The purpose of this position is to provide technical, analytical, administrative, and system support in all aspects of the accounting and financial operations of the association and its related entities. The incumbent develops and/or compiles and prepares financial statements and supporting schedules, audit work-papers, and tax and other compliance filings, and conducts examinations of financial records, reports, and procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance with established policies. The incumbent's additional responsibilities may include accounting for grants and the preparation and submission of required annual financial reports, Federal Election Commission accounting and reporting, cash flow analysis and projections, and participation in the design, operation, control and enhancement of all accounting systems in the association.
Prepare timely and accurate financial statements, special reports, and analyses for ASHA and its affiliates (ASHF, NSSLHA, NAHSA, ASHA-PAC)
Participate in the annual audit process; analyze and prepare ongoing account reconciliations for the general ledger and sub-ledgers, and other audit work-papers for ASHA and its affiliates.
Prepare tax and other compliance filings for ASHA and its affiliates. These may include - federal information, unrelated business income returns (Forms 990 and 990T) State income and property tax returns (MD), State sales tax returns (including registration documents) ,, State charitable registrations, Form 1120 -POL (for the ASHA-PAC) and other federal and state informational returns
Manage capitalize fixed assets, including reconcile fixed asset accounts and depreciation
Facilitate financial statement analysis by designing and developing financial statement, audit report, tax schedule, and management report formats
Prepare bank reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner for ASHA and its affiliates; follow-up and resolve reconciling items
Assist in the analysis and development of Finance Service Cluster unallocated budget and other funds (i.e., investment and housing fund) information and preparation of related budget work-papers.
Document accounting tasks and reconciliations in Blackline system.
Knowledge typically acquired through:
Baccalaureate degree in accounting
CPA or CPA eligible preferred
4 or more years of related experience
Scope and depth of technical skills/knowledge:
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with automated financial accounting systems
Comprehensive knowledge of accrual basis and cash basis
Demonstrated familiarity with the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) relating to not-for-profit entities
Strong analytical skills
Good understanding of internal control theory
Demonstrated interest in professional development and maintenance of technical knowledge
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel or similar spreadsheet application software
Familiarity with report writing software
Scope and depth of non-technical skills/knowledge:
Demonstrated ability to problem solve effectively and make sound professional judgments
Excellent interpersonal/team skills
Excellent communication skills - written and oral
Demonstrated ability to effectively organize, plan, set priorities, manage time, and meet multiple deadlines under pressure
Results oriented initiative and highly motivated
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range (Non-Negotiable): $77,151 - $85,723
About American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 204,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.