Forest Hills, New York 11375 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/15/2018 Job ID: 468 Industry: Accounting
Join an established Nonprofit organization as a Controller and a valuable asset of the executive leadership team! You will manage a team of accountants and will be  responsible for accounting operations, including the production of financial statements, external audit, and the maintenance of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk.
Offering an excellent base compensation + benefits + pension plan contribution

Essential Functions of the Controller:

·       Manage Accounting team and the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, grant management, invoicing/billing, payroll, fixed asset records, and general accounting.

·       Oversee and complete the month-end and year-end closing process and prepare financial statements.

·       Interface with other departments to ensure effective financial management.

·       Act as audit liaison; prepare audit schedules and provide audit support to external auditors.

·       Participate in a wide variety of special projects and reports

·       Create and improve processes and procedures as the organization grows.

·       Manage the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of Accounting/Finance operations

·       Carry out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the agency policies and applicable laws


Qualifications of the Controller:

·       Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’ s degree in Accounting or Finance a plus

·       CPA strongly preferred

·       10+ years of hands-on accounting experience

·       Accounting experience in a nonprofit environment is required

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to reach out to other departments to discuss and work through daily issues as they arise

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office product

·       Excellent organizing, planning, and prioritizing skills

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