Assistant Controller

Location: DC Metro area

Type: Full-Time

Industry: Non-Profit

Our client, a leader in helping philanthropic non-profit organizations do their best to advance their mission, is searching for a strong Assistant Controller to join their team. The ideal candidate is a Senior Accountant looking to take their next step in their career from another non-profit or coming from a public accounting firm. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer and supervising an Accountant Assistant, this is an integral role in the organization.


  • Oversee the complete accounting operations on a daily basis
  • Conduct monthly and annual closings
  • Generate monthly financial reports after thorough review of all activities
  • Oversee the audit process ensuring all PBC schedules are prepared in an accurate and timely basis
  • Complete oversight of payroll management
  • Work in partnership with department leads to create budget templates annually

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance required
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting in a non-profit setting in highly beneficial
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to function and communicate well in a team-oriented environment

This organization offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

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