Washington, Washington DC
May 12, 2024
May 19, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
This Jobot Job is hosted by: Hanani Carlisle
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Salary: $100,000 - $150,000 per year

A bit about us:

a public policy research organization-a think tank.

Why join us?

_ Great culture
  • Health -
  • Dental
  • vision
  • 401k
  • PTO

and more

Job Details

About the job

Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities. As the number two to the CFO, the Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board and will work closely with the senior leadership team. The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations for a $50 million budget and supervise a team of four.

The Controller will work closely with team leaders and their staffs, and continuously ensure that systems and procedures support effective program implementation and flawless audits.


Oversee financial operations, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and transparency.
Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard assets.
Manage day-to-day accounting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
Prepare timely and accurate financial statements, reports, and budgets for internal and external stakeholders.
Coordinate annual audits and liaise with external auditors to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Monitor cash flow and financial performance to support strategic decision-making.
Collaborate with program managers to align financial goals with organizational objectives.
Stay informed about nonprofit accounting standards, regulations, and best practices.
Provide financial analysis and insights to support the executive team and board of directors.
Ensure compliance with tax regulations and manage the preparation of tax returns.
Support the development of proposal budgets and grant reporting to outside donors.
Manage corporate and charitable state and federal compliance reporting.
Manage two or more direct reports.


Bachelor or advanced degree in Accounting or Finance and CPA certification required.
Proven experience in nonprofit financial management, with a strong understanding of fund accounting.
Proficiency in accounting software and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team and communicate financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
Knowledge of nonprofit compliance and reporting requirements.
Commitment to the organization's mission and values.
Experienced people manager; ability to work effectively with other administrative teams.

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