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SR Staff Accountant

Lowers Risk Group

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 9/23/2020

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Join one of the fastest growing companies in the US! Celebrating our 7th year on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies with a three-year sales growth of 339%.  Lowers Risk Group provides comprehensive enterprise risk management solutions to organizations operating in high-risk, highly-regulated environments and organizations that value risk mitigation.


 

Small Nonprofit Association Seeks Finance Manager

Environmental Council of the States

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 9/18/2020

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The Environmental Council of the States, the national, nonpartisan association of the heads of the state environmental agencies, is seeking applicants with an accounting background to serve as our Finance Manager. For full details about the opening see our announcement.

 

Finance & Accounting Board Position

Climate Advisers Trust

Category: Volunteer Opportunities

Posted: 9/18/2020

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Are you inspired to serve in a leadership position in an organization that serves others? Would you like to put your finance and accounting experience to good use serving an organization committed to strengthening climate action across the world? If yes, consider being a part of the Board of Directors for Climate Advisers Trust! Our organization works mostly on international aspects of climate change policy and much of that work focuses on saving tropical forests in Brazil, Indonesia and other nations.

Climate Advisers Trust is the 501c3 U.S. non-profit member of the Climate Advisers group. Climate Advisers group works to strengthen climate action in the United States and around the world through research, analysis, public policy advocacy and communications strategies. We partner with governments, non-profits, philanthropies, international organizations, financial institutions and companies to help deliver the clean economy. We develop and promote sensible, high-impact initiatives that improve lives, enhance international security and strengthen communities. Climate Advisers currently consists of several independent organizations collaborating to advance the same mission, including: Climate Advisers Trust, a U.S. non-profit, Climate Advisers United Kingdom, a U.K. non-profit, and Climate Advisers Incorporated, a global consultancy.

We are seeking an additional member of our Board of Directors for Climate Advisers Trust. This position would primarily be responsible for establishing and overseeing the Climate Advisers Trust Finance/Audit Committee. The individual should have extensive non-profit finance and accounting expertise. Ideally, the individual resides in the Washington, DC Metro area where the organization is based. The Board of Climate Advisers Trust includes former senior government officials and climate change thought leaders, including Senate confirmed officials from the White House, State Department and Interior Department. This is a volunteer position and is unpaid.

The responsibilities of the Board position include, but are not limited to:

• Chair the newly created Finance/Audit Committee of the Climate Advisers Trust Board of Directors

o Work with the CAT Chief Finance and Administration Officer to establish the Finance/Audit Committee

o Provide direct oversight of the annual audit process, including interfacing with the external auditing firm

o Provide general oversight of the CAT Chief Finance and Administration Officer in completion of the annual audit and Board financial reporting

• Prepare for, attend and contentiously participate in three - four Board meetings per year, lasting approximately 2 hours each

o Currently meetings are held over Zoom video conferencing but would return to in-person meetings at CAT’s offices located in DuPont Circle, after the pandemic, when it is safe to do so

• Ensure strong fiduciary oversight and financial management

• Monitor the organizations programs and services

• Enhance the organization’s public image

• Serve as active advocates and ambassadors for the organization and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission

• Leverage connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve the organization’s mission

All Board members are required to comply with the “Board of Directors Code of Conduct and Policy Handbook” and sign the “Climate Advisers Trust Board of Directors Expectations and Agreement”. And, finally, our bylaws and grant agreements prohibit compensation for board members.

For consideration, please contact:
Andrew Jens
Chief Financial and Administration Officer
jens@climateadvisers.org

 

Manager II (General Accounting Manager), Grade M2

Montgomery County, MD Government - Department of F

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 9/3/2020

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Manager II (General Accounting Manager), Grade M2
Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, Maryland
$92,185 - $167,345

The Department of Finance is looking to fill the General Accounting Manager (Manager II) position in the Controller Division. This employee will be responsible for effectively managing the County's general ledger accounting and financial reporting program for the Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Finance.

Duties will include:

  • Overseeing and directing accounting operations, including delegation of work and providing hands-on technical and analytical guidance relating to complex issues
  • Ensuring timely preparation and production of complex financial statements and reports
  • Performing and reviewing financial and accounting analysis and reconciliations
  • Analyzing and implementing Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) mandated financial accounting and reporting changes
  • Ensuring the timely preparation and filing of Federal and State tax deposits and reports


Relating specifically to the County's enterprise Oracle EBS system:

  • Functioning as a lead Finance representative to the ERP team on matters relating to financial accounting and reporting
  • Identifying, recommending, and implementing innovative solutions to business process and system-related issues and reengineering opportunities
  • Developing and documenting policies and procedures, in collaboration with customer departments and ERP staff


 

Manager II (Chief, Division of Fiscal Management),

Montgomery County, MD Government - Department of F

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 9/3/2020

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Manager II (Chief, Division of Fiscal Management), Grade M2
Montgomery County Government
Department of Finance
Rockville, Maryland
$92,185 - $167,345

The Montgomery County Department of Finance is looking for a Division Chief (Manager II) to lead the Fiscal Management Division.

Employee will be responsible for effectively managing the Fiscal Management Division of the Department of Finance. Duties will include managing and overseeing the following functions: municipal debt issuance; banking and cash management, including investments; revenue forecasting for a variety of complex revenue streams; legislative analysis and fiscal and economic impact statements; analysis of development plans; and oversight of economic development grant and loan programs.
 
This position develops and documents policies and procedures. Experience is required in planning, organizing, and prioritizing responsibilities, and multi-tasking and managing stress in a deadline-oriented environment. Experience in working independently, with a positive perspective, strong initiative and self-motivation, and excellent communication skills is also required.