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Assistant Controller
Sid Jacobson JCC
300 Forest Dr
East Hills, NY 11548

Principal Responsibilities:

Are you a proactive problem solver? Are you enthusiastic about leading process change? Do you enjoy working for a mission-driven agency? If you answered yes to these questions, we'd love to hear from you!
Our full-time Assistant Controller, under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer and Controller, will help lead day-to-day finance operations, including accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. This position is in Nassau County (East Hills), Long Island.
How You'll Help Us Be Successful:
  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, program budgets and actual expenditures
  • Ensure monthly account reconciliations are prepared timely and accurately
  • Lead month-end close process, including journal entries, and revenue recognition, and reporting
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
  • Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Evaluate issues for corrective and preventive action
  • Assist management in the annual budgeting and planning process, including variance analysis
  • Oversee grant reporting and analysis
  • Ensure accuracy and effectiveness of donor tracking and communication systems
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and all banking transactions
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

What You'll Need to Be Successful:
  • A proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the responsibility for finance
  • Impeccable attention to detail and commitment to establishing and adhering to rigorous internal controls
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 7+ years of progressive finance experience
  • Experience in a complex nonprofit that has multiple programs preferred
  • Solid experience managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting
  • Technology savvy; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, boards/committees, donors, or other outside partners
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers


$85,000 - $95,000

Agency Information:

Sid Jacobson JCC and its surrounding campus provide a full range of cutting-edge recreational, health, fitness, educational, cultural arts, and social services programs. We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and strive to create and maintain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We are dedicated to serving every aspect of community wellness, regardless of age or ability. We promote physical health through our innovative health and wellness center, while also providing for emotional and spiritual health through a variety of divorce, bereavement, and cancer support groups. In addition, we are Long Island's hub that addresses social justice, uses social action to better our society, and provides volunteers with the opportunity to give back.