Colorado Nonprofit Association

Financial Controller

 Water For People is a global nonprofit working across nine countries, bringing together communities, local entrepreneurs, and governments to build and maintain water and sanitation services that will last. We have a sustainable solution to end the global water and sanitation crisis, and our employees across the world help drive this solution.  


The Financial Controller’s primary responsibilities are ensuring that Water For People has strong financial controls and processes in place and that financial data and reporting are accurate, timely and adhere to US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and applicable regulatory requirements. The position includes oversight over all financial processes, internal controls, systems, cash management, consolidation of budgets and audit/tax management. The Controller will also provide direct supervision of the Global Hub accounting team who are responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations for the headquarters office and intercompany reconciliations.  


Financial Reporting & Accounting Leadership   

Treasury Management   

Organizational Budget & Projections Management   

 Policy & Controls   

Financial Software Administration   

Team Leadership   



Don’t meet every single requirement but you are excited about this role? Water For People is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so we encourage you to apply even if your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification listed above.  


US based position 

This position has the option to work from an office or remotely. Water For People will seek candidates from any state in the U.S. except for NY, NJ, WA, VT, HI and CA 

Open work environment if choosing to work from our Denver, Colorado office 

Ability to work outside regular business hours to collaborate with team members and stakeholders across multiple time zones.    

Candidates must be a citizen or legally authorized to work in the US.  

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. 

The actual salary will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors.  

Water For People cannot provide immigration sponsorship for this position. 

Water For People is committed to protecting children encountered during our work and by our employees, preventing sexual abuse and exploitation of all individuals with a particular focus on women and children and other marginalized communities in the performance of our work, preventing human trafficking in the performance of our work and in our supply chain and to having a drug-free workplace. During the recruitment processes, additional documentation
will be requested to comply with our policies and in accordance with the legal requirements in your country of residency, this includes a background check. If
you apply for employment, we want you to be aware of our recruitment, selection and hiring processes including important policies regarding employee conduct.

Water For People is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to creating a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace. For this position we strongly encourage women and people with disabilities to apply. Water for people strives to create and maintain a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this—regardless of race, ethnicity, ancestry, tribal affiliation, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, disability, socioeconomic class, educational attainment, or other social identities is critical to our ability to have a world where every person has access to reliable and safe water and sanitation services.  

Our commitment ensures that we:    

Have a different array of thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds and cultures, enabling us to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges 

Strive for a culture of inclusion and belonging by treating each other with dignity, respect, and appreciation enabling us to feel welcome, supported, and valued 

Effectively connect, communicate, and build long-lasting relationships with stakeholders within our diverse communities 

Have diversity of thought, perspectives, backgrounds, identities, and talents that will support our mission to develop high-quality drinking water and sanitation services are available to Everyone Forever