Direct financial strategic and multi-year planning for the enterprise.
Hands on responsibility for accounting and financial operations.
Reporting that includes general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, budget, and taxes.
Leading, developing, and supervising the Accounting team.
Managing a portfolio of grants and contracts, foundation and corporate grants, and private donations.
Managing banking, investment manager, and other vendor relationships.
Ensuring appropriate internal controls and adoption of industry best practices.
In-depth knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and generally accepted accounting principles and practices and risk management.
Demonstrated familiarity with non-profit accounting practices, specifically related to Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statement of Not for Profit Entities and ASU 2018-08, Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made.
Solid experience in coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, fixed assets, accounting for investments, and separate entity accounting.
Proven experience in the implementation of operational best practices.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of staff and to explain accounting terms to non-accountants, experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management.
Outstanding analytic, organization and problem-solving skills for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting.
Technology-savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software and systems implementations; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software.
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Association Management software is desired.
Experience in grants management and reporting on foundation and corporate grants to funders and required external reporting.
Demonstrated ability to apply innovative and resourceful solutions to solve complex challenges.
Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to clearly organize thoughts and/or document content and convey complex concepts effectively to a variety of audiences.
Demonstrated experience with full range of payroll-related activities.
Understanding of member/donor-based operations and higher education desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Generous benefits package to include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 10+ paid holidays plus additional annual leave; above standard market contribution to company sponsored 403(b) retirement plan; tuition assistance; etc.