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Controller - Non-Profit in Los Angeles Metro Area at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have non-profit/education accounting experience with the desire to enter a dynamic leadership position? Do you happen to also have your CPA license and are enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment? If so, then we have a Controller opportunity that will be great for your professional qualifications! Please read details below to see if this is something that you would like to pursue as the next step of your career.

A South Bay non-profit is searching for a Controller to take on every part of financial management and daily accounting operations of the company. The Controller will support presentations to the board and work closely with senior leadership. This person needs to have a strong accounting background and have solid knowledge of GAAP. Is this a role that you can see yourself succeeding in? If so, please read the full job description below and see if this is a true match for your skillset and experience!

What you need for this Controller role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, advanced degree a plus
  • 5+ years of accounting and finance experience
  • Public accounting and previous supervisory experience a plus
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience in coordinating audit and month/year-end close
  • Strong communication skills with ability to explain complex financial information to all individuals in the company
  • Nonprofit experience a huge plus

What you will be doing in this Controller role - You will:

  • Oversee all accounting operations
  • Create and record business processes to maintain internal controls and safeguards for receipts of revenue, procurement, costs, and actual expenditures
  • Organize all audit activity
  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Communicate monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements to senior management
  • Direct the preparation of the yearly budget and forecasts as well as reporting variances
  • Forecast company cash flow
  • Manage accounting team of 2-5 Accountants
  • Stay in compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting and tax requirements

What's in this Controller role for you?

  • Lots of holidays off and holiday shutdown
  • Great health/dental/vision
  • Mission-driven organization doing good things in the community
  • 401(k) contribution