Austin, TX Finance
Job Type

The Controller is responsible for essential financial and accounting functions, including appropriate close and reporting cycles, audit, and tax support.

The individual in this position is expected to maintain a high level of professional standards and ethics while maintaining a positive approach in day-to-day work activities. This position embraces and supports TLSC's overall mission while complying with all regulations, best practice standards, policies, and confidentiality requirements.

This position works 100% in the TLSC office for first 60-90 days.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Process all vendor, staff/contractor invoices for payment accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure credit card purchases are reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly AP accruals for accounting month end close.
  • Maintain supporting financial documents (e.g. travel forms, purchase orders, requests for checks, etc.) and file documents on a timely basis.
  • Process 1099s and maintain current W-9s.
  • Maintain accuracy of general ledger and manage organizational cash flow.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, 2 CFR200 (Super Circular) as well as state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure General Ledger upload of payroll information is timely and accurate.
  • Maintain readiness and preparation for year-end audit coordination, along with various other monitoring and site visits.
  • Ensure internal controls, record keeping systems and accounting policies and procedures are compliant and aligned with financial, audit and grantor requirements.
  • In coordination with Grants Manager, determine allowable expenses according to grant and contract guidelines and regulations, and monitor spending to ensure funds are fully expended, accurately and appropriately.
  • Reconcile bank statements.
  • Facilitate development and continuous improvement of internal controls, organization policies and procedures and financial processes.
  • Work closely with leadership team to facilitate completion of needed financial processes and adherence to deadlines.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting and financial experience, or the equivalent in education and experience required.
  • Experience working with non-profit or grant invoicing or billing governmental agencies.


  • Advanced Excel skills, including pivot tables and custom reporting; proficiency with other Microsoft Office products, and ability to learn in-house technology, such as, payroll, case management systems, and other office software applications.
  • Experience with SAGE-MIP Accounting Software preferred.
  • Strong planning and organization skills.
  • Excellent customer service and collaboration skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • Skill in exercising sound judgment, critical thinking and effective decision making.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to identify variances and recommend budgetary and operational solutions.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of advanced nonprofit accounting, grant accounting and contact management.
  • Knowledge of the state and federal laws, rules, and regulations for nonprofit financial record keeping and reporting especially grant and other donor requirements.

Salary Description
$90,000 - $105, 000 annualized