Finance and Operations Associate

Washington D.C.
Jun 09, 2017
Jul 14, 2017
Accountant, Finance
Full Time

We Are

The American Immigration Council (“Council”), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit is a powerful voice in promoting laws, policies, and attitudes that honor our proud history as a nation of immigrants. Through research and policy analysis, litigation and communications, and cultural exchange, the Council seeks to shape a twenty-first century vision of the American immigrant experience.

Your Role

The Finance and Operations Associate will work closely with the Deputy Executive Director to implement the Council's day-to-day financial and operational management strategies necessary to meet the demands of a dynamic, high-performing organization. As with all positions at the Council, this position requires commitment to the Council’s mission.

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing and maintaining all of the organization's financial policies and procedures (including but not limited to: audits, financial statements, payroll, lobbying, investments, expense reconciliations, campaign finance/legislative reporting and compliance, multi-state charitable registrations, business and tax registrations).
  • Supporting the Deputy Executive Director in budgeting and accounting and work with the accountant to prepare comprehensive monthly financial statements and budget analysis.
  • Producing all budgets and reports for grants and contracts in accordance with corresponding terms and conditions.
  • Tracking and maintaining all received grant funding; this includes preparation of progress reports, budget management and expense tracking, and management of employees’ time spent on each grant.
  • Supporting the Deputy Executive Director in the areas of human resources and technology, including coordinating the implementation of services, policies, and programs.
  • Providing project management support including preparation of documents and follow-up on timeliness and deliverables, companywide resource-tracking and business development pipeline evaluation.
  • Working with Department Directors to develop strategies and internal policies and procedures for the effective and efficient flow of information across departments and to the Board. 

Your Background

A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or business administration and at least 2-3 years of relevant experience working in an administrative and/ or accounting capacity using accounting software, (QuickBooks preferred) in nonprofit accounting. Experience with SharePoint, Salesforce and Excel is also required.

Our Workplace

We offer an extremely generous total compensation package (salary and benefits).  Benefits include – medical, dental, vision, 401K with employer match, monthly transit subsidy, flexible work schedules, 3+ weeks’ vacation, 11 Federal holidays, on-site fitness center and many more exciting benefit programs. 

To Apply

We encourage qualified applicants to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:  Cover letter should include a summary of how your background, knowledge, skills and abilities relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position.   Resumes before Friday, June 16, 2017 receive immediate consideration!

Direct Hire ONLY.  No calls, please.

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