Summary of Position: Primary responsibilities include timely and accurate financial statements, annual audits, federal tax reporting, compliance and internal control, and cash management. Supervises three to four staff members.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Has primary responsibility for timely and accurate financial statements. Reviews monthly journal entries and account reconciliation schedules. Reviews financial statements for reasonableness. Responds to the monthly review notes, and questions from staff, and makes corrections as needed. Stays current with GAAP and governmental requirements, and recommends changes to accounting methodology as needed.
Has primary responsibility for the financial audit, the Single audit, and the retirement plan audit. Prepares or reviews year end schedules. Reviews the auditor’s Prepared by Client Lists, meets with the staff, and allocates the audit requirements to the staff. Serves as the key contact for auditor requests and responses. Prepares or reviews the yearly retirement plan census schedule.
Responsible for compliance with contracts and grants financial requirements, and ensures procedures are in place and followed regarding compliance with funding source requirements, such as HHS, private donors and other Federal grants. Reviews the close out of grants with program managers, and makes adjusting entries as needed.
Oversees and provides direction to staff for all accounting, transaction processing and internal controls related to AP, AR, GL, and financial reporting. Mentors staff in preparation of journal entries and account analysis.
Hires, trains, develops, and supervises accounting staff. Meets with staff to review and access their performance.
Reviews the past due accounts receivable aging, and oversees the collection of past due accounts.
Oversees cash management and reporting.
Responsible for federal tax filings, including forms 990 and 1099, and related compliance requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, a CPA preferred.
A minimum of 10+ years of experience in a not for profit environment.
Experience with federal grants and contracts management.
A minimum of 8 years of supervisory experience.
Understanding of not for profit accounting principles.
Knowledge of single audit cost principles and previous single audit experience.
Knowledge OMB Circulars.
Must be able to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks.
Has demonstrated skills in problem solving, confidentiality, and judgment.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Accuracy and attention to detail are required.
Highly skilled with the Microsoft Office suite of products – primarily Excel. Skilled at vlook-up and pivot tables.
Experience working with Intacct software is a plus. Experience selecting and implementing software is desired.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to excellence.
Ability to be flexible in a fast paced environment.
Ability to meet established deadlines.
Ability to work independently.
Internal Number: 1008
About Child Care Aware of America
Child Care Aware® of America is a national membership-based nonprofit organization working to advance affordability, accessibility, development and learning of children in child care. Founded in 1987, we advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families, lead research that advances the child care and early learning field, leverage technology to help families make informed decisions about child care, and provide professional development for child care providers. Child Care Aware® of America is the only national nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on child care and serves as ‘our nation’s leading voice for child care’. We work with more than 400 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agencies nationwide. These community-based agencies assist over 860,000 families a year secure child care and provide training and support to child care providers. Child Care Aware® of America is honored to support all branches of the military in their commitment to providing quality, affordable, community-based child care for all military families.