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Non-profit Controller

Washington, DC

Position Overview:

As the Non-profit Controller, you will play a key role in managing the financial operations of our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial reporting, grant reporting, and month-end close processes. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about financial management in the non-profit sector and is dedicated to supporting our mission.


  1. Financial Reporting:

    • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
    • Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and petty cash.
  2. Grant Reporting:

    • Oversee the preparation of grant budgets and financial reports for submission to funding agencies.
    • Ensure compliance with grant requirements and deadlines.
  3. Month-End Close:

    • Lead the month-end close process, including reconciliations, accruals, and journal entries.
    • Collaborate with other departments to ensure accurate and complete financial data.
  4. Budgeting and Forecasting:

    • Assist in the development and monitoring of the organization's annual budget.
    • Provide financial forecasts and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  5. Compliance:

    • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards, laws, and regulations.
    • Collaborate with auditors during annual audits.
  6. Team Leadership:

    • Supervise and mentor finance department staff.
    • Foster a collaborative and supportive work environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Proven experience as a Controller or in a similar financial management role.
  • Strong knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and regulations.
  • Experience with financial software and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

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