Atlantic Street Center - Seattle, WA

Full-time$83,000 - $98,000 a year

Atlantic Street Center has been a part of the Seattle community for more than 100 years, working to support youth and families in achieving their potential. Atlantic Street Center's services include academic assistance, early learning, leadership development, parent education and support, homelessness prevention, domestic violence survivor assistance and mental health counseling. Each year we serve more than 3,000 multi-ethnic, low-income families, most of who reside in Seattle’s central and southeast neighborhoods. We just opened an office in Kent to serve those who have had to move south due to rising Seattle rents.

Atlantic Street Center offers competitive pay and excellent annual benefits for full-time employees including 16 days of vacation, 12 paid sick days, 10 paid holidays and free monthly premiums for employee medical, prescription, vision and dental coverage. After one year of successful employment we provide additional benefits such as a defined contribution pension plan, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.

Our Controller is responsible for managing Atlantic Street Center's accounting functions, and supervising 1to 2 accounting staff. You will work closely with the Executive Director and will be responsible for ensuring accurate financial reporting to support the agency’s growth and goals. Major areas of responsibility include oversight of all accounting, internal controls, audit preparation and the annual budget. The position is also responsible for ensuring compliance with financial policies and practices, communicating effectively with Program Managers, and providing timely and accurate financial reports.


· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field required; CPA preferred.

· Four years financial and administrative management experience working with grant-based accounting systems.

· Strong supervisory and staff management skills; minimum 3 years preferred.

· Strong knowledge of GAAP and non-profit accounting practices and tax laws.

· Experience using a computerized fund accounting system. Sage and Abila MIP experience preferred.

· Knowledge of United Way and other governmental human service program requirements.

· Demonstrated ability to develop and manage systems.

· Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.

· Ability to manage difficult and stressful situations effectively and calmly.

· Ability to work with minimal supervision.

TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume, salary requirement and 4 professional references.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $83,000.00 to $98,000.00 /year


  • Accounting in Non-Profit settings: 4 years (Preferred)


  • A valid CPA CMA or other related accounting designation (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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