The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is looking for a full-time Controller to join our team! 
Job Description

The Controller is a hands-on leader, collaborating with the Chief Financial Officer and departmental staff to plan and assist in the direction of the accounting and finance operations of the Association and will be responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining effective financial controls and systems of The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County YMCA (“Association”) and The Community YMCA Foundation, Inc. (“Foundation”).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA or MBA preferred
  • 5+ Years professional experience in accounting, 3 of which in a supervisory role
  • Nonprofit experience strongly preferred
  • Proficient in accounting software (Daxko strongly preferred) and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines, while maintaining high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality and apply independent judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially as it pertains to financial functions
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License, acceptable driving record, and valid NJ Motor Vehicle Insurance
Essential Functions

  • Maintain the general ledger, business and financial records of the Association and Foundation in a timely, accurate manner on an accrual basis and in compliance with GAAP.
  • Develop and maintain the necessary system of financial accounting, record keeping and reporting for adequate control, accountability, legal, and tax and audit purposes.
  • Supervise and assist in the accounting process; maintain control over receipts and disbursements.
  • Supervise Systems Administrator, Staff Accountant and Accounting Coordinator, as well as Assistant Finance Director presently employed at the Ocean County YMCA.
  • Oversee the monthly close process, including recurring and adjusting journal entries and allocations, and support the reconciliation of personnel based functions (benefits, taxes, etc.).
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements and forecasts.
  • Oversee information technology and systems integration for the Association.
  • Oversee the administration and reporting requirements of contracts and grants to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies- municipal, county, state and
  • Drive the annual budget preparation on both annual and multi-year bases, supervising staff software training and engaging both the COO and Management Team members in the process.
  • Engage with outside accounting firm specific to the annual audit process, ensuring the proper filing of all documentation with appropriate state and federal agencies.
  • Upon request, prepare financial analysis and reports to assist the Association in strategic planning, debt management, cost studies, etc.
  • Support branches and departments with the creation of statistical and financial reporting relevant to their needs.
  • In partnership with the CFO, actively assist in the creation, revision and implementation of the Association General Fiscal Policy and ensure the adherence to all supporting policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the records retention activities for the Association.
  • Aid the administrative office and other branches in the procurement and scheduling of various equipment as required (i.e. fitness, technology, office equipment, etc.).
  • Maintain and enhance skills by continued professional development training.
  • Perform special projects as needed upon request by CFO, and/or other senior management. Assist the Executive Assistant to the CEO where necessary to ensure the smooth and professional operation of the administrative office.
  • Act as Operational Liaison to both the COO and CHRO.