Assistant Controller

Posted on 5/7/2024

Management Leadership For Tomorrow

Management Leadership For Tomorrow

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides career coaching for underrepresented talent

Social Impact


Bethesda, MD, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance and/or nonprofit administration
  • Six or more years of relevant professional experience in nonprofit organizations
  • Experience managing accounting records for federal grants/contracts and familiarity with federal procurement guidelines and regulations such as OMB Circulars
  • Proficiency with accounting software (Microsoft Dynamics GP/SSRS/Management Reporter preferred) and Excel spreadsheets
  • Experience managing staff who are responsible for full-cycle GL, AP, AR and payroll processes
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to communicate complex financial matters to non-financial personnel
  • Ability to work within multi-functional teams
  • Ensure financial activity is captured in the general ledger and is in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work with the Controller to establish and maintain adequate internal controls over financial reporting and improve efficiencies in the department
  • Oversee/manage the month end close process to ensure accuracy, including monthly budget to actual and month-to-month variance analysis
  • Partner with the Controller to complete MLT financial statement audits and tax filings in accordance with issuance deadlines
  • Provide guidance on and propose solutions for the presentation of unique operating activities
  • Assist in the compilation of board reporting packages which include financial statements, analytics, and variance analysis
  • Identify and implement process changes and technological solutions to improve operational efficiency and enhance reporting capabilities
  • Assist the CFO, Controller, and senior leadership with special projects
  • Utilize workforce planning to evaluate current capacity to support operational and hiring decisions
  • Manage and coach Finance Operations teammates through guidance on supervisory responsibilities, mid-year and year-end evaluations, and employee relation situations as they arise
  • Oversee the recruitment, selection, and orientation for incoming Finance Operational staff

Management Leadership For Tomorrow

Management Leadership For Tomorrow


Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) offers a dynamic work environment dedicated to transforming leadership pipelines and promoting diversity in employment. With a strong focus on career acceleration for underrepresented individuals, MLT equips employees with professional playbooks and extensive support networks, fostering a culture of empowerment and inclusivity. This focus not only positions the organization as a leader in workforce development but also enhances the professional growth of its employees through continuous learning and engagement in meaningful initiatives.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Bethesda, Maryland



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth