California Historical Society

San Francisco, California

Make a big difference in a small organization! As Controller reporting to the Director of Finance at The California Historical Society, you will manage all day-to-day accounting operations, ensure that accounting records are maintained in accordance with GAAP, and maintain adequate internal controls that mitigate risk and ensure the accuracy of reported financial results.

Responsibilities include:

  •  Oversee administration of the department including A/P, contracts, reconciliations, financial reports
  • Manage the monthly financial close
  • Reconcile bank, investment, and balance sheet accounts
  • Research and report budget variances
  • Lead annual audit process
  • Maintain daily cash inflow and outflow
  • Conduct financial analysis
  • Manage staff of 2

Bachelor’s degree plus 3-5 years related experience including proficiency with GAAP , Quickbooks Desktop or Enterprise Solutions, Adaptive Insights or similar budgeting tool, POS software, and temporary restricted net assets.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to

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