The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
June 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Accounting, CPA, Senior Accountant
Bachelors or equivalent
Job Description Summary:
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:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent knowledge
Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
6 years of related professional experience - 2 of which were supervisory
Experience in a non-profit setting, working with multiple revenue streams, at an organziation with at least $100M in annual revenues.
About The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine work together as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,and Medicine to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions.
The National Academies also encourage education and research, recognize outstanding contributions to knowledge, and increase public understanding in matters of science, engineering, and medicine.