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Philadelphia, PA (3 days per month work from home days are available as “flex” days)

The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP)is an independent, nonprofit community foundation committed to growing philanthropy according to the teachings of Jesus Christ.  Grounded in the principles of faith and service, CFGP meets the diverse needs of donors and Catholic institutions through charitable fund management and development consulting.  Our services ensure an investment in the future of our faith.

CFGP was founded on July 1, 2013 by a dedicated group of Philadelphia Catholics who wanted to help preserve the goodness of our faith.  What started as an idea transformed into a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded on the principles of transparency and accountability.  Since then, CFGP has been working to become the leading resource for Catholic and faith-based philanthropy.

Today, CFGP works with donors to manage their charitable funds, helping them choose investment opportunities that meet their needs.  Through our consulting services, CFGP helps parishes and Catholic organizations grow and sustain their important work.  By assisting both groups, CFGP helps multiply the impact of Catholic ministries for the people of the Greater Philadelphia region.

Position Summary

The Controller will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and is responsible for ensuring that CFGP’s accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles and proper accounting controls are maintained.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Senior Accountant (A/P, A/R and general ledger)
  • Process payroll
  • Oversee Development Consulting Services contract billings and collections
  • Process monthly accruals and allocations
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of all bank/investment accounts
  • Prepare and distribute quarterly Investment Statements to fundholders
  • Assist CFO with analyses and documents in preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements as well as annual budget and audit
  • Process Annual Fund Service Fees/Endowment Distributions
  • Special projects as needed

Professional Standards

  • Maintains a professional demeanor in dress and behavior, treats people with respect and dignity, maintains all donor and prospect information in the strictest confidence.

Personal Traits

The successful candidate must exemplify the following characteristics:

  • A deep commitment to the Mission of CFGP, and a passion for serving those in need.
  • A strong understanding and dedication to the Roman Catholic faith.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, finance or related field
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • At least 5 years of financial management experience, including supervision of accounting staff preferably in a non-profit environment
  • Experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge Accounting software a plus
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of Office 365 products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Self-starter with excellent follow-through and the ability to work with minimal supervision

 Application Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume. Completed applications should be sent by clicking Apply Now button. When prompted, please include the subject line "CFGP: Controller Application."

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : Finance

Location : Philadelphia, PA (3 days per month work from home days are available as “flex” days)

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