· Brooklyn, New York
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Opportunity:

Brooklyn A seeks a Controller who will be responsible for financial management and oversight of an $11M grants portfolio to include ensuring proper tracking and reconciliation of grants using an automated fund accounting system, and compliance with all fiscal reporting requirements, as delineated in agency contracts; managing grant-related post-award functions, including but not limited to A133 audits, budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, budget modifications and grant closeout functions. Reporting to the CFO, the Controller will also provide support and oversight of all accounting aspects of the agency; including, but not limited to, monthly financial statements, cash flow projections, agency-wide budget vs. actual expenditure analysis and other reports.


To be successful in this role, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in accounting, finance, business or other related field preferred, CPA a plus; and a minimum of six (6) years accounting experience in a non-profit or grant financial management is a plus.



  • Complete understanding and documented experience managing a diverse portfolio of institutional grants, including Federal, New York State & City grants and audits.
  • Strong analytical, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with MS Office package software and financial management systems;
  • Strong financial and analytical skills, including expertise in Excel, and advanced skills including Pivot Tables, V-LOOK UPS and SUMIF formulas;
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records for accuracy and conformance to procedures, rules, and regulations;
  • Understanding of accounting concepts and practice
  • Strong reporting and recordkeeping skills, including the ability to synthesize lots of quantifiable and qualitative data into clear, plain language and readable charts and checklists;
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial information to program managers and work comfortably with staff at all levels of the organization;
  • Must be able to work strategically within a team structure as well as independently, multi-task and work under tight deadlines;
  • Dependability, good time management and organizational skills and be attentive to detail;
  • Thorough commitment to Brooklyn A’s mission.


Note: Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we aren’t able to give status updates, but if you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted directly.


Brooklyn A is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, religion/creed, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status or marital status.

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  • Location
    Brooklyn, New York
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  • Minimum Experience