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BTQ Financial (“BTQ”) is an innovative, New York-based, financial management company that provides outsourced finance and accounting services to nonprofit organizations. BTQ’s vision is that mission driven organizations should focus on their core competencies while finance and accounting functions can be provided “better, faster and cheaper” by enterprises which solely focus on delivering those functions. BTQ is the leader in this unique market. BTQ is currently working with forty-seven organizations and managing over $600 million in annual revenues for its clients. BTQ has a staff of 60 individuals based out of New York and also has a team of 60 accounting professionals working in India. Much of the back office transactional work is performed by BTQ’s offshore team. BTQ’s plans are to double in size over the next forty-eight months and to accomplish this ambitious goal it has to further standardize, streamline and automate its monthly accounting cycle. BTQ is looking to expand its portfolio team and is conducting a search for a Controller.

Position

BTQ Financial is seeking a Controller to manage non-profit financials for its clients by providing supervision to the offshore accounting team and working closely with client staff, the Client Manager (CFO), and the Financial Analyst. The principal responsibilities of the Controller are management of the accounting activities and the financial reporting cycles for a portfolio of clients.

Your Mission with Us

The Controller is Dedicated, Independent, and Highly Skilled.

You value accuracy, thoroughness, and organizational ability; you explore ways to improve the quality of financial reporting as well as enhance the efficiency of internal controls and client financial processes; you own your tasks and responsibilities, decisively resolves issues, and require minimal supervision; you are intimately familiar with GAAP and have experience within the nonprofit sector; you can present information and analysis with confidence in any medium.

Core Responsibilities

Financial Analysis and Reporting:

  • Management of a team of accounting professionals locally and abroad to deliver the monthly financial reporting package for multiple clients on schedule and without errors
  • Oversight of the accounting team to ensure grants and contracts are identified, classified properly, realized appropriately, monitored, and adhere to regulatory requirements
  • Review and confirmation that financial statements are accurate in accordance with GAAP, and that corresponding supporting and analytical schedules are properly reconciled
  • Maintenance of monthly calendar and checklist of deliverable due dates, including input collection, close cycle and financial statements preparation, and contract vouchers delivery
  • Independently solve accounting issues; recommend and implement process improvements
  • Review and / or prepare other required client reports and analytics as needed

Audit:

  • Management of annual audits in conjunction with the Client Manager
  • Coordinate and supervise the preparation of financial and regulatory audit reports and supporting documentation, including review of schedules for fiscal, funder, and single audits, and to support tax filings

Qualifications

Experience: 5 years of similar experience with overall responsibilities for financial statement preparation in the nonprofit sector. Supervisory experience a must, accounting experience in Microsoft Dynamics GP a plus.

Education: Accounting degree required. CPA, Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field a plus.