CASA of Collin County
March 14, 2024
McKinney, Texas
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Reporting to the CEO, the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities. The Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team.

The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of a budget of approximately $2 million, maintain functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. The Controller will ensure that CASA of Collin County has the systems and procedures in place to support effective implementation and conduct satisfactory audits. The Controller will work closely with program leaders and their team, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support operations.

In addition, the Controller will oversee aspects of human resources (HR) onboarding and employment separations, benefits, agency insurance and information technology (IT) staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.


  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, budget, and actual expenditures.
  • Coordinate all audit activity.
  • Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of financial status.
  • Assist leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare actual results to identify, explain variances as appropriate.
  • Oversee financial, project/program and grants accounting in collaboration with the Chief Philanthropy Officer to ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants.
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the departmental officers; continuously collaborate to assess the financial efficacy of operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support operations.
  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.
  • Oversee preparations for payroll, Employers Quarterly Federal Tax forms, 941 payroll filing, Texas Workforce Unemployment Tax forms, W-2’s at the close of calendar year, and 401K/retirement contributions.
  • Oversight of onboarding processes and documents for new hires as well as health enrollment for employees.
  • Assist with Texas CASA Quality Assurance when needed and assist with annual organizational audit.
  • Other administrative, operational and finance tasks and responsibilities as needed.


This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting, and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders.

Specific requirements include:

  • Minimum of a BA, CPA or commensurate experience.
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks Premier Nonprofits Edition, computers, and software applications including, Excel, Word, Constant Contact, and PowerPoint
  • Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments.
  • A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is preferred.
  • Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board, or other outside partners.
  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels.
  • Superior time management skills, multi-tasking abilities, team playing skills.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently.
  • Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend meetings and/or events.

CASA of Collin County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. CASA of Collin County complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting employment discrimination.

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