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Controller

Industry: Not-for-profit

Location: Santa Monica

Compensation: To $150K

Contact: Rob Matheny

Non-profit organization has an immediate need for a Controller to oversee all aspects of the general ledger, Financial and Regulatory Reporting, and the Billing functions to ensure compliance with GAAP, FAR, CAS, and other government laws and regulations.

Responsibilities include:

• Determine staff level, interviews/hires new employees, ensures appropriate training, conducts performance reviews, counsel’s employees and takes appropriate disciplinary action.
• Develop and administer objectives, operating policies and procedures, budget and strategic action plans for achieving goals.
• Provide leadership and motivation by establishing clear expectations, communicating specific performance feedback, and giving timely and thorough performance reviews.
• Oversee daily general ledger accounting and coordinating with the transaction processing to prepare monthly and annual financial statement close process, including reconciliation to internal financial statements
• Oversee all aspects of compliance program, including timekeeping, to ensure adherence to company policy and governmental regulations. Ensure regulatory filings are completed timely and accurately.
• Oversee all aspects of the billing and client financial reporting system, including any corrective action resulting from system audits.
• Coordinate detailed accounting with appropriate personnel for contributions, oversee all auditor relationships, perform second level review of account reconciliations and transaction processing, maintain appropriate internal relationships with other departments.
• Routinely interpret complex regulatory literature (FAR, CAS, GAAP) and effectively communicate conclusions to senior management.
• Manage special projects requested by management, clients and auditors.

Requirements include:

• 6 to 9 years of relevant experience.
• 5+ plus years of Supervisory experience, prior controllership preferred.
• Experience with nonprofit accounting, FAR and CAS.
• Experience with financial statement close, regulatory filings.
• Experience with government and grant billing, desired.
• Experience with DCAA or other US government auditors.
• Experience working in a government contracting or large nonprofit environment
• Thorough knowledge of PC usage, Microsoft Office and ERP Financials.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through to resolve issues.

A CPA is preferred for this position.

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