NCCF seeks candidates for two positions: controller and finance database administrator/gifts specialist.

The Controller works closely with and reports to the Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer. This role provides input on critical processes and procedures. The Controller works cooperatively with other Foundation staff primarily on accounting, reporting and/or administrative tasks. This position holds responsibility for the Foundation’s critical financial processes, general ledger, financial reporting, regulatory compliance and internal work and information flow. 

 The successful candidate:

  • Will demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain a complete understanding of the Foundation’s accounting system, its reporting requirements and fund accounting.
  • Will have experience in holding primary responsibility for preparation for and conduct of the Foundation’s annual financial statement audit, including independent responsibility for preparing required schedules and reconciliations and other required information disclosures.
  • Demonstrates proven experience preparing information for and reporting to the Foundation’s Finance Committee, including quarterly financial statements.
  • Is expected to maintain an understanding of the Foundations investment strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Possesses an extensive knowledge of the Foundation’s primary accounting and database system (FIMS).   

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years’ experience in nonprofit accounting, with strong grant and fund experience.  Foundation experience is a plus
  • CPA preferred
  • Some experience processing payroll
  • Strong computer skills; Advanced/Expert Microsoft Excel level and intermediate Microsoft Access is preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors, volunteers, grantees and donors
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility; able to adjust activities and priorities and take on new responsibilities
  • Ability to organize work to meet deadlines and to work and think independently

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team.

Are you this ideal candidate? Please email cover letter and resumé to No phone calls, please.  Deadline for submittal is June 15, 2017.  NCCF is an equal opportunity employer.


We also currently have an opening for a finance database administrator/gifts specialist.

The Finance Database Administrator/Gifts Specialist is a member of the Finance Team and is responsible for overall management of the Financial Information Management System (FIMS) database including gifts entry, acknowledgements process, reporting and tracking of data and fund statement generation. This is a highly responsible position calling for accuracy, strong judgment and excellent customer service.

 Job responsibilities:

  • Database administrator for the FIMS database, including full “ownership” and responsibility for accuracy of data and reporting
  • Responsible for administering an accurate and timely gift processing system
  • Develop and implement acknowledgment process for all gifts to NCCF
  • Establish and maintain pledge tracking, reminder and acknowledgment system
  • Provide quarterly and special reports on development activities, donors, gifts
  • Oversee and maintain new fund agreement tracking and assimilation system
  • Responsible for producing all quarterly fund statements
  • Serve as back up to finance specialist for AP/AR functions and mail processing

The successful candidate:

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Has database administration experience
  • Demonstrates proficiency with Access, Excel and other Microsoft products
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exhibits attention to detail and relentless commitment to accuracy
  • Brings flexibility and creativity as it relates to the database administration – is always seeking improvement and streamlining processes
  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrates proven commitment to customer service

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with a committed, engaged team.

Are you this ideal candidate? Please email cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please. Deadline for submittal is May 31, 2017. NCCF is an equal opportunity employer.

NCCF is an equal-opportunity employer
The North Carolina Community Foundation is committed to ensure and provide equal employment opportunities for all people employed by or seeking employment with NCCF without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender, national origin, veteran status or any other protected category under state or federal law.

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