The Controller is responsible for all accounting operations at NBTS. This includes day-to-day transaction processing, month-end close, and completion of the annual audit and tax filings. In addition, the Controller works with the CFO to analyze the results of operations in relation to the budget and forecasts. This role works with others to develop policies and procedures that are effective, efficient, flexible, and scalable. The Controller will ensure that policies and procedures are followed, allowing for proper and timely recording of transactions.
Supervision Exercised: The Controller will supervise two direct reports.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensuring all day-to-day accounting work (A/P, Payroll, Revenue) is completed timely and accurately with minimal supervision
Driving the month-end process, with the goal of a 5-day close.
Providing the CFO with timely and accurate financials with comparisons to budget and forecasts as appropriate.
Building relationships throughout the organization.
Staying abreast of all major events, transactions, and initiatives at the organization.
Maintaining the accounting system (NetSuite), ensuring all constituents can access reports and data.
Taking sole responsibility for completing the annual audit and tax filings.
Training, developing, and evaluating staff based on current and future needs.
Required Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities:
Extensive experience with non-profit accounting standards, terms, and reporting requirements.
Advanced Excel skills.
Familiarity with database concepts and structures.
Experience with NetSuite highly preferred, but comparable mid-tier accounting systems is mandatory.
Professional, customer-service orientation.
Ability to work with others under time pressure.
Interest in and curious about new situations. Quick learner.
Easily adapts in an organization that continues to grow and change.
Can drive projects to completion, even if starting with incomplete information. Willing to experiment to find solutions.
Exposure to merger and acquisition activity beneficial.
About National Brain Tumor Society
National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes and unites our community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments and advocate for patients and their care partners.
NBTS is a leading policy advocacy and research organization as well as a convener of brain tumor research leaders including industry, regulators, funders, clinician researchers and patient advocates. The organization also delivers timely information and support to patients and families. Through collaborative leadership with partners, our results include increased federal funding for brain tumor research, improved clinical trials, the enactment of the most comprehensive childhood cancer law in decades, and improved clinical trial education.
While we have seen significant progress in terms of scientific understanding of brain tumor biology, we are unsatisfied with the status quo of today’s treatment options. NBTS is committed to investment in new ideas and research poised to incent the development and realization of treatments that dramatically increase survival and quality of life for patients.