Accountant

Employer
IACP
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Sep 29, 2022
Closes
Oct 09, 2022
Ref
675566799
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 Closing Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022 Cover Letter Required: Yes Position Summary Are you looking to make a difference? When you work for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you don't just make a living, you make a difference by shaping the future of the policing profession. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. The IACP is the world's largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 32,000 members in over 168 countries, the IACP is a recognized global leader in policing and is dedicated to enhancing the policing profession through new programmatic initiatives, advocacy, and excellent member services. As a leadership association, the IACP starts with our members' needs. We think strategically and assess constantly; cultivate good judgement and drive change. This position works in conjunction with the Accounts Payable and Grants Managers to ensure general accounting functions are maintained. Job Functions Manage IACP's travel and expense management system (Concur); being an expert level user and developing advanced skills in reporting, reconciliations, and payments. Prepare journal entries, to include adjustments and accruals. Process invoices and expense reports, to include proper account coding and entering Sage Intaact, utilizing a complex costing system to include multiple cost centers and detailed projects. Review invoices for proper approvals, verify all supporting documentation and follow-up on missing receipts. Assist with month-end closing and subsidiary reconciliation to GL. Prepare IRS Forms 1099 and direct billing applications. Assist with reconciliation of payments and resolve invoice discrepancies. Ability to prepare checklists and assist in establishing procedures to ensure payment compliance with GAAP, GSA travel guidelines, and IACP Policies and Procedures. Initiative to assist and implement a technology-driven approach to develop streamlined procedures and approval processes. Assist Managers with the Pre-Award process for grant opportunities: Submit proposals to fund providers and other stakeholders upon approval by upper management. Maintain records and reports related to the submission of grant opportunities. Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals. Assist with the Post-Award process: Implementation, monitoring, project management, reporting, and closeout. Perform activities designed to maximize compliance with federal and IACP accounting and auditing requirements. Assist in the ongoing design, coordination, tracking, and implementation of new systems enhancements for managing subawards and other research-related agreements. Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders. Responsible for performing pre-award and post-award risk assessments for all subrecipients that may yield desk review and site visits where deem necessary. Assist in the preparation of federal and private grant closeout reports and follow-up with the fund providers. Perform activities designed to maximize compliance with federal and IACP accounting and auditing requirements. Assist Grants Manager and Accounting Manager with special projects as required. Perform other job-related tasks assigned. Education and Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other relevant business software. Relevant Experience/Skills Technical skills related to grant accounting, invoices, and federal guidelines regarding allowable and unallowable costs. Excellent understanding of accounting rules and procedures including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise judgement, and make independent decisions. Must possess excellent computer skills working with spreadsheets and databases using MS office products. Excellent financial analysis and budgeting skills. Ability to coordinate multiple projects/tasks simultaneously. Special Conditions and Work Environment Some travel will be required based on job responsibilities. Work takes place primarily in an office environment. Light lifting, bending, and reaching may be required. Highlights of Employee Benefits Medical HMO: Free for Employee and Family (Local Employees) Vision: Free for Employee Dental: Offered at a reasonable rate for Employee and Family 403B: IACP Match - up to 6% - after one year of employment All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume The IACP only requires you to fill out the skills section and screening questions in the application, along with your resume and cover letter. Cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number The IACP may consider applicants for positions other than those indicated Please note that applications received without the requested information will not be forwarded for review The IACP is an equal opportunity employer. Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, national origin, sex, age, or disability. No information requested on this application will be used for the purpose of excluding any applicant's consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. Public Health Compliance: IACP requires all employees, regardless of remote work status, to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or new employee at the IACP, you will be required to comply with our vaccination policy, report your vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination. Compliance with the policy does allow for exceptions, but those exceptions will only be granted in circumstances related to medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.

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