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Dedicated to giving every child the chance to attend a great school, Civic Builders partners with the nation's best educators to create public charter school buildings. Our model for school development has earned numerous accolades and has been adopted by other development entities across the country. We are an experienced team of real estate, finance, and development professionals dedicated to delivering inspirational educational facilities at affordable rates.
We are an entrepreneurial organization that is growing quickly. Since our founding we have developed 22 schools, serving over 11,000 students in under-resourced communities such as East Harlem, the South Bronx, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Newark, NJ. We have developed over one million square feet of real estate and invested more than $600M into low-income communities.
To learn more about Civic Builders, please visit www.civicbuilders.org.
Civic Builders is seeking an experienced Controller to lead all activities relating to internal accounting, budgeting and financial reporting. As a facility developer, Civic Builders is comprised of over two dozen entities and maintains several dozen bank accounts. In addition to managing complex facility construction projects that rely on varying sources of capital, Civic Builders owns and leases a number of school facilities to nonprofit charter school tenants. Within this context, the Controller’s responsibilities will include general ledger management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting and financial reporting, audits, tax filings, and lender obligations and reporting. The Controller will also support construction projects with budgeting, forecasting, financing, and ongoing management of project loans, and will support the Financial Services team on all financing and lending agreements. The Controller will manage payroll and may support additional human resources and compliance related activities such as employee benefits, corporate- and project-level insurance coverages, and relationships with legal counsel.
Reporting to Civic Builders’ CEO and Co-Founder, David Umansky, the Controller will join a collaborative and dynamic leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced accounting professional to join a growing, mission-driven organization that is making a tangible impact for students and families in under-resourced communities.
Using the link below, please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, addressed to David Umansky.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Civic Builders offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. Civic Builders is an equal opportunity employer.
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