Position: Controller

Hours: Full-time 40 hours, Exempt

Updated: 7/2023



  1. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or a related field.

  2. At least three years of experience overseeing all aspects of accounting for a large business or not-for-profit organization.

  3. Strong knowledge of accounting principles and regulations (GAAP).

  4. Experience working with multiple funding sources and budget preparation.

  5. Experience with and understanding of complex payrolls and filing Federal and NYS quarterly reports.

  6. Familiarity with Medicaid billing rules and regulations and contract/fiscal requirements of various NYS agencies.

  7. Experience with supervision and employee management.

  8. Excellent attention to detail and organization skills.

  9. Excellent conflict resolution, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

  10. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  11. Ability to plan and prioritize work tasks and schedule.

  12. Ability to multi-task and work effectively in both a team and individual setting.

  13. Strong belief in and commitment to integration of people with disabilities in all areas of community life.



  1. Manage all aspects of STIC’s Fiscal Department including oversight of accounts payable and receivable, Medicaid billing, payroll, and financial transactions.

  2. Recruit, interview, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate the performance of fiscal department and general office staff.

  3. Develop and maintain financial policies, procedures, and internal controls to safeguard the agency’s assets and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

  4. Maintain ongoing relationship with independent auditing firm and coordinate the annual agency audit process, ensuring submission of necessary documentation and reviewing audited financial statements.

  5. Oversee preparation and completion of all other agency fiscal audits and reviews, including but not limited to: annual pension audit, annual worker’s compensation audit, OMIG audits and audits from various funding sources, as applicable.

  6. Work with Executive Director to develop annual agency budget for submission to Board of Directors.

  7. Review agency Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss statement monthly and report any concerns or anything of significance to the Executive Director.

  8. Prepare and submit Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss statement quarterly to the Executive Director, for the Board of Directors.

  9. Oversee the fiscal aspects of grant and contract management, including:

  • developing initial budget and completing budget modifications as necessary,

  • collecting and reviewing information from subcontractors as necessary,

  • submitting monthly or quarterly reports and vouchers as required,

  • maintaining contract receivables and contract expense schedules for audits, and

  • ensuring overall compliance with funding source requirements.

  1. Maintain Fixed Asset schedule.

  2. Prepare data for 990 and CHAR 500 and submit to accounting firm, review completed 990 and CHAR 500 for accuracy prior to submission to Executive Director and Board of Directors.

  3. Collect, prepare and submit information for annual reporting required by funding sources including: the OPWDD Consolidated Fiscal Report (CFR) and NYS DOH Personal Cost Care Report.

  4. Complete and submit any relevant state and federal annual fiscal reports as otherwise required.

  5. Review all agency contracts and notify Executive Director of items of significance or concerns.

  6. Maintain required documentation, collect statistical and other data, prepare and submit reports in a timely manner.

  7. Attend all mandatory agency trainings, meetings, sign language class and advocacy groups.

  8. Other job-related tasks as needed and time permits.


Southern Tier Independence Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to hire the best qualified applicant for the position, without regard to: gender; gender identity/expression; sexual orientation; disability; age; race; color; creed; national origin; military status; pre-disposing genetic characteristics; familial, marital or domestic violence survivor status; pregnancy or pregnancy-related conditions; criminal history; or other protected class included in applicable local, state or federal laws.

Interested applicants should send a current resume indicating the position for which they are applying to:

Casey Flanagan, Human Resources Coordinator

135 East Frederick Street

Binghamton, NY 13904

Phone : (607) 724-2111

Fax: (607) 772-3605