The Comptroller will lead the day-to-day accounting operations of the office and 15 campuses with an operating budget of more than $100 million. The Comptroller is responsible for overseeing the accounting for all real estate and financing transactions. The Comptroller has functional responsibility over all accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration.
Develop, analyze, and make recommendations relating to accounting and financial systems
Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP and/or GASB standards.
Oversee the accounting department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions.
Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
Oversee all programs and grants accounting and reporting.
Oversee the payroll function and related systems.
Oversee the full coordination of all the audits and the gathering of required audit information.
Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a large team of accounting professionals.
Leverage strengths of the current accounting team members.
Together with the Finance team and Deputy CFO, obtain clean audits for all entities for each fiscal year.
Skills and Experience
Solid knowledge of accounting principles and practices as demonstrated by holding an active CPA license.
Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as Governmental Accounting Standards (GAS) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) pronouncements.
Current knowledge of nonprofit accounting best-in-class operations.
Knowledge of financial compliance and risk management.
History of successfully implementing/integrating systems, policies and protocols.
BA/BS degree in Accounting. CPA required.
Public accounting experience required.
Minimum of 10 years experience with at least 5 years in a management role.
Non-profit sector experience preferred.
Experience in K-12 education preferred.
Experience in real estate financing for schools and non-profit entities preferred.