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Controller 16310008

Washington, DC
Our client is a highly-respected, $25M Non-Profit organization based in Washington, DC. This organization is supported predominantly by federal agencies, as well as foundations and corporate and individual sponsorship. The company is in a hybrid work schedule. 
The organization is seeking a hands on, project minded Controller to lead daily accounting functions, oversee one staff, and drive best practices and operational efficiencies. Role reports to excellent COO. Salary between $125,00-150,000 with strong benefits.

  • Lead the company’s accounting efforts, including accounts payable and accounts receivable; make payments and deposits, manage invoices.
  • Manage back-end budgeting actions, including the creation of budget codes in the budgeting, accounting and timekeeping software and granting staff access to the budget software.
  • Monitor monthly actuals for projects and spend-down for foundation grants; make changes to the budget for forecasting purposes and as needed.
  • Run actual personnel hours based on semimonthly payroll conducted by Human Resources.
  • Run reports for cash flow, various foundation financial reporting, and other regular financial reports for the Management Team and Board of Directors.
  • Provide organizational and programmatic financial data for use in developing government and foundation proposals
  • Track and report sales against the organization’s GSA contract.
  • Manage state business registrations.
  • Act as the organization’s point of contract for external financial and accounting audits.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required
  • Master's degree or CPA certification, preferred   
  • 10-12+ years of Non-Profit accounting experience, including management of foundation grants, required
  • Direct experience driving projects and building operational efficiencies
  • Experience using Great Plains and Bill.com, highly preferred
  • Experience with federal government contracting, preferred


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