Controller ~ Full-Time

Controller ~ Full-Time
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Petersburg

SUMMARY: The Controller is responsible for a broad spectrum of accounting functions and business practices that relate to the financial integrity of this non-profit organization and its multiple operations. Experience working in a financial role in a non-profit organization is mandatory.


  • Establish practices and procedures that ensure accurate financial data and reporting for all business operations and maintain, update and retain all records in a secure manner
  • Make daily bank deposits, transfer funds between banks, reconcile statements and post transactions to journals, ledgers and other documents
  • Prepare all purchase orders, provide them to the Chief Executive Officer for signature with back-up material and/or explanations and maintain a log of orders for future reference
  • Review accounts payable invoices, compare to purchase orders, prepare checks for signatures and remit payment in a timely manner
  • Provide financial data needed for various grant applications and submit documentation “packages” to funding agencies with reimbursement requests
  • Assist Department Heads with the preparation of Annual Budgets, provide them with monthly statements, comparing month-to-month, year-to-date actuals versus budget
  • Prepare annual renewal applications for property, casualty and financial lines of insurance
  • Prepare special reports, documents, and records as needed for each Department
  • Prepare monthly Financial Statements for the Finance Committee and Board
  • Provide all information required for the Annual Audit
  • Attend mandatory staff meetings of the Chief Executive Officer
  • Actively participate in the PQI System
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Finance Committee, the Board and/or the Chief Financial Officer


    • Able to speak, write and understand English
    • Possess basic computer skills
    • Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic and economic groups
    • Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Possess strong work ethics
    • Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening
    • Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • Participate in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/ Reaccreditation process
    • Mission-driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion


Master’s degree or public accounting background, CPA with minimum 10 years of financial management experience, must have non-profit background and experience in dealing with multiple funding agencies

The position also requires computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and other accounting software products such as Quick Books

To apply for this position, please submit resume, along with salary requirements to

Resumes without non-profit experience will not be considered.

It is the policy of St. Vincent de Paul South Pinellas, Inc. to make every effort to fill position vacancies from within our organization. The Agency may also conduct simultaneous searches for job candidates outside of St. Vincent de Paul South