EECM has been changing the lives of people facing the impacts of poverty in Pittsburgh since 1970. We are dedicated to helping vulnerable adults and urban children and youth throughout our Pittsburgh neighborhoods. EECM seeks to make a difference in the lives of the individuals and families it serves by tending to their needs for today as well as their hopes for tomorrow. EECM offers educational programs, drug and alcohol prevention programs, and violence prevention programs. If you are passionate about helping other people and trying to make the world a better place, this position will satisfy those goals, as well as provide an exciting, flexible, and challenging work environment.

The Finance Controller position will perform a variety of accounting functions, including, but not limited to accounts payable, journal entry preparation, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and some billing. They will complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. This role works closely with agency departmental staff on monthly billing to various governmental agencies, the CEO and Director of Finance on various fiscal projects, and external auditors for annual financial statement audit and various other audits.


  • Assist Director of Finance in a 7-8 business day month end financial statement close.
  • Process daily checks and electronic bank deposits.
  • Daily cash receipt journal entry and daily reporting to CEO.
  • Daily bank to book cash reconciliation
  • Monthly billing to government agencies, customers and tenants.
  • Monthly review of Accounts Receivable Aging and follow up on open balances.
  • Maintain accuracy of Accounts Receivable data in accounting system.
  • Prepares monthly general ledger account reconciliations, journal entries and supporting schedules.
  • Compile and review source documents, such as vendor invoices, expenses, and cash receipts, for completeness and accuracy.
  • Verify that vouchers submitted by staff match invoice data, are signed, and approved department manager prior to entry.
  • Post vouchers and invoices for disbursement in accounting system daily to appropriate cost center and general ledger code.
  • Allocate disbursements to departments via distribution codes in accounting system.
  • Submit weekly AP batch for review to Finance Specialist/Director of Finance.
  • Submit vouchers/invoices to CEO/Director of Finance for review/approval.
  • Prepare monthly billings to government entities.
  • Assist Director of Finance with annual budgeting process.
  • Maintain books for 412 Food Rescue in conjunction with the Director of Finance and CEO. (Beginning Jan 1, 2022)
  • Verify and run bi-monthly payroll for 412 Food Rescue (Paycor).
  • Prepare for/participate in governmental and annual audits.
  • Participate in developing new processes and procedures for efficiency and accuracy
  • Transfer files to storage.
  • Keep in confidence all data, accounting, payroll and human resource matters.
  • Attend staff meetings and seminars, as approved/directed.
  • Other tasks as deemed necessary by the Director of Finance and CEO.


  • Bachelors degree in business/accounting and or 3-4 years’ progressive accounting experience.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit and or MIP accounting systems and government billing using MPER, CIPS, CCBHO systems preferred.
  • Strong bookkeeping/excel/office management skills.
  • Accurate with a high attention to detail.
  • Superb organizational skills.
  • Upbeat, can do attitude with ability to multitask and assist where needed.
  • Must be self-directed and efficient with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must keep all accounting/payroll/human resources matters in confidence.
  • Must have Act 33 and 34 clearances or the ability to obtain them upon hire.

Job Type: Full-time

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East End Cooperative Ministry

Changing the Lives of Individuals Impacted by Poverty