International Relations and Policy Nonprofit
Washington, DC (Hybrid)
Salary: Approximately $130,000 to $164,000 per year, with potential flexibility, based on experience, credentials, etc.
Terrific Controller position with an international relations and policy nonprofit in Washington, D.C. The Controller will provide strategic oversight and manage the day-to-day accounting functions of a growing organization with a budget approaching $40 million, funded primarily by U.S. and foreign grants and contracts. Responsibilities will include the monthly close process, financial statement preparation, regulatory compliance, grants accounting, AP/AR, payroll, variance analysis and serving as the point of contact for the annual audit. The Controller will manage and mentor a team of four accounting professionals. Qualified candidates should have approximately 8+ years of related accounting experience, including time in a management role. Bachelor's degree is required. CPA and/or advanced degree is preferred. Experience with European and U.S. government grants is preferred. The salary range for this position is approximately $130,000 to $164,000 per year, with potential flexibility, based on experience, credentials, etc. This position is based in Washington, D.C. and operates on a hybrid schedule.
  • Manage the daily operations of the accounting department including monthly close, AP/AR, payroll, audits, and compliance
  • Ensure implementation and maintenance of effective internal controls
  • Maintain compliance with donor requirements, reporting and other financial regulations
  • Create monthly financial statements, analyses, and other reports
  • Assist the CFO on annual budgeting and forecasting
  • Collaborate with auditors on audits and prepare Form 990
  • Monitor grants and external revenue
  • Manage, mentor, and train a team of 4
  • Approximately 8+ years of relevant accounting experience, including time in a management role
  • Bachelor's degree is required; CPA or advanced degree preferred
  • Excellent understanding of GAAP and other accounting matters
  • Grant accounting experience
  • Previous work in NetSuite or similar general ledger accounting software
  • Experience with U.S. and European government grants preferred
  • Strong Excel skills including expressions, pivot tables, and lookups; comfortable working with large data sets
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