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Controller 16274015

Washington, DC
Our not-for-profit client is looking for a Controller!  This is a 100% remote direct hire/full-time position!  The Controller supervises the accounting functions of the operation, including transactional accounting, tax and audit preparation, monthly and annual closing, accounting system and sub-ledger management. This includes ensuring accounting processes take place in a timely manner, timely filings of tax returns, and a clean audit with no material findings.

Controller Responsibilities:
  • Monitors cash receipts and disbursement processing, recording of A/R, A/P and other subledger entries, and general journals.
  • Oversees the monthly closing process including review and approval of entries prepared by the Accounting Specialist and of reconciliations prepared by the Accounting Systems Analyst.
  • Ensures timely monthly and year-end financial closes.
  • Researches and corrects discrepancies found in the closing and reconciliation processes.
  • Produces financial reports including variance analyses.
  • Oversees allocation processes and calculations and ensures that entries are prepared and posted monthly.
  • Prepares quarterly (or more frequent if required) tax returns for sales tax, federal election commission filings, and ensures returns and payments are made on a timely basis.
  • Supervises preparation and distribution of 1099s to vendors as appropriate and files state and federal returns on a timely basis. Ensures that W9s are received from all vendors during the year so that the files are complete at year-end.
  • Supplies outside tax preparation firm with all necessary data for preparation of IRS 990 forms.
  • Primary liaison with auditors for audit preparation and processes which includes being responsive to any requests made during the engagement and ensuring the audit timeline is achieved.
  • Ensures that all documentation and schedules requested by auditors are available in a timely manner.
  • Manages any internal audits conducted by the Finance department.
  • Prepares all financial statements including Statement of Activities, Statement of Cash Flows, Statement of Financial Position, and Statement of Functional Expenses
  • Maintains banking relationships inclusive of credit card processing. Works with CFO to develop cash flow forecasts.
  • Prepares and transmits 401k payroll information to record keeper each payroll, monitors loans, and files the annual 5500 return.
  • Sets clear objectives and expectations for staff; follows progress and provides timely feedback; addresses performance issues promptly. Fosters learning and development; provides recognition of accomplishments; conducts development discussions. Provides recommendations to achieve measurable and sustainable results.

Controller Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, preferably in non-profit finance and accounting, and extensive knowledge of nonprofit fiscal management (501c3, 501c6).
  • A minimum of a BA in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration; CPA desirable.
  • Must be proficient in multiple finance technology platforms and MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using Sage Intacct, Concur, Bill.com required. Experience with NetForum or other AMS, eShow or other event management system, CRM systems preferred.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, US and international (as needed) tax principles as they apply to nonprofit organizations.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Makes decisions with confidence based on analysis of available information to drive business success.

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