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Jobs at Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.


Location: New York, NY

Department: Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Job Summary: The Controller provides key management expertise within the Finance Department.  Solid analytical skills, unquestionable ethics, and a strong attention to detail, quality, and accuracy are key to the success of this position.  Reporting to the CFO, the Controller leads by example, is self-motivated, results-oriented, and motivates the department to achieve excellence. 

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all accounting activities, reporting, and planning
  • Identify and implement new procedures to streamline accounting activities
  • Develop and implement all appropriate control and risk management procedures
  • Provide oversight for the preparation, control and review of payroll process
  • Provide oversight for the managing of banking operations
  • Provide analyses for various balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare reports for Board and Executive-level meetings
  • Manage vital relationships with individuals such as auditors, state agencies, and industry based experts
  • Maintain expertise by participating in groups and seminars designed to enhance skill sets
  • Direct year-end and program audits
  • Prepare CFR and SSOP reports for submission
  • Represent the finance department as needed in meetings and presentations
  • Manage, coach, and develop staff members
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned


  • BS/BA in Accounting or similar / related field
  • CPA, MBA or other applicable certification a plus
  • Previous experience in a Human Services Agency
  • Prior knowledge of ACS, DYCD and OPWDD funing
  • Prior experience managing a budget of $75 mil or greater
  • Experience supervising 5+.
  • Proficiency in computerized accounting systems, ADP payroll and MS Office, Financial Edge.
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