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About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, rewarding career, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefit programs. Some of our benefits include: generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; Employee Assistance Program, excellent health & pension plans; Public Student Loan Forgiveness program; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance.

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Req Number FIN-22-00003  
Location CAS (Trenton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Finance / Accounting  

JOB SUMMARY:Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, the Controller will have responsibility for financial oversight over reporting, analysis, and management of the accounting function. This responsibility includes maintaining the records, generating the reports, supervising the staff, and working with management and program staff to insure that necessary information is maintained and provided.


  1. Supervising the Accounting staff, including hiring, training, directing, evaluating and addressing staffs problems and concerns.
  2. Maintains the books and records of Catholic Charities and its related HUD-funded entities, so that accurate and timely monthly and annual financial reports can be generated.
  3. Oversees the annual audit process, with support from accounting staff.
  4. Oversees the annual budget preparation process, with strong support of the Assistant Controller and other staff.
  5. Supports and participates in addressing the evolving requirements of our funders, specifically fee-for-service and cost-based contracting, CCBHC, and other new services. Assists in developing internal analysis to allow Catholic Charities to remain fiscally strong while supporting these changing funding systems.
  6. Keeping up-to-date with changing not-for-profit industry requirements, including GAAP and FASB standards.
  7. Consults and communicates with the Leadership Team, management, and program staff to obtain and share required information.
  8. Attends fiscal supervisory meeting with CFO and Assistant Controller. Also attends Finance and Audit Committee meetings and quarterly management meetings.
  9. Responsible for Federal grant financial compliance, reporting and drawdowns.
  10. Member of the Quality Improvement Committee.

OTHER DUTIES: As assigned by the Associate Executive Director, Fiscal Affairs


SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS: The Controller supervises the Assistant Controller, the Accounting Specialist, two Staff Accountants, and the Accounts Payable Coordinator.

Position Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: CPA or MBA preferred, as well as 10 or more years supervisory financial management experience.



Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 35 hrs  
Proposed Salary $100K - $120K  
Schedule M-F: 9a to 5p 

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