San Antonio, Texas, United States | Finance | Full-time



RAICES is hiring a Controller to guide and direct the accounting operations. This full-time position will report to the Chief Financial Officer and is based in San Antonio.

RAICES is a nonprofit agency that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost immigration legal services and education to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees in Texas. It is comprised of 501(c)(3) service organization and a 501(c)(4) advocacy organization.

Job Description:

  • Directs and supervises staff in Accounting-related activities;
  • Drafts and updates accounting policy and procedures;
  • Process owner for Month-end closing, Financial Statement completion and Annual Operating Budget;
  • Liaison to external auditors and responsible for annual financial audit preparation;
  • Makes internal control recommendations and confirms compliance with GAAP;
  • Responsible for meeting time-sensitive compliance reporting deadlines for Grants;
  • Reviews Statement of Financial Position reconciliations;
  • Manages and updates Chart of Accounts;
  • Optimizes Financial Systems;
  • Oversees Payroll processing and reporting;
  • Implements and monitors cash controls;
  • Oversees monthly management reporting;
  • Staff development and performance evaluation in accounting areas;
  • Ad-hoc Projects & Reporting on request.

Key Performance Metrics:

  • Timely and accurate reporting;
  • Meeting all Grant financial input timelines;
  • Continuous improvement of Accounting Closing cycle;
  • Clean opinion for annual audit;
  • Development plans for staff in accounting areas.


  • Minimum of 6 years supervisory experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance (MBA or CPA preferred);
  • Not-for-profit experience required ( 501)(c)(4) experience a plus)
  • Form 990, Federal Indirect Rate and Grant accounting experience;
  • Affinity for the mission and vision of RAICES.