Atlanta, Georgia
Competitive compensation includes: 100% paid medical, dental, vision. 403b match program.
Aug 20, 2019
Sep 13, 2019
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Jerusalem House, a non-denominational non-profit, is Atlanta's oldest and largest provider of permanent supportive housing for homeless and low-income individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. We house over 500 people in five housing programs ranging from residential campuses to rental subsidy. 

Please submit a cover letter with your application.

We provide a competitive non-profit compensation package (100% paid medical, dental, vision, 403b match + salary).


4 year college degree

5 years (minimum) experience with accounting, reporting, financial analysis, and budgeting.


Non-profit experience


Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA), the Controller will be responsible for overseeing all accounts, ledgers and budgets, and ensuring compliance with GAAP, JH Internal Accounting Procedures, and other regulatory requirements. The Controller will independently manage accounts payable, cash disbursements, payroll, bank reconciliation, employee benefits, administrative contracts, and the invoicing and collection of monthly rent payments from JH residents. The Controller will also review government grant financial reports and assist the DFA with nonprofit financial reporting and analysis, budgeting, and personnel management.


  • Accounting Oversight

Independently manage all day-to-day activities related to general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts and cash disbursements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with established procedures.

  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll and ensure the accuracy of outsourced payroll services and information, including employee benefits and 403b savings plan contributions.
  • Monitor ACH cash transactions activity and reconcile cash accounts on a monthly basis for review by the DFA.
  • Participate in the annual financial audit, including responding to auditors PBC requests, and following up with additional information when needed; be present in the office during each day of the audit field work.

Grant Compliance

  • Review and monitor the invoicing, collection and tracking of monthly housing fees from TFP and PFA residents, ensuring accuracy and compliance with GAAP and HUD regulations that is input by Accounting and Grants Compliance Assistant.
  • Review and monitor government grant accounting of the agency budget with program grant budgets: Work closely with Grants and Compliance Manager to reconcile program budget reimbursement reports with general ledger and accrual transactions ensuring that program expenditures are consistently aligned with grant budgets.
  • Prepare monthly grant financial report for all program managers.

Financial Analysis and Reporting

  • Assist the DFA with the monitoring and budgeting of Restricted Funds resources and prepare donor requested financial reports as needed.
  • Assist the DFA in the preparation of monthly financial reports and variance analysis for review by the ED and the Finance committee.
  • Assist the DFA with any ad-hoc financial reports as needed.
  • Provide DFA with Cash Flow Report after weekly check run.

Financial Communication

  • Interface with outside audit firm, banks, insurance agents and consultants.
  • Monitor and negotiate contracts with administrative service providers.
  • Interact and maintain day-to-day communication with off-site staff, directors, vendors, donors, board members, residents, and volunteers.
  • Provide financial information to Development Department for private grantor reporting.

Human Resource Compliance Responsibilities

Human Resource Compliance

  • a) Increase knowledge of federal and state labor laws and regulations and ensure agency compliance with applicable laws.
  • b) Periodically update, as necessary, all federal and state labor law and workers compensation compliance posters for each office and facility.

Personnel Policies

  • a) With guidance from the DFA and ED, develop and implement human resources programs, policies and procedures and update personnel policies as needed.
  • b) Notify staff, in writing, of any new and/or updated human resource or personnel policies.

Staffing Management

  • a) Conduct background investigations for any new hires.
  • b) Set up new employees in ADP system and conduct new hire orientation.
  • c) Maintain, and update as needed, New Hire, Exit Process, and other checklists.
  • d) Maintain and update staff PTO time monthly.
  • e) Coordinate and oversee performance evaluation process for the ED.
  • f) With DFA, conduct employee relations counseling and exit interviews.

Special Projects

  • Assist the DFA with other financial/accounting/administrative and human resources tasks as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A 4-year college degree in accounting/finance/business with a minimum of 5 years experience that includes accounting, reporting, financial analysis and budgeting, preferably in the nonprofit area, is preferred.
  • Experience with nonprofit accounting software such as MIP Fund Accounting is a plus, and must have relevant experience with spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, be self-motivated to carry out responsibilities independently, pay close attention to detail and accuracy, be able to meet inflexible deadlines, and be prepared to make a productive contribution to the Jerusalem House team.

No faxes, phone calls, or hand deliveries.


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