative Financial Staffing
Somers, New York
May 12, 2024
May 17, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
Our client, located in Somers, NY, is a non-profit organization that offers various programs for youth and their families. They have partnered with CFS to identify an Interim Controller to join their team ASAP.

What you'll do:
    Purchasing Process Assessment:
    • Lead an in-depth assessment of the organization's purchasing process.
    • Evaluate how goods and services are acquired, dollar thresholds for approvals, purchase requisition requirements, etc.
    • Identify inefficiencies, bottlenecks, and areas for improvement.
    • Develop and implement recommendations to streamline and automate the purchasing process.

    General Ledger Platform Enhancement:
    • Interface with the software provider, Sylogist, to understand the capabilities of the existing general ledger platform, Serenic Navigator (Navision) powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365.
    • Assess the adequacy of current reports and identify gaps.
    • Work with Sylogist to determine if canned reports exist to meet the organization's needs.
    • If necessary, collaborate with Sylogist to develop customized reports tailored to the organization's requirements.

    Grant Budget Analysis:
    • Assist in analyzing budget and expenditures related to a 3-year grant
    • Evaluate spending patterns, budget variances, and adherence to grant guidelines.
    • Provide insights and recommendations to inform the creation of the Year 2 budget modification proposal for submission to ORR.

    Operational Support:
    • Provide ad-hoc operational support to the CFO and finance team as needed.
    • Evaluate the current allocation process within payroll, Accounts Payable, and General Ledger reporting areas to improve ORR reporting.
    • Assist in resolving day-to-day accounting issues and challenges.
    • Support the implementation of best practices in accounting and operations.

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting experience, preferably in a corporate and/or non profit environment.
    • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting.
    • Practical experience in assessing and optimizing purchasing and/ or other operational accounting processes.
    • Proficiency in using accounting software, preferably experience with Navision powered by Microsoft Dynamics 365 or similar platforms.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Proven track record of delivering results and driving process improvements.