Comptroller

Department: Operations
Location: Washington, DC, DC

About Digital Promise
Digital Promise is an independent, bipartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to spur innovation in education for all levels of learners. Positioned at the intersection of educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers, Digital Promise identifies, develops, and promotes strategies to improve all levels of education and provide Americans with the knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy. Digital Promise is a fast-paced, growing, entrepreneurial organization that values and rewards performance, collaboration, and innovation.

About the Position
The comptroller will play an important role in supporting Digital Promise’s mission to spur innovation in education for all learners. Over the last four years Digital Promise has experienced explosive growth with over five-fold increases in our revenue, our operating budget and our staff. Revenue streams have become more complex and diverse with significant income from private foundation grants, corporate partners, exchange contracts as well as significant in-kind contributions. Federal funds are expected to become part of the revenue mix in the second half of 2017.

Digital Promise is seeking an experienced Comptroller to lead the management of the organization’s financial functions and to set the organization up for success as it embarks on its next phase of growth.

The Comptroller will manage the day-to-day accounting activities of the organization and be responsible for adherence to accounting principles as well as organization policies and procedures. He/she must be familiar with GAAP for grants, exchange contracts and government grants and contract. Sound judgment to evaluate financial processes and make recommendations is a must. The candidate must be highly collaborative and comfortable working in a fast-paced, high growth environment.

Responsibilities

Qualifications

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Please apply and submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible. Review will be on a rolling basis until the search is successful. 

Digital Promise is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. 


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