Comptroller

Comptroller

POSITION SUMMARY

The Comptroller manages all aspects of accounting and financial reporting for Client, ensuring that the organization’s financial records are accurate, timely, and compliant with internal and external requirements. The Comptroller maintains a comprehensive set of controls to mitigate risk, ensures the accuracy of financial records, and ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

The Comptroller oversees G/L, A/R, A/P, and Payroll, maintains financial systems and associated processes and procedures; and serves as an expert resource to all parts of the organization on accounting matters. The Comptroller works with staff and leadership to ensure financial processes, systems, and reporting support the achievement of organizational goals.

The Comptroller reports to the Executive Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage daily accounting processes and month- and year-end close, ensuring a professionally staffed and well-run Accounting function.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and sound internal controls.
  • Develop and prepare financial statements for both internal and external use on an established schedule. Serve as an expert resource to the organization on accounting and financial reporting matters.
  • Manage and oversee all financial systems to ensure timely, accurate and high-quality data.
  • Work closely with external auditors to complete annual financial statement audit and 403(b) plan audit within established deadlines and fees. Oversee production, review, and submission of IRS Forms 990.
  • Oversee the time-keeping system and processes and semi-monthly processing of payroll.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director on key initiatives in support of the broader financial operations of the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and at least five years related experience; CPA required.
  • Extensive experience with GAAP and not-for-profit accounting principles, practices and regulations.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and general ledger accounting systems.
  • Ability to analyze and apply independent judgment to the proper application of relevant regulatory framework to complex or unique transactions.
  • Innovative thinker, with a track record of problem solving, developing action plans, and delivering results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills.
Location
DC
Position Id
201039
Date Posted
11/13/2018
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