Assistant Controller

  • Location
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 70000 - $ 90000

Assistant Controller

Parker + Lynch is recruiting for an Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager for a well-established nonprofit in Albuquerque New Mexico.  This role is for a permanent placement supervising a team of 5 staff.  This role will report directly to the CFO and be a member of the leadership team of the organization.


Target base salary is between 70k and 90k with favorable benefit package.   


This individual will be responsible for the following;

  • Oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, implement new accounting standards
  • Month end close and financial reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual)
  • Take a lead on implementing and maintaining accounting systems and software
  • Review and post complex month end journal entries
  • Point of contract for outside CPA (annual audit and tax)
  • Review corporate and state tax filings
  • Responsible for State and local taxes (20 states)
  • AP, AR, payroll and banking supervision responsibilities
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior leadership to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
  • Supervise staff of 5 to 6
  • Strong professional demeanor with staff, clients and co-workers
  • Report presentation and ad hoc reporting
  • Additional tasks as needed


Qualifications for the Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager role include:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA and/or CPA strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive experience 
  • 3+ years of leading an accounting department
  • Prior public accounting industry knowledge strongly desired
  • Strong Microsoft office suite


An ideal candidate will have strong relationship skills, display ambition about their position and have a sense of urgency while maintaining accuracy.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to or call 505-348-2982 for an initial conversation prior to sending your resume to learn more about the opportunity.  All submittals will be held in confidence until consent to submit to client is given.