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Capital Good Fund

Capital Good Fund

Accounting & Finance · Full-time
Georgia, USA
90,000 – 120,000 USD per year
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

About Capital Good Fund

Capital Good Fund (“Good Fund”) is a nonprofit, U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Providence, RI. Founded in 2009, our mission is to create pathways out of poverty and advance a green economy through inclusive financial services. Good Fund employees are committed to using financial services to transform the lives of those we serve.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Controller is an experienced professional working closely with the CFO and Director of Accounting to oversee and improve accounting operations, including maintaining and enhancing the integrity of accounting controls and internal controls; ensuring compliance with GAAP standards and regulatory requirements; and leading the annual financial audit. The Controller will build and manage effective and streamlined systems to support the financial functions of Good Fund and its affiliated organizations, including Georgia BRIGHT. The controller will also produce thorough financial status reports for senior managers to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth.

In this role, the Controller will:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain internal controls and safeguards for all accounting operations.
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all organizations.
  • Oversee and coordinate audit activities and related work papers, including requirements for single audits.
  • Analyze financial data and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Coach, evaluate, and support accounting team members
  • Assure accurate accounting and reporting of financial transactions and related analysis of the organization, and alert management to trends and issues.
  • Assist Good Fund’s leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
  • Maintain all required regulatory compliance regarding financial transactions and reporting.

About You

We are looking for exceptional people. Capital Good Fund employees are passionate, motivated and committed to using financial services to transform the lives of people living in poverty.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Minimum 10 years of Accounting / Controller experience with progressively increased responsibilities and number of direct reports
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, Accounting, or equivalent
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a professional team with a positive, proactive attitude.
  • Very good Excel and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with ability to develop and revise systems, policies and procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review documents for accuracy and reasonableness
  • Meets deadlines
  • Customer service orientation and ability to respond with sensitivity, patience, enthusiasm, and timeliness
  • Flexible and self-directed
  • High level of integrity and professional maturity with ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Master’s degree in related field or MBA
  • Nonprofit accounting experience
  • QuickBooks experience
  • Experience in managing an integrated accounting system including grants, scholarships, and donor management software

Training and Compensation

The Controller will receive extensive training on all of Capital Good Fund’s products, services, policies, procedures, and technology.

In addition, the Controller will receive a competitive benefits package that 401(k) plan with a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of employees gross earnings, medical insurance with a $500/month employer subsidy, dental insurance fully covered by employer for routine dental care, 5 paid personal days per benefit year, 15 vacation days in the first year on staff, and the opportunity to apply for personal loans of up to $2,000 at 0% interest. Company perks include supervisor-approved opportunities to work from home, flexible scheduling, and 14 paid holidays!

How to Apply

Please send a one-page cover letter and accompanying résumé.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.

Capital Good Fund is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Good Fund welcomes every protected characteristic including: race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity. All are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

A competitive benefits package of a 401(k) plan with a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of employee gross earnings, medical insurance with a $500/month employer subsidy, dental insurance fully covered by employer for routine dental care, 5 paid personal days per benefit year, 15 vacation days in the first year on staff, and the opportunity to apply for personal loans of up to $2,000 at 0% interest. Company perks include supervisor-approved opportunities to work from home, flexible scheduling, and 14 paid holidays!

Capital Good Fund is an equal opportunity employer.