About Out & Equal

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer workplace equality.

We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities that build inclusive and welcoming work environments.

Since 1996, we have worked with executives, human resources professionals, Employee Resource Groups and individuals to provide leadership and professional development, education, and research to create workplaces free of discrimination.

Out & Equal hosts the annual Workplace Summit where employees and experts from around the world gather to share strategies and best practices to create diverse and inclusive workplaces that foster belonging for LGBTQ people around the world.

The Position

Reporting to the Director of HR & Operations, the controller will provide hands-on financial management to Out & Equal and will serve as a critical member of the Operations team. This position will be responsible for the effective execution of the finance and accounting functions of the organization, in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, and will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of the organization’s financial record-keeping. The controller will review and maintain a strong system of internal controls to ensure accurate reporting of transactions, identify opportunities to strengthen the organization’s financial health, ensure that finance policies align with organizational values, and work to bring an equity lens to the finance function.

This job is for you if:






Desired Skills and Experiences

As the incoming Controller, you will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following characteristics and qualifications:

Compensation, Schedule, and Location

This is a full time, exempt position based in San Francisco, CA, with travel required approximately two times per year. Occasional work during evenings and weekends will be required. Salary will be determined upon hiring, commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills.

Out & Equal’s generous benefits package includes four weeks’ paid vacation in addition to 10 office holidays and sick leave; fully employer-paid medical, vision and dental insurance for staff members; FSA and commuter benefits; EAP; life and disability insurance; and 401k plan with employer match and a 6% safe harbor contribution after one year.

How to Apply

Applications must include: (1) a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position and the ways in which you satisfy the qualifications specified above, and (2) your resume.

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be evaluating applications on a rolling basis.

To apply, submit a resume and a detailed cover letter outlining your specific interest in this position and your relevant experience here: https://outandequal.org/apply/


Providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all is at the heart of Out & Equal’s mission, and we are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization through our hiring practices and the values we bring to our work every day. We strongly encourage people of color, trans and nonbinary people, people with disabilities, and women to apply. Out & Equal complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.