Controller

  • Location
    Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Controller
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848857_2732925

A Controller job is open courtesy of Parker+Lynch. This client, a trade association in downtown Washington, DC, is seeking an experienced Controller with a history of progressively responsible roles in accounting and finance within the nonprofit or trade association industries. 

Controller job responsibilities include:

  • Lead accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and financial statements preparation
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements for parent organization and its affiliates
  • Liaise with auditors for financial and benefit plan audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of the budget by analyzing trends, expenses, revenues, financial commitments and obligations incurred
  • Oversee preparation and filing of all tax filings.
  • Continually optimize systems and processes for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Direct cash management operations 
  • Coordinate cash flow of investments funds, oversee reconciliation and clearing of all the organizations’ intercompany accounts.
  • Lead, supervise, train and develop accounting team staff.

To be considered for this Controller job, you should have:
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible accounting/finance experience
  • Experience leading an in-house accounting team at a Controller or Director level within a non-profit or association
  • Bachelor's required; CPA preferred
  • Experience with SAGE Intacct preferred
  • Strong tenure with prior employers
  • Outstanding leadership skills, to include recruiting, training, on-boarding, managing and developing new staff