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Director – (Controller) EFSP

Alexandria, VA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 27 Jun 2023

Expires on 26 May 2023

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Director – (Controller) EFSP

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Is responsible for financial program management and providing program accountability for the overall program including audit under the Uniform Guidance, Improper Payments Information Act assessment, and Grant Programs Directorate review. Serves as a member of the leadership team for the EFSP department. Is responsible for directing the daily work activities of assigned team members within the EFSP department. Has responsibility for establishing annual work goals and objectives for assigned team members.

Determines work tactics, project deliverables, and resource requirements. Participates in the development of departmental action plans, work processes, and systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION: An individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level:

  1. Serve as lead to manage financial functions of EFSP Congressional appropriations, yearly and supplemental.
  2. Serve as lead for all EFSP audits, including independent and UWW Internal Audits and other audits/reviews.
  3. Prepare yearly budget for EFSP National Board’s administrative activities.
  4. Prepare monthly reports for National Board meetings, HHS and program director.
  5. Direct the EFSP staff in Final Report and Compliance Review Processes, including design, schedule and prepare material with staff assistance.
  6. Assist the Vice President with requests from the EFSP National Board and Congress.
  7. Assist the Vice President with the EFSP National Board monthly meetings, as needed.
  8. Direct onsite training and compliance reviews of Local Recipient Organizations, including EFSP staff.
  9. Review outside audits of the LROs to ensure compliance with the Uniformed Guidance and EFSP National Board guidelines.
  10. Provide Consultation and Technical Assistance to Local Board and Local Recipient Organizations, as required.

Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in accounting with at least six to eight year of progressive experience in a leadership role.
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff.
  • Knowledge of Emergency Food and Shelter Program a plus.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities, and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Thank you.

This position will close at 11:59 pm, May 25, 2023.


The budgeted salary range for this position is currently $120,000.00 to $135,000.00 per year.  Proffered salaries are determined by several factors including applicant’s knowledge, ­­­skills, experience, position, equity, and market data.


United Way Worldwide seeks diverse, qualified professionals who want to make a difference in the world. If you are passionate about your work and desire to help others achieve enhanced education, income, and health, United Way Worldwide is the place for you.

 United Way Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics, in accordance with applicable laws. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail Jennifer.Chavez@uww, or call 703-683-7874 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.

 We are a charter member of Employers of National Service and encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.

 United Way Worldwide is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including: health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, 403(b) plan, tuition assistance, paid time off, family sick leave, medical appointment leave, parental/adoption leave, dress for your day, free parking, onsite gym, monthly volunteering opportunities, and more.   Most benefits begin on the first day of the month following your start date.


We take the broadest possible view of diversity. 

We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.

We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress our fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.

We believe that each United Way community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.

We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.

We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.

Join us in embracing diversity, equity and inclusion for every person in every community.