JOB ID: 17392
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Nonprofit Controller

Accountants One has a nonprofit client located in Downtown Atlanta that is seeking a Controller role. Our client wants someone who understands all aspects of fund accounting and restricted funds. This person will report to the CFO.  They will be responsible to assist in overseeing all of the accounting operations and the financial activities of this organization and following the mission of the company. This is full time position and they do have a hybrid schedule. 

  • Provide monthly budget reports and monitor all variances. Advise on financial analyses and decision-making regarding capital investments, pricing, contract negotiations, significant costs, benchmarks, and other matters with management and the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of financial data in accounting software.
  • Direct and ensure grants are recorded according to the appropriate revenue recognition rules.
  • Supports the CFO in identifying and reporting financial trends.
  • Manage the preparation of the PBC audit schedules and annual financial audit reports.
  • Review financial operations on a continuous basis for automation opportunities and efficiencies to improve financial reporting.
  • Maintenance of financial records in compliance with retention policy.
  • Manage all aspects of accounting, financial statements, general ledger, reconciliations, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, and revenue recognition.
  • Maintain and enforce all accounting policies and procedures.
  • Keep an organized filing system of all statements, transactions, and payments.
  • Process payroll accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Monitor cash flow, cash forecasts, and investment balances.
  • Prepare monthly/annual financial reports and monitor budget and forecasts.
  • Maintain chart of accounts.
  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting, finance, or in business administration with an emphasis in accounting.
  • Possess 5-7 years of progressive accounting work experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license is required.
  • Proficiency with accounting software.
  • Preferred experience with accounting software system implementation.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations.
  • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations.
  • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite products; and preferred knowledge working with Sage/Abila or other fund accounting software is a plus.

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