Neighborhood Housing Services Oklahoma



The Controller is responsible for all financial accounting and reporting functions of the organization. Provides leadership to staff involved in accumulating financial data necessary to provide accurate fund-level accounting and consolidated business results. Directs internal reporting to staff, management and trustees and external reporting to donors, auditors and regulatory entities. The Controller serves to support the mission of the organization, ensuring the organization is well represented to all partners through individual work and management of the team. This person is team-oriented and a vital partner in creating and maintaining a positive work environment for every staff member. This is a full-time position.


Essential Functions:

  • Guides the Accounting Department while providing leadership to the staff who manages daily financial operations and coordinates financial activity with other departments as required
  • Partners with the finance team in preparing consolidated financial statements and annual audit reports and coordinates meetings with a committee of the Organization’s Board of Directors for approval
  • Ensures the preparation and timely filing of Form 990 tax returns for multiple entities
  • Oversees annual spending calculations for endowed funds, including those designated for use in community programs. Also ensures the periodic application of administrative fees and allocation of investment returns to all funds
  • Works with the executive team to design and implement financial guidelines and controls
  • Strives for operational excellence throughout the finance function and identifies and guides process improvements
  • Ensures up-to-date adherence to generally accepted accounting principles for nonprofit organizations established by the Financial Accounting Standards Board as well as reporting requirements of the Internal Revenue Service
  • Directs internal reporting to staff, management and trustees, and external reporting to donors, auditors and regulatory entities
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual operating budget based on input from department leaders throughout the organization
  • Prepares interim and annual financial reports for initiatives
  • Prepares the organization’s public financial statements
  • Serves as the primary liaison with the external auditors and ensures successful annual audit
  • Serves as a backup for the roles performed by Accounting Department staff members


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required
  • Minimum of five years (5) of experience in nonprofit fund accounting and supervision
  • Strong working knowledge of nonprofit accounting and tax reporting standards, required
  • Skilled use of computer and all programs within Microsoft Office Suite with proficiency in Excel, required
  • Excellent team building, problem-solving, organizational and time management skills with attention to detail, required
  • Experience with an integrated business operations and accounting system, preferred
  • Strong experience in public accounting, preferred
  • Ability to effectively use audio-visual meeting room technology, preferred


Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and minimal lifting of objects up to 25 lbs.
  • Minimal travel in the metro and surrounding area.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $98,012.82 – $104,630.05 per year



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


Physical setting:

  • Office



  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oklahoma City, OK 73118: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • GAAP (Preferred)

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