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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:   


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.


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


         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.


Director of Finance

YWCA National Capital Area

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/1/2018

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The Director of Finance is responsiblefor the oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities for the YWCA National Capital Area.  The Director of Finance will lead all day-to-day finance operations, including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, annual budget process, audits and grants/contract administration.  S/he will ensure that the YWCA NCA has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and ensure exemplary audit results.



Senior Accountant

Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 6/1/2018

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I. Description and Purpose 

The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller to produce timely and accurate financial information forAdvaMed and its affiliates. This role oversees the junior staff accountant.This key team member supports the Finance and Accounting Department focusing on invoicing, accounts payable, cash application, cash disbursements, prepaids, and fixed assets. The Senior Accountant assists the Department in meeting deadlines for budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and special projects. 

 II. Essential Duties of the Position

Oversees the automated accounts payable process, the related systems which are currently Concur andIntacct, and the invoicing process including the systems related to both dues and event revenue

 Ensures accuracy, meeting deadlines and acts as a back-up