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Accounting Manager

Namati - Innovations in Legal Empowerment

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/22/2017

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Accounting Manager

Namati: Innovations in Legal Empowerment

An experienced finance professional who will develop and oversee Namati’s accounting operations with accuracy and integrity.


About the position

At Namati, ensuring a rigorous and principled accounting system is critical to our organizational success.

As Accounting Manager, you will be a key member of the global finance team. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, you will help build, maintain, and oversee all of Namati’s global accounting operations. You will also be responsible for overseeing staff who are involved in cash management and risk management.

Overall, you will be responsible for the following:


  • Designing, maintaining, and implementing financial/operational policies and procedures to ensure internal controls, safeguarding of assets, regulatory compliance, and the reliability of financial statements and reports

  • Managing outsourced functions, such as staff benefits and payroll

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of Namati’s accounting team, including thinking proactively about how to design an organizational structure which supports Namati’s global goals and objectives


  • Overseeing the processing of Namati’s financial transactions, including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and month-end and year-end closings

  • Ensuring that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

  • Ensuring that accounts receivable are collected promptly

  • Processing payroll in a timely manner

  • Ensuring that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

  • Maintaining the chart of accounts

  • Maintaining an orderly accounting filing system

  • Maintaining a system of controls over accounting transactions and budgets designed to mitigate risk


  • Preparing and issuingtimely and thorough financial statements

  • Managing donor, funder, and project-specific budgets and reports

  • Coordinating the preparation of Namati’s corporate annual report

  • Calculating variances from the budget and reporting significant issues to management

  • Developing a system for preparing and evaluating cost reports across the organization

  • Conducting additional financial analyses as needed


  • Coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards

  • Complying with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings


Here’s what you might have tackled in the last week:

  • Worked with the Director of Finance and Administration to prepare a quarterly financial report for submission to a Namati Environmental Justice Program funder.

  • Completed last month’s close with the finance team and prepared an internal report for review with the Director of Finance and Administration, and Program Directors.

  • Communicated with the Global Network team to resolve an outstanding payment in advance of an upcoming legal empowerment learning exchange in Kenya.

  • Worked with the Finance and Administration Officer in Namati’s Yangon office to reconcile a travel advance taken by a Myanmar Program staff member for a community paralegal supervision field visit.

  • Contacted Namati’s third party payroll provider with the General Accountant to resolve a system miscalculation of staff payment from the previous pay period.

  • Designed a presentation for an upcoming Namati board meeting reporting on global year to date projected versus actual spending, as well as planning for the subsequent year.

  • Based on feedback collected from accounting staff across each of Namati’s thematic and country programs, prepared the first draft of a new organization-wide accounting policies and procedures manual for review by the Director of Finance and Administration.



About you/must haves for the position

Career focus on accounting: You bring 5 or more years’ experience in accounting to the position – from jobs, coursework, research, or internships. You have prior experience leading internal reporting, payment processes, and managing organizational accounts. You hold a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a similar field, and are excited to use your skills to help advance justice around the world.

Ease with technology: You’re a technophile, and when given the opportunity to work with a new program or application, you quickly become fluent. You are able to navigate and use Quickbooks and Excel with ease.

Detail-orientation and precision: You genuinely enjoy completing detail-oriented tasks. You are dedicated to letting no ball drop, and deftly juggle multiple tasks. As a basic practice, you check and double check your work to ensure it is free of errors, and feel a sense of deep satisfaction upon successful completion of every task you tackle.

Efficiency and organization: You’re highly organized and manage complex processes confidently and efficiently. You know how to work with input from a variety of stakeholders while maintaining control, scope, and timeliness. You always nail deadlines.

Resourceful problem-solving skills: You know how to find answers and can figure out how to solve problems when they arise. You possess the personal initiative needed to improve processes without prompting. You feel comfortable working independently.

Sound judgment and integrity: You are well-regarded for your judgment and are known for making reasoned, well-thought out decisions, even in the face of limited or conflicting information. Your ability to manage and respond appropriately to sensitive information has earned you a reputation as a trustworthy colleague/peer.

Mission orientation and drive: It’s in your nature to work diligently on a problem until you’ve seen the solution through to your complete satisfaction. You’re deeply committed to Namati’s mission and driven to make an impact.

Growth mindset: You’re always seeking to better yourself and your work, and you will push yourself to the peak of performance to help fulfill our mission. In service of that growth, you welcome and delight in feedback from supervisors, peers, and anyone else.



Washington, D.C., USA



Commensurate with experience.

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Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Finance

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), Department

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/2/2017

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CBP, the Nation’s largest Federal law enforcement agency, safeguards America’s borders and ports of entry while enabling legitimate trade and travel. The Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) for the Office of Finance supports the Assistant Commissioner for Finance in managing all budgetary and finance-related matters for an agency that collects tens of billions of dollars annually for the Federal Government.  

Major duties include: leading effective financial management control over CBP resources; establishing/maintaining controls to detect, deter, and prevent waste, fraud and abuse; providing strategic direction for operations improvements and systems modernization; overseeing the development and submission of appropriations justifications and estimates; participating in executive governance boards, councils, and trade groups; and developing/maintaining partnerships within the agency as well as Congress, other government agencies, and professional groups.  

Annual salary range is $124,406 - $187,000 per annum. 


Accounting and Administrative Assistant

Resources for the Future

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 5/31/2017

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Resources for the Future (RFF) is seeking an Accounting and Administrative Assistant to process a variety of accounting payroll transactions, including accounts payables, timekeeping and payroll, and provides general office support. RFF's mission is to conduct rigorous and independent economic research and analyses to help leaders craft smarter policies about natural resources, energy, and the environment.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets:
◾Process accounts payable.
◾Maintain the vendor master file in Microsoft SL.
◾Match credit card statements and receipts and process corporate credit card payments on a timely basis.
◾Process expense reports for finance & administration staff through the PN3 system.
◾Maintains postage on the mail machine and prepares journal entries to record usage by project.


Automotive Tax Professional - Full-time

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM)

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 5/21/2017

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 Since 1921, CBM has provided audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to a variety of clients in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas, as well as around the Mid-Atlantic region. Now in our fifth generation of leadership, we pride ourselves on our technical expertise, our experience with privately held businesses, and our specialized industry experience in the automotive, construction, professional services and not-for-profit arenas.  CBM has offices in Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC. 

This opportunity is in our automotive services group.  Our automotive clients represent a wide range of companies from single locations to large dealer alliances and auto-related businesses. Our specialty in auto, heavy-duty and light truck, motorcycle and RV dealership accounting, auditing, tax and operational consulting services has developed and evolved over almost 100 years. 

At CBM, it is our goal to hire talented, energetic people who are enthusiastic about what they do.  We offer a mentorship program to encourage individuals to grow professionally and develop in their careers.  CBM offers today’s accounting professionals opportunity for advancement in a fast-paced environment that allows both for professional success and work-life balance.


Business, Finance, IT Consultant for Small Busines

Finance and Information Technology (FIT) Performan

Category: Resumes

Posted: 5/9/2017

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NANETTE M. REINTGES, MBA OBJECTIVE Consultant freelance contracts for information systems and technology, accounting, finance, and operations professional with extensive experience across a wide range of corporate disciplines, including education, healthcare, non-profit, and consulting. Highly adept at the project management, strategic planning, implementation and management of finance and accounting systems, decision support, budgets and reporting, fiscal recovery plans, performance improvement, policies, and procedures. Specialization in not-for-profit operations accounting, healthcare finance and billing, and ERP systems analysis. WORK EXPERIENCE Finance and Information Technology (FIT) Performance Strategies, LLC Odenton, Maryland August 2015 —Present Principal Consultant - Owner...