Our well-known and rapidly growing Seattle-based non-profit client is seeking a Controller to run all operational and technical accounting. Reporting to the COO, this role will directly manage a team of three while owning accounting and reporting, operational tools and growth, audit and compliance, and will play a key role in organizational leadership. This is an opportunity to join an organization loved and revered by the community with a mission to help youth launch into adulthood.
If you are interested in working as a Controller for this nonprofit in the Seattle, WA area, please submit your resume using the form below.
SEARCH FIRM: ASP
CLIENT: Confidential – Non-profit
LOCATION: Seattle, WA
SEARCH TEAM: Quinn Finnigan, Ashley Baker
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A rapidly growing non-profit with 30 years of experience addressing academic and other support needs of youth in the region, their services operate throughout Washington State and are continuing to expand their impact every year. A well-known and loved community-based organization, they are uniquely positioned to partner with stakeholders such as schools, social workers, organizations, and funders to achieve their mission.
The Controller will lead all day-to-day accounting operations for this $20M+ organization, with a focus on managing all areas of operational and technical accounting, including monthly close and financial reporting, consolidations, tax accounting, and interpretation of GAAP accounting standards. There is a compliance aspect to this role with respect to both funding-based reporting requirements as well as external audit/tax process management and internal benefit/insurance administration. The Controller will manage a team of three direct reports, and is expected to be a passionate teacher and developer of these people as well as a steward of accounting to the entire organization.
Ideally, the Controller brings a career focused on progressive non-profit accounting at an organization with at least a budget of $5M; a background in corporate accounting with recent exposure to and passion for non-profit accounting is also acceptable. A deep knowledge of establishing and monitoring internal controls, accounting policies, and financial systems is required, along with audit and tax preparation experience. The Controller will show evidence of being an excellent written and oral communicator and a willing business partner building positive and effective cross-functional relationships.
Accounting & Finance