Sep 29, 2021

Vice President and Controller

  • Howe-Lewis International
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Finance/Accounting

Job Description

BACKGROUND: As the organization that created the first schools, workshops, day treatment programs, and community residences for children and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, AHRC New York City is a leading family-governed organization committed to finding ways for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to build full lives.

With a staff of 5,000 and an operating budget in excess of $315M, AHRC New York City is one of the largest not-for-profit organizations in New York State and offers an unsurpassed array of services that benefit the lives of more than 15,000 people of all ages in the five boroughs. AHRC New York City is a recognized leader in the field and is committed to promoting the highest levels of excellence and innovation in all aspects of its work. For more information about how AHRC New York City positively impacts lives, please click here.

THE OPPORTUNITY: Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and leading a team of 35, the Vice President and Controller is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of all accounting function, including general financial recordkeeping, payroll, A/P, A/R, revenue processing, expenses, capital assets, investments, audits, and treasury management. This role also ensures the development and implementation of comprehensive controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the agency’s reported financial results.

The individual in this position will serve as a core member of the AHRC New York City expanded cabinet and senior leadership team and take an active role in strategizing about current and future priorities and opportunities. This is a rewarding opportunity with growth potential for an intelligent, analytical, compassionate, diplomatic, and creative finance professional who is of the highest integrity, possesses sound judgment, and has a healthy sense of humor.

Hiring Organization

AHRC New York City

Qualifications

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passionate about AHRC New York City’s mission.
  • Significant history of progressively responsible experience overseeing the fiscal operations of large, multifaceted not-for-profit organizations.
  • Expertise in managing complex operations, particularly related to accounting applications and systems, operations workflow practices, and recordkeeping processes.
  • Financial forecasting experience.
  • Strong accounting skills.
  • Experience with Medicaid billing.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and funding agencies at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and productively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Able to effectively manage, inspire, and motivate teams at all levels.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and common accounting management platforms.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail; committed to accuracy and deadline-driven work.
  • Diplomatic and politically savvy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all facets of work.
  • Warm, engaging personal style.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Willing and eager to be a visible member of the community and to participate in regular AHRC New York City and community events.
  • Bachelor’s degree and CPA are required; an advanced degree and/or CGMA designation is highly desirable.

Industry/Service Area

Housing/Shelter, Human Services

Level

Executive

Benefits

AHRC New York City offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions

Please click here to apply online via the Howe-Lewis Talent Portal. You may also email your resume and letter of interest to AHRCNYC@howe-lewis.com

All expressions of interest will be held in confidence.


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