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Los Angeles Education Partnership


Employment type
8 days 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, Cost Accounting, Payroll, and Revenue Recognition

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements for all programs
  • 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
  • Manage cash flow
  • Additional controller duties as necessary


 Position Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a non-profit Financial Controller
  • 5+ years of nonprofit accounting and finance experience
  • Thorough knowledge of non-profit accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with preparing financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Cloud based accounting experience required
  • Grant allocation experience required
  • Detailed oriented and team player
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • CPA preferred
  • Advanced degree in Accounting preferred


No phone calls please. Only appropriate submissions with non-profit experience will be considered or interviewed.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk;sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Benefits and Wages

  • Competitive Salary Depending on Experience (DOE)
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Retirement plan (employer contribution after a year of working for LAEP)
  • Paid Time Off and 7 Paid Holidays plus the week of Christmas and New Year's (generally Christmas Day and New Year Day plus approximately eight workdays)
  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Remote work options available, Los Angeles metro area required.


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