Controller - Nonprofit


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



We are looking for an experienced Controller in the NYC area to join a growing non profit organization with an excellent culture and work life balance. This role will have extensive WFH offerings, with only quarterly meetings required in NYC. If you are interested please apply below. 

Compensation : $70 - $80
Job ID : 29048

Job Function:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain all internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep the CFO abreast of UPS financial status.
  •  Administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  •  Support the CFO in engaging the board’s audit and finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.
  • Oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures consistently align with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants.
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the program managers and directors.
  • Continuously collaborate with program managers and directors to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish fiscal and administrative systems to support program operations.


Job Requirements:

  • 8+ years of accounting and fiscal experience ideally in a nonprofit that has multiple programs, including staff supervision.
  • Minimum of a BA in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Significant knowledge in compliance, budgeting, and cost control principles including GAAP.
  • Thorough knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.  

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