Vermont Public
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Client: Vermont Public


Position: Controller

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Location: Colchester, Vermont


Vermont Public seeks to create an expanding, open community for all Vermonters, broadening access and opportunity for all voices to participate from every corner of our unique state. Over the last 50 years, VPR and Vermont PBS’ audiences and supporters helped create two of the strongest statewide public media organizations in America. Together as Vermont Public we will build on that foundation of trusted information, high-quality education, and thoughtful programming to build the future of public media in Vermont. Vermont Public remains Vermont’s unified public media source for programs from NPR and PBS and for locally produced, award-winning news, video, and music content. We also host community events, both virtual and in-person, throughout the broadcast region. Vermont Public is about bringing people and communities together. We want to give everyone a chance to participate – from every corner of our state and region.

Who Should Apply?

Candidates that want to be responsible for all day-to-day financial and accounting operations essential to keeping Vermont Public’s organization running smoothly including the timeliness and accuracy of all accounting functions. The Controller manages accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger maintenance and will manage all accounting policies and procedures. This position is a key member of the Finance team and reports to the CFO. A detailed description of the job can be found here.

Qualifications, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration. CPA preferred.
  • Minimum five years or more of accounting operations experience in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Mastery of accounting software, working knowledge of additional organizational software.
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively leading, managing, and coaching a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to represent Vermont Public with a genuine understanding of and passion for public media and its mission.



This is a full-time salary-exempt non-union position; compensation ranges from $90,000 – $110,000 yearly average of 40 hours per week.


Gallagher, Flynn, & Company, LLP has been retained to conduct this search. Interested candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Shane Capron, Director, Talent Acquisition at While we appreciate all interest in this opportunity, only candidates most closely aligned with our search will be contacted.


Disclaimer: What is listed above is representative of the responsibilities of the position but are not meant to be an exhaustive list. Responsibilities may change during employment at the company’s discretion. Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP, and our client do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Vermont Public aspires to engage a broader and more diverse audience through stories that bring people together. To achieve this mission, we seek to reflect and include all the communities we serve in our content, services and organization.

Vermont Public believes in the inherent worth and dignity of all people. We value all the characteristics and experiences that make each of us unique, including age, race, ethnicity, language, neurodiversity, physical and mental difference, religion, national origin, geography, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, educational attainment, socioeconomic status, political views, life experiences and more.

Wage or Salary
$90,000 - $110,000/year