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Richmond, CA, USA

The Controller will be a key member of the Accounts Team and oversee many aspects of the accounting and financial functions of the organization. In order to be successful in the Controller position, the candidate must have exceptional nonprofit financial experience combined with a strong customer service approach towards Project Directors (fiscally sponsored projects).

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • In conjunction with CFO, develop, maintain, and administer monthly close procedures with the Accounts Team members

  • Coordinate with Director of Accounts regarding both financial and service delivery improvements for projects

  • Oversee Treasury function for Accounts Payable and Reimbursements; sending cash disbursements for AP and employee reimbursements, ensuring the AP team runs smoothly, and assist with any issues that may arise during the payment process

  • Work with Accounts Team to reconcile bank accounts

  • Assist projects with financial matters, including grant reporting, government grant invoicing, managing budgets and grant budgets

  • Manage, in conjunction with the Accounting Manager, unallocated revenues/expenses; detailed tracking of entries needed in project financial statements

  • Calculate monthly admin fees and record to the general ledger

  • Assist with large email volume from project directors

  • Assist Accounts Team with annual audit and 990 tax filing

Educational Background: 
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

The best candidate for this position will have an overall minimum of seven years of accounting/financial experience (with three of those years in a nonprofit setting) and be a self-starting, self-respecting, team-playing, positive-thinking, tech-savvy and consistent person with a passion for doing good in the world. The best candidate will also:


  • Work well with people from diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities, vulnerable populations, and the international community

  • Strong Excel skills: sumifs, pivot tables, reconciling large data exports

  • Possess strong financial reporting abilities (Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT)

  • Maintain appropriate discretion regarding sensitive employee and organizational information

  • Possess flexibility as the duties of this role may change significantly as our scope of services expand/contract

  • Have a consistent and reliable workspace: home, shared workspace

  • Must be a team player, flexible and present, with strong creative problem-solving skills

  • Maintain a sense of humor in the face of challenging interactions and situations

  • Accept, appreciate and support the diversity and differences of the individuals and groups we work with 

  • Be familiar with MS Office and Google Office tools

  • Quickly learn online and digital systems that you are not familiar with

  • Be helpful and supportive of project goals

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in accounting

  • Extensive use with a variety of accounting platforms

  • Experience with nonprofit accounting

  • Commitment to the nonprofit sector and charitable work


The annual salary for this position is $95K. We offer medical, dental, vision, FSA, retirement, and an "unlimited" paid time off policy. 

Additional Information: 

At Social Good Fund, we are committed to removing barriers for all people who wish to do good in their communities. As a result of lowering these barriers, we are proud to say that we have attracted a very diverse group of project leaders working across communities all throughout the globe on issues that impact millions of lives.


Social Good Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage, actively seek, and celebrate diversity in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We encourage applicants of color and individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

How to apply:

  • Please email your cover letter and resume (in PDF format) to [email protected] with “Controller” in the subject line. Your cover letter should be addressed to Kyle Solberg, CFO

  • In your cover letter, please be sure to address the following:

    • Tell us about your accounting background; 

    • Describe your interest in customer service, including how you’d contribute to our customer service function

    • Talk about your interest and/or experience in the nonprofit sector

Job Function: 

Organization Info

Social Good Fund

Richmond, CA, USA
Annual Budget : 
51-200 employees
About Us

SocialGood works to create and establish positive influences for individuals, communities, and the environment. Our goal is to sponsor and develop projects that will help positively impact and develop local communities into healthier and happier places to live, work, and be.

Why Work For Us?: 

We hope that through fiscal sponsorship we will give people the opportunity to pursue their dreams and positively impact the lives of others, both directly and indirectly.  We want you to manifest your inspiration, hope and spirit in the world for everyone to share in.

Our mission is all about building the world we wish to see, one piece at a time.  The more of us who participate, the greater the impact. At SocialGood, we invite you to make your vision, no matter how large or small, a reality for us all.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 18 2021
Active Until: 
Apr 18 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Social Good Fund