Job Description

Title: Controller/ CFO- Non-profit

Organization: Our client, a dynamic and rapidly growing Georgia-based Non-Profit organization, is seeking a Controller/CFO to join their team.

Location: Downtown Atlanta, GA

Salary: Targeted at $135k per year, plus excellent benefits

Position Type: In-office

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Controller to assume a key financial leadership role within our organization.


  • Generate monthly financial statements, tracking, and analysis to ensure transparency and accountability.

  • Develop and communicate the financial strategy of the organization, including performance, goals, and objectives.

  • Ensure compliance with audit requirements, grant and donor guidelines, and financial regulations.

  • Supervise a team of three, including two accounting staff members.

  • Collaborate with external auditors and provide necessary documentation for annual audits.

  • Manage financial operations, including budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management.

  • Engage with stakeholders, including state legislators, governors, and private donors, to convey the organization's financial needs and impact.

  • Present financial information effectively and articulate compelling stories about the organization's mission.

  • Oversee compliance audits and ensure adherence to nonprofit accounting standards.

  • Work closely with the Chief Philanthropic Officer to secure funding and meet budgetary requirements.

  • Represent the organization at external functions and events approximately once a month. Requirements:

  • Preferred CPA certification.

  • Previous experience in public accounting preferred.

  • Strong background in nonprofit accounting, with experience working with municipalities and nonprofits.

  • Excellent knowledge of financial and accounting principles.

  • Ability to engage and communicate effectively with stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to present financial information and tell compelling stories.

  • Flexibility to work beyond regular hours.

  • Familiarity with Sage accounting software or similar platforms.

  • Supervisory experience, preferably in a finance or accounting department.

  • Commitment to the mission and values of the organization. Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with a target of $135k per year.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage.

  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contributions.

  • Life insurance and disability coverage.

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

  • Chance to be part of a mission-driven organization that positively impacts the lives of students and communities.

How to Apply: To apply, please email your resume to Andree Frost at


Atlanta GA
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