Assistant to the Controller

Part Time Consultant - 16-20 hours/week

Since this is a Consulting position, no benefits (medical, etc.) or leave (vacation, sick, personal) will be provided.

Generic Description 

VSC is the only comprehensive crime victim agency serving victims of all crimes (and their families) in Montgomery County.  We have been providing advocacy and counseling services and prevention education programs to the community for 47 years. We are currently seeking an Assistant to the Controller.  This position is responsible for assisting in the development, coordination and implementation of all accounting projects for the Agency. This position reports directly to the Controller.  

Specific Duties: 

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Monthly Close - including all required journal entries and bank reconciliations.

  • Preparation / assistance with preparation of financial reports for the bi-monthly board finance committee meetings.

  • Monitoring the agency's Endowment Fund to ensure proper G/L and bank account recording.

  • Assisting in the preparation of agency budgets and grant proposal budgets.

  • Assisting in responding to Grantor's questions / requests for additional information on existing grants.

  • Assisting with the agency's annual financial audit


  1. Prepares reports on all activities as required.

  2. Special projects or other activities as required.

  3. Assures compliance and implements appropriate portions of strategic plan.

  4. Adheres to the vision, mission, and policies of the agency and PCAR and PCCD standards.

Qualifications for Position:


A minimum four-year accounting degree and at least five years of experience is required. Experience in not-for-profit accounting is preferred.  Proficiency with computerized accounting systems, Microsoft Excel and Word are required. Knowledge of MIP/ABILA/SAGE Fund Accounting system is preferred. The individual hired will possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, writing, organizational and communication skills. Criminal Record, Child Abuse History, FBI Clearance and Credit background checks required. Valid drivers’ license, vehicle and valid automobile insurance required. EOE

Hiring and Evaluation 

The Assistant to the Controller is hired by the Executive Director in collaboration with the Controller.

To Apply 


Send a cover letter and resume to Mary Onama, LMSW, Executive Director, VSC.