Controller – Accounting (San Francisco)

Title: Controller- Accounting
Location: San Francisco, CA
Description: Brilliant Corners seeks a highly qualified and motivated individual to be part of the Finance team of a rapidly growing housing nonprofit organization managing a diverse array of government-funded supportive housing properties and service programs. Primary responsibilities require the supervision of accounting staff, ensuring timely and accurate monthly closing and billing, and compliance with internal controls.
Essential Duties:
1) Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems for Brilliant Corners and related entities, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
2) Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures
3) Oversee all financial, project/program, and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets through the grant/fund period
4) Participate in the ongoing development and improvement of accounting systems
● Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA and/or MBA desired
● Five years nonprofit accounting experience
● Two years of supervisory experience; commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a diverse team
● Thorough understanding of GAAP requirements
● Keen analytic, organization, and problem solving skills
● Excellent interpersonal and business communication skills, both written and verbal and strict adherence to confidentiality
● Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, databases, etc.)
● Expertise with QuickBooks and other nonprofit accounting applications
● Sensitivity to vulnerable populations and the issues they face
To apply, please send resumes to: