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JCC of Stamford
1035 Newfield Ave
Stamford, CT 06905

Principal Responsibilities:


The Controller is responsible for the company's accounting practices, the conduct of its relationships with lending institutions and the financial community, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. The position involves supervision over general accounting, internal auditing, and budgetary controls


Develop internal control guidelines, policies and procedures for budget, accounting, cash, and credit management

Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements

Coordinate and direct budgeting and financial planning

Create budgets and forecasts

Coordinate year end audits

Analyze and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve systems and financial performance

Analyze investment account activity and prepare journal entry to recognize investment gains and losses

Maintain, analyze, and summarize general ledger accounts

Monitor month end closing process and prepare monthly financial reports

Distribute departmental financial reports internally and work with department personnel to analyze variances

Monitor cash balances and wire transfer activity

Monitor use of agency credit card and petty cash

Develop chart of accounts as needed

Oversee payroll and benefits administrator

Prepare presentation materials for Finance and Audit Committees

Oversee Form 990 and other government filings

Maintain vendor and customer relations

Supervise accounting and finance staff

Work on special projects as needed

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Rachel Beckwith at

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in accounting or Business Administration

5+ years of successful experience

Certified Public Accountant designation strongly preferred

Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles especially as they pertain to not-for-profit accounting

Proficiency in the use of QuickBooks Software desired

Proficiency in the use of Excel required

Experienced learning new software and databases

Excellent management and supervisory skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills



Agency Information:

The Stamford Jewish Community Center is a cultural, educational and recreational center, offering exceptional programs, classes and special events designed to enrich the mind, body and spirit.