Job Details
HQ - Arlington, VA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

CRDF Global is recruiting an experienced Controller reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead the organization’s Accounting function including General Accounting, International Payments, and Payroll. The ideal candidate works well in a team environment and will display a can-do attitude focused on process improvement and building relationships across the organization. The Controller should have relevant nonprofit accounting and finance knowledge and experience. Skills required include, but are not limited to leadership, strong customer service, interpersonal and communications skills, excellent Excel skills, and strong problem-solving and organizational skills. This position requires customer service and supervisory experience


:Major Responsibilities


  • Enforces and maintains policies/controls and develops procedures to deliver organizational requirements
  • Plans and supports the execution of goals and objectives; accountable for the team’s performance
  • Recruits, supervises, develops, and retains staff
  • Provides organizational training on use of tools and systems

General Accounting

  • Supports the CFO with Committee and Board preparation
  • Leads preparation for annual external and internal audits.  Interacts with auditors, manages field work and subsequent negotiations
  • Prepares and leads preparation of tax filing requirements (federal and state)
  • Prepares monthly financial statements
  • Analyzes monthly ledger activity and closes month- and year-end
  • Analyzes the impact for changes in accounting and federal regulations on the organization
  • Ensures integrity of Costpoint GL and Subledgers, Deltek T&E, and Impromptu systems
  • Ensures Financial and Regulatory compliance U.S. GAAP and Uniform Guidance


  • Ensures resources, training, and tools are adequate to support the Payments function
  • Manages banking and vendor relationships
  • Measures and tracks customer satisfaction


  • Ensures resources, training, and tools are adequate to support the Payroll function
  • Measures and tracks customer satisfaction
  • Partners with HR department on benefits administration, 403(b) and related audit, deductions, and compensation


  • Licensed CPA required
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years nonprofit and/or U.S. government contracting experience
  • Previous experience as a Controller
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Knowledge of Impromptu and Deltek T&E and Costpoint, a plus
  • Experience managing financial systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Previous audit experience
  • Experience in international program activities, a plus
  • U.S. work authorization is required


CRDF Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) CRDF Global provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disabled status. 


CRDF Global offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


To apply, please complete our online application and include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) references.