Director of Accounting

Washington, DC
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
About ANERA ANERA is one of the oldest American non-profits working solely in Palestine and Lebanon. Strictly non-political and non-sectarian, the organization delivers humanitarian relief in times of crisis and development programs that have a long-lasting impact on refugees and poor communities. In fiscal year 2017, with a staff of 140 professionals, ANERA delivered $69 million in emergency, health, education and community development programs ( The Position Working out of the Washington, DC office, and reporting to the CFO, the director of accounting maintains financial and accounting records, analyzes financial data, and provides support to other teams, including field accountants, fundraising and programs. To perform this job successfully, each essential duty and responsibility must be performed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs. Essential Functions and Responsibilities * Supervise the staff accountant * Analyze and reconcile financial data * Communicate with Field Financial managers * Consolidate accounting database * Reconcile bank accounts * Review and post daily and monthly transactions * Prepare monthly financial reports * Process monthly cost allocations * Assist with annual budget preparation * Prepare audit schedules, financial records for audit, and serve as liaison with engagement team * Communicate with Fundraising team regarding donations received * Reconcile financial grants expenses and recognize revenue * Prepare Indirect Cost Rate proposal for negotiating with cognizant agent * Prepare information and schedules for IRS Form 990 and other required tax filings Assist with preparation of PVO filing Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Ability to use the MIP Sage Accounting software is preferred * Previous accounting or financial experience in a non-profit setting preferred. * Ability to communicate effectively with auditors, vendors, and federal agencies Requirements * Minimum 5 years experience in progressively responsible accounting positions * Experience managing staff * Bachelor degree or equivalent experience Working Conditions * This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements are the sole standards for the position. Incumbents are expected to perform all other duties as required. How to Apply Please submit a cover letter and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume] with "Application for Director of Accounting" in the subject line. Deadline to apply is October 6, 2017.

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