CRDF Global is recruiting an experienced Controller reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead the organization’s accounting function, including General Accounting, Revenue Recognition, International Payments, and Payroll. The ideal candidate works well in a team environment and will display a can-do attitude focused on process improvement and building relationships across the organization. The Controller should have relevant nonprofit accounting, finance knowledge, and experience. Skills required include, but are not limited to, leadership, strong customer service, interpersonal and communications skills, excellent systems skills, and strong problem solving and organizational skills. This position requires customer service and supervisory experience.


Major Responsibilities: 



  • Enforces and maintains policies/controls and develops procedures to deliver organizational requirements
  • Plans and supports the execution of goals and objectives; accountable for the team’s performance
  • Recruits, supervise, develop, and retains staff
  • Provides organizational training on the use of tools and systems


General Accounting

  • Supports the CFO with Committee and Board preparation
  • Leads preparation for annual external and internal audits. Interacts with auditors, manages fieldwork and subsequent negotiations
  • Prepares and leads the preparation of tax filing requirements (federal and state)
  • Prepares monthly financial statements
  • Analyzes monthly ledger activity and closes month- and year-end
  • Analyzes the impact of changes in accounting and federal regulations on the organization
  • Ensures integrity of Costpoint GL and Sub ledgers and Cognos systems
  • Ensures Financial and Regulatory compliance U.S. GAAP and Uniform Guidance



  • Ensures resources, training, and tools are adequate to support the Payments function
  • Manages banking and vendor relationships
  • Measures and tracks customer satisfaction



  • Ensures resources, training, and tools are adequate to support the Payroll function
  • Measures and tracks customer satisfaction
  • Partners with the HR department on benefits administration, 403(b), and related audit, deductions, and compensation



  • Licensed CPA required
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in Finance or Accounting, including experience managing and developing senior-level staff
  • 5+ years' previous experience as a Controller
  • Minimum 5 years nonprofit and U.S. government contracting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Knowledge of Costpoint highly preferred
  • Experience managing financial systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Previous audit experience
  • Experience in international program activities, a plus
  • U.S. work authorization is required


CRDF Global offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

CRDF Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). CRDF Global provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants.