This role supports financial reporting, compliance, and internal control efforts within the Finance department. This person prepares information needed for financial reporting to internal committees, senior management, and/or regulatory agencies and for audits.
Gathers data, prepares and analyzes monthly financial reports for internal and external audiences;
Assists in preparing for the year-end audits including the financial statements, Uniform Guidance compliance audit, and pension plan audits, etc.
Prepares/assist with indirect cost rate proposals and ensures compliance with applicable US government guidance.
Assists in the preparation of the Form 990 for IIE and any related affiliates.
Review/prepare all relevant reports and workpapers for the audit.
Oversee balance sheet accounts reconciliation.
Completes surveys as requested by various organizations, including but not limited to, US Department of Commerce, Moody’s, Non-Profit Times, FINCEN etc.
Analyzes financial information and researches variances.
Other tasks as assigned by Assistant Controller and Controller.
Education and Work Experience:
A Bachelor's degree in accounting is required in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
Requires at least eight years of related work experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
CPA or CPA in progress strongly preferred. Experience in not-for-profit accounting required.
Experience in 990, ICS (indirect costs proposal) and federal uniform guidance audits.
Demonstrated high attention to detail and ability to work collaboratively within a team.
Strong organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize workflow to meet deadlines.
Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
Experience with PeopleSoft is preferred. Strong communications skills with the ability to discuss accounting with various audiences.
Work Conditions & Physical Demands:
Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status
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