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Wynne Hires

Controller Position Summary

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the full time Controller will supervise an Accounting Department staff of 4 to ensure accurate and timely completion of project reporting and oversee all accounting functions.


  • Financial Analysis: Compares performance with operating plans and standards. Provides reports and interprets the results of operations to all levels of management. This includes the formulation of accounting policies, the preparation of financial statements and operating data, the coordination of systems and procedures, and special reports as required.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepares or directs the preparation of Financial Statements for departments, Board of Directors, and/or outside agencies as needed. Reviews, approves, and oversees financial reporting.
  • Financial Oversight: Monitors cash flow for general and project funds and anticipates funding needs. Selects invoices to be paid on a semi-monthly basis.
  • Forecasts short-range and long-range cash requirements and obligations, as a basis for maintaining adequate funds.
  • Cost Accounting – Processes and/or oversees accurate and appropriate cost allocation among various departments/funds.
  • Maintains general ledger and balance sheet reconciliation for organization and for 18 individual properties.
  • Records Contractor bills and assists Director of Real Estate Development in housing development projects management. Reviews requisitions.
  • Records acquisitions, mergers and sales.
  • Prepares end of year entries, eliminating entries, reviews balance sheet accounts. Prepares Consolidated Financials.
  • Maintains receivable ledger for the organization and advises Executive Director of the status of outstanding accounts.
  • Reviews and processes bi-weekly payroll through ADP total source.
  • Oversees credit card expenditures and records credit card charges.
  • Coordinates year-end audits, assists with cost certifications.
  • Liaises with banking institutions and manages all (30+) bank accounts.
  • Represents organization with governmental agencies, auditors and accountants.
  • Keeps the COO and Executive Director informed of the Company’s performance and provides advice on all financial matters.
  • Assists the Executive Director and Director of Property Management in developing budget.
  • Ensures optimum performance of Company by making recommendations and implementing techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years accounting experience ideally gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Finance.
  • Two (2) years recent experience as a Controller with responsibility for accounts, budgeting, credit and collections, and finance.
  • Advanced experience in manual and automated accounting systems, Excel worksheets, and word processing. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP, FASB 116/117).
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with nonprofit or fund accounting.
  • Experience with RealPage® Accounting Software highly preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience working in residential property management industry


  • 37.5 hour work week (in-office located in Hartford, CT )
  • Health insurance is offered to full time employees at no monthly cost to the employee.
  • 10 paid company Holidays.
  • 2 floating Holidays plus 2 personal days.
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation.
  • 12 days of paid sick leave.
  • Retirement – Simple IRA plan matched at 3%
  • Work for a mission driven organization making a difference in the world!

Cathy Wynne, SPHR, SHRM-CP



Reference: JOB-4119

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Hartford, CT
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $