Reporting to the Chief of Finance and Operations, the Controller is responsible for accounting, finance and grants management. Specifically, the Controller will focus on general ledger entries, reconciliations, month-end close, grants management, budgeting and reporting.


  • Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Responsible for the financial administration of grants, which includes developing budgets for grants and tracking grant payments, submissions and reporting (budgets, narrative and financial reports)
  • Work with CFO on organizational and program budget preparation
  • Work with the CFO on yearly audit preparation
  • Coordinate payroll and ensure accurate processing. Perform payroll accounting, make payroll entries and maintain payroll files
  • Coordinate and manage contracts, payments and reimbursements of outside contractors
  • Administer policies to ensure compliance with legal, tax, and regulatory requirements pertaining to hiring and paying domestic employees or contractors
  • Periodically review system documentation to ensure correct and consistent input and provide internal finance review and reports
  • Handle special projects and other various financial reporting as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of non-profit accounting experience and 5+ years’ experience in grants and/or finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CPA certification preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of computer software and applications, including MS Word, MS Excel, Peachtree and internet
  • Organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated
  • An excellent oral and written communicator

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Meja Petchel, Human Resources Business Partner.

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