Role details

Controller

Manhattan   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Growth Role in Manhattan
  • Strong Leadership Opportunity

About Our Client

Our clients has a reputable name in the field of youth development and welfare.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the CFO, your day to day duties include:

  • Manage and supervise a central Fiscal accounting team of 5 staff members, ensuring proper segregation of duties as well as efficient and effective operations through delegation of responsibilities.
  • Oversee all central accounting operations and functions, including accounts payable, cash management, bank reconciliations, journal entries, and monthly, quarterly and year-end financial close activities, ensuring their timely, accurate and efficient completion.
  • Maintenance of the general ledger, chart of accounts, bank and other financial accounts.
  • Oversee the annual financial audit and other periodic and ad-hoc external audits of CAS books and records and financial performance, and preparation of annual financial statements for CAS and related entities. Includes annual IRS Form 990 and similar State-required filings; cost reports for Medicaid and Foster Care funded services; and audits of retirement plans (defined benefit and defined contribution).
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of accounting processes and systems, while maintaining acceptable internal controls and fiscal integrity
  • Set annual goals and objectives for the department and develop measurement tools to monitor progress.
  • Develop communications materials about financial policies, administrative procedures, calendars, financial health of the organization, and role of the department, etc., for internal and external use.
  • Ensure fiscal and accounting policies and procedure manuals and materials are maintained in a timely, accurate and comprehensive manner.

The Successful Applicant

  • Masters in Accounting/Finance. CPA is highly desirable
  • Eight to ten (8-10) years of progressively responsible accounting and finance experience, including at least two (2) years of supervisorial and management experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience and/or knowledge of non-profit legal, tax, and special accounting needs, and general issues within the non-profit environment, including restricted fund accounting and endowments.
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate accounting and financial principles to a wide variety of individuals.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

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