Los Angeles Education Organization

Financial Controller

Employment type
3 months ago
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP) is a non-profit organization that advances educational equity. Together with families, schools, and the community we facilitate access to and opportunities for quality educational and wellness practices so that children thrive from diapers to diplomas. Founded in 1984, LAEP was the first educational-transformation organization in Los Angeles and among those at the forefront of the movement nationwide.

LAEP is looking for an experienced Financial Controller to manage all aspects of financial management for the organization. The role includes management and oversight of all corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures and all aspects of financial risk management.

Responsibilities include the management of all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, and Revenue Recognition


  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support and prepare month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Position Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of nonprofit accounting and finance experience
  • Thorough knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced degree in Accounting preferred
To apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Put your complete name and “Controller” in the subject line of your email submission. No phone calls please.

Application deadine is: 09/19/2019.