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Controller - Chicago, IL - Full-Time

Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
17 Sep 2022

Controller for Nonprofit Organizations

Your Part-Time Controller, LLC, (YPTC) is a national leader in providing outsourced accounting services to nonprofit organizations. Currently identified as the 5th fastest growing accounting firm in the US, YPTC is seeking to add a talented Controller to our diverse team of professionals. Your Part-Time Controller has been nationally recognized as a Best Place to Work by Inc. Magazine, as well as AccountingToday's Best Accounting Firm to Work for in 2021!

Accounting professionals choose to work at YPTC because of our commitment to all our people. We are guided by the following pillars of culture: trust, support, education, integrity, equity, community, and strong relationships. We offer a hybrid work environment, a flexible work schedule, an excellent benefits program, generous employer medical contributions, professional education opportunities, competitive compensation, a standard full-time 35-hour work week, and a people-focused culture with genuine support inside and outside of work. As colleagues we share expertise, solutions, and ideas; everyone has a voice, and everyone is celebrated.

We are looking for a passionate, personable, hands-on Controller seeking a dynamic opportunity to guide our clients and provide consultative accounting services while simultaneously helping them to get their monthly work completed. Successful candidates must be comfortable working with multiple clients both virtually and on-site when it is safe to do so. The Controller will interact with clients, their staff, Board of Directors, and Finance Committees on a regular basis.


Serve as the outsourced Controller/CFO for multiple non-profit clients. Your responsibilities would include:

Transforming nonprofit client financial departments to help them meet their mission!
Financial reporting for management and Board decision making and presentations
Recommending and implementing improvements to accounting, operations, internal controls, and compliance policies and procedures, supporting client strategy and best practices
Transactional activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable (revenue recognition and billing), and payroll, general accounting, reconciliations, month-end close, and maintaining workpapers
Analysis and data visualization, budgeting and forecasting
Grant management, allocations, and funder reporting
Prepare for and manage annual audit
Client and staff training opportunities
Passionate about working in or supporting non-profit organizations
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Accounting or Finance
5-7 plus years accounting experience
Experience working in a remote environment preferred
Ability to manage and lead multiple clients, work independently, and be responsive on a timely basis
Demonstrated strong Microsoft Excel skills
Experience with multiple GL packages, especially QuickBooks, and electronic bill pay systems
Non-profit accounting, public accounting experience, and/or consulting experience is a plus but not required
CPA certification is a plus
Bilingual-English/Spanish a plus
Customized cover letter explaining interest and qualifications for this role is required
Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required as a condition of employment

YPTC Offers

A Best Place to Work! We are nationally recognized by both Inc. Magazine and AccountingToday
Work with a mission-driven purpose serving nonprofit organizations
A culture of support, enabling our staff to succeed
Growth! We are the 5th fastest growing accounting firm in the US, with unlimited opportunities for professional growth
Competitive compensation
Work-life balance, full and part-time positions, abundant paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Full benefits package
Very generous employer contributions to medical premiums
401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
Ample professional development opportunities and reimbursement
Company provided laptop and technology stipend
Covid Responsible Workplace
Hybrid work environment

Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to . In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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  • Job Reference: 714731691-2
  • Date Posted: 17 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Your Part-Time Controller, LLC
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent