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Senior Accountant - Archdiocese of Washington

Archdiocese of Washington

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/6/2018

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The mission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is to spread the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the world. In the faithful pursuit of this mission, the Archdiocese is seeking a Senior Accountant.

The Senior Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller. The primary responsibilities are performing routine accounting tasks, monthly account reconciliations and financial statement preparation and analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities

Accounting

         Perform a wide range of accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to weekly accounts payable review, payroll review, bank account reconciliations, accounts receivable monitoring, and other tasks as assigned. 

         Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations for the monthly general ledger close.

 

Deputy Controller

The National Academy of Sciences

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/14/2018

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking a Deputy Controller to join our Office of the Chief Financial Officer, in Washington DC.

The Deputy Controller is a high profile position that assists the Controller in managing the financial and regulatory risks of the National Academies, a not-for-profit organization with approximately $300 million in annual revenues. The primary responsibilities include oversight for the general ledger, treasury, and tax functions of the organization. The Controller’s Office is also responsible for the accounting and financial reporting functions of The National Academies’ Corporation (TNAC), a related tax-exempt organization.

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is responsible for all financial aspects of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies), including Accounting, Budget, Contracts and Grants Accounting, Contracts and Grants Management, Procurement, and Financial Analysis and Reporting.

The essential job duties will include:  

  •  Direct supervision of the Associate Controllers and overall oversight of employees in the Controller’s Office.  You will provide leadership and mentor / train / coach employees.

  • Work with Controller’s Office staff, external audit firms, internal auditors, and government auditors to provide accurate and timely information to support audits. Perform research and analysis to support audits.

  • Work with Controller’s Office staff, external banking, and external investment resources to manage the treasury function for the National Academies. Oversee the merchant accounts and lines of credit.

  • Work with staff to ensure the books are closed timely at month-end and year-end. Ensure timely, accurate completion of all required external reports.

  • Oversee the National Academies and TNAC tax reporting function. Ensure that all tax returns are filed accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Ensure that accounting is performed in accordance with GAAP. Implement appropriate internal controls and audit procedures to ensure accuracy of financial data. Perform financial statement analysis. Review key year-end accounting schedules and ensure that they support financial statements.

  • Act as deputy for overall Controller function.   Has decision-making and signature authority for department activities in the absence of the Controller.

  • Consult with the Controller to recommend and implement policy and practice improvements. Design and implement accounting procedures to take advantage of best practices and office automation.

  • Review new accounting issues as they arise and propose proper treatment in the National Academies financial statements.

  • Review and approve access to the accounting system (PeopleSoft Financials) and complete the annual PeopleSoft Financials security review.

  • Maintain an appropriate standard of confidentiality.  

  • Work on special projects assigned by the Controller

 

We are looking for someone who has:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent knowledge.

  • 8 years of related professional experience working in large non-profit organizations with highly complex revenue streams, including 5 years of supervisory experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP.

  • Ability to communicate complex accounting issues in simple, understandable terms.

  • Demonstrated ability to train and supervise subordinates.

  • Experience appropriately managing and maintaining privileged, sensitive, and confidential information.


 

Accounting Manager - General Ledger

The National Academy of Sciences

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/14/2018

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The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is responsible for all financial aspects of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a not-for-profit organization with approximately $300 million in annual revenues. This includes Accounting, Budget, Contracts and Grant Accounting, Travel and Financial Analysis, and Reporting.

The Accounting Manager assists the Associate Controller in managing the general ledger for the Academies. The primary duty of this position is to oversee the annual financial statement and uniform guidance audits for the organization. The Accounting Manager also oversees the processes that contribute to the accurate and timely close of the books on a monthly basis. The Accounting Manager develops policies and procedures and formulates and administers approved accounting practices necessary to control operations. The Accounting Manager supervises the general ledger team which consists of senior and staff accountants. She/he defines team operating standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own discipline. Decisions are guided by policies and procedures with guidance from the Associate Controller. The Manager must directly supervise exempt level employees and may supervise nonexempt employees directly or indirectly.

We are looking for someone who has:   

 

Accounting Manager - Treasury

The National Academy of Sciences

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/14/2018

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The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is responsible for all financial aspects of The National Academies, including Accounting, Budget, Contracts and Grant Accounting, Travel, and Financial Analysis and Reporting.

The Accounting Manager mainly assists in managing the Treasury function for the National Academies, a not-for-profit organization with approximately $350 million in annual revenues. This role also assists in the accounting and financial reporting functions of The National Academies Corporation (TNAC). The primary duties of this job are directly related to cash management, investment, and tax reporting. Oversees the preparation of related reports and statistics. Develops related policies and procedures and formulates and administers approved accounting practices, providing reliable information necessary to control operations. Supervises accounting staff in assigned areas of responsibility. Defines team operating standards and ensures essential procedures are followed based on knowledge of own discipline. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from senior manager. Must directly manage exempt level employees. May manage nonexempt employees directly or through supervisors/leads.

We are looking for someone who has:  

 

Senior Staff Accountant

The Infectious Diseases Society of America

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/18/2018

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Would you like to work for a dynamic and progressive employer while impacting society? The Infectious Diseases Society of America (www.idsociety.org), a national medical association representing more than 11,000 physicians and scientists with a highly-respected voice in infectious diseases policy and advocacy and clinical and scientific affairs is seeking exceptional candidates for our Senior Staff Accountant opening.  The Senior Accountant provides a variety of accounting and analytical duties for the Society and associated organizations.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Process payroll and retirement plan contributions.  Record transactions in accounting system through journal entries
  • Prepare cash receipt journal entries. Accumulate data from the Society’s banking institution and subsidiary systems to prepare and enter appropriate journal entries into the accounting system
  • Prepare other journal entries as assigned by the VP of Finance and Administration
  • Prepare bank reconciliations. Utilize accounting system module to provide a key internal control of bank reconciliations for all   checking accounts.  Enter appropriate journal entries to ensure a complete accounting of cash transactions
  • Process and print of accounts payable checks. Review payables batches entered by the Accounting Assistant; make decisions on timing of payment processing and create payment batches for check printing and automated payment transactions
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations as assigned by the VP of Finance and Administration
  • Coordinate, prepare and distribute cash and investment reports to the Treasurers of three Societies
  • Perform monthly accrual, prepaid and deferral journal entries needed for closing the books
  • Run draft financials for all companies, review reports for proper recording of transactions and finalize distribution of financial

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple priorities with different deadlines
  • Ability to recognize processes in need of revision or updating, analyze options and implement changes
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Highly dependable and organized with business acumen and discretion

Education and Experience

  • 4-8 years of accounting experience, including internal controls
  • Experience with internal controls
  • Experience in Great Plains or similar system preferred
  • Minimum of Associate’s degree required

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We also offer an excellent benefits package!

Please click on the following link to apply:

https://infectious-diseases-society-of-america.hiringthing.com/job/64592/senior-staff-accountant