Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), this position supervises accounting staff and directs the quality of the organization’s financial operations, to include production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, enhance the accuracy of the organization’s financial reporting, and ensure the organization comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for completing the monthly close no later than the 10th of each month. Maintains checklist and assignment of duties for closing entries
Reconciles retirement plan accounts and calculates the annual 401K safe harbor match and pension plan contributions by February 28th each year
Manages the finance staff. Provides coaching and mentoring as needed.
Participates in monthly finance and forecasting meetings with key department heads
Participate as an active member of the R Team representing the financial needs of the organizations in a collaborative way while protecting the association’s assets.
Manage the organization’s diverse grant portfolio from proposal submissions through grant reporting and close out.
Reconciles investment statements
Coordinates annual financial audit and preparation of necessary schedules to ensure a timely, accurate audit with final report provided by mid May.
Coordinates annual 401K audit and preparation of necessary schedules to ensure a timely, accurate audit with the final reports complete and submitted to be included with the annual 5500 filings.
Coordinate annual 990s and tax returns for the association, research foundation, PEB, and the for-profit entity. Ensures quarterly tax payments are made timely.
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget.
Reviews monthly financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness.
Liaison between the auditors and audit committee.
Assists department managers in updating rolling forecasts and preparing for the annual budgeting process.
Ensures financial statements are prepared based on current FASB standards.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements firstname.lastname@example.org go on line for more information atwww.NACo.org.
Employees of NACo enjoy a fun and challenging environment with a wide range of competitive benefits. Benefits include comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance coverage; paid holidays and leave; tuition reimbursement; group life insurance, 401(k) match and pension plans, credit union membership; and short-term/long-term disability coverage.
NACo and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Our jobs are open to all applications regardless of race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, accounting or related field
P.A. certification required
8+years of progressively responsible experience
Outstanding analytical and organizational skills
Attention to detail
Proficient with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation
Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Principles (GAAP)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work closely with senior management, as well as mentor/lead other team members
Experience with Adaptive is preferred
Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multi projects
Ability to work well under pressure
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