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Controller - Nonprofit
Job description

We are searching for an experienced Controller, with experience of managing all accounting and reporting activity from a nonprofit environment, to join an exceptional mission-led education nonprofit based in Midtown, NYC.

The role will provide oversight and management of a large accounting team, a $300m+ budget and a large real estate portfolio for a growing organization that has been a huge success since its inception.

The role:

  • Oversee ledgers, reporting and reporting systems to ensure adherence to GAAP and/or GASB standards
  • Oversee the accounting department to ensure fidelity of data and timely monthly and year-end reporting
  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports, clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep CFO abreast of the organization’s financial status
  • Oversight of all program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the defined period
  • Oversee the payroll function and related systems
  • Oversee the full coordination of all the audits and the gathering of required audit information, IRS Form 990 prep and filing


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 5 years in a management role
  • CPA qualified, preference for initial career experience in Public Accounting
  • Thorough understanding of GAAPs, as well as GASB and FASB pronouncements,
  • Experience and expertise in nonprofit audit and regulatory best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit operations
  • Non-profit sector experience required
  • Experience in education preferred
  • Experience in real estate financing for nonprofit entities preferred

Hoxton Circle is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Manhattan, New York
$150,000 - $175,000

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