Society for Public Health Education
10 G St, NE, Suite 605
Washington, DC 20002
Director of Finance and Administration
Director of Finance and Administration sought for small, national 501c-3 public health membership association located in Washington, DC. Seeking experienced CPA, hands-on and self-motivated individual to lead our accounting department and report to CEO. Candidate must have 3-4 years of experience in the accounting/audit field related to non-profit work. Knowledge of OMB Circulars (A-110, A-122 and A-133), experience with nonprofit boards, full charge bookkeeping, payroll, and some HR experience.
1. Management of accounting processes and procedures
§ Develop and oversee accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to meet both current and future business models.
§ Maintain accurate books and records.
§ Prepare monthly journal entries (including payroll labor distribution allocations) and general ledger reconciliations/analysis.
§ Prepare monthly reporting package, including comparative reports of GAAP operating results, financial position, variance analysis and cash flow reports.
§ Oversee the cash management function, including banking relationships and prepare bank reconciliations.
§ Present monthly financial results to the Finance Committee and other reports as requested.
§ Oversee Office Manager and PT Accounting Asst.
§ Financial tracking, reporting and requests to draw funds for grants/cooperative agreements, in accordance with government stipulations.
2. Budgeting and forecasting
§ Draft general and administrative budgets, with senior leadership.
§ Assist with preparation of quarterly, semi-annual project specific and corporate reporting package.
§ Assist senior leadership with long-range financial planning.
3. Support accounting, annual tax returns and other reporting procedures
§ Organize and oversee Audit/Tax preparation process, including requested documents for annual audit and tax return prepared by independent auditors.
§ Prepare monthly forecast update, primarily by working closely with senior leadership heads in forecasting their department’s overheads.
§ Support senior leadership by preparing reports required for federal grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements.
§ Prepare or review the city business licenses, personal property tax and other government forms as needed.
§ Oversee monthly and annual closing process and maintain chart of accounts and program cost center codes.
4. Oversee Human Resources
§ Oversee SOPHE’s hired outsourcing for human resource, payroll, and benefits services
§ Maintain internal human resource records and policies in compliance with federal/local laws and regulations.
§ Oversee human resource benefits plans and staff enrollment/changes.
§ CPA with accounting and public accounting experience.
§ Three – Four years’ experience, preferably in a non-profit association.
§ Strong organizational and management skills.
§ Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.
§ Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product.
§ Ability to meet and establish deadlines.
§ Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
§ Intermediate to advanced applications software expertise (Excel, QuickBooks and AMS/LMS software).
§ Corporate accounting experience, including Administration, HR and payroll.
§ Experience in forecasting and budgeting.
§ Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Full-time exempt position with excellent employer-paid health, dental, and life insurance and other benefits. No relocation expenses provided. Salary commensurate with experience. Some teleworking.
Send Resume to:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; By mail to: Human Resources, SOPHE, 10 G St, NE, O05, Washington, DC 20002; no phone calls please. SOPHE is an equal opportunity employer. Conveniently located at Union Station (Red Line).
SOPHE is a non-profit membership organization founded in 1950 to promote the health of all people by: stimulating research on the theory and practice of health education; supporting high quality performance standards for the practice of health education and health promotion; advocating for policy and legislation affecting health education and health promotion; and developing and promoting standards for professional preparation of health education professionals. Diversified revenue stream and dedicated staff.