Assistant Controller

Washington D.C.
Jun 15, 2018
Jul 20, 2018
Full Time

Responsible for managing accounts payable, payroll and other functions as assigned, along with management of related staff; the monthly close process; student tax management; assisting with the preparation for audits, registrations, and surveys; and ensuring appropriate documentation of policies and procedures.​


• Supervise Accounts Payable, Payroll functions and other staff as assigned
• Establish and manage the monthly close calendar process
• Ensure account reconciliations are prepared in a timely manner
• Ensure monthly journal entries are prepared in a timely manner
• Review/ approve reconciliations monthly and post journal entries
• Ensure student taxes reconciled and filings done timely
• Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of balance sheet accounts
• Prepare Field Office local financial statements
• Manage Field Office audit requests
• Assist the Controller with audits, registrations, surveys, etc.; prepare and review supporting documentation, schedules and analysis 
• Prepare/coordinate AMIDEAST tax filings such as Form 990, FBARs, Census, 1099s
• Maximize use of Deltek Costpoint AMIDEAST-wide
• Manage Costpoint functionality (linking functions, closing/opening periods, etc.)
• Manage credit card administration and related processes
• Manage the design, set up and use of SharePoint for internal communications and training
• Ensure all policies, procedures, processes, practices are in a central location for review/use by all finance/accounting staff 
• Prepare internal reports and special projects, as required
• Prepare trainings relevant to areas supervised 
• Monitor and enhance internal controls to minimize risk
• Oversee training and development of supervised staff 
• Automate and streamline processes to enhance accuracy of data while minimizing manual efforts
• Develop documentation for policies, procedures and processes
• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA preferred
• 7-10 years professional finance/accounting experience preferred (Nonprofit and Government contractor experience a plus)
• Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (and associated Accounting Standards and requirements for non-profit organizations, government contracts and indirect rates)
• Process-oriented, with experience in documenting processes and procedures
• Excellent computer skills, proficiency in MS Excel applications, and experience with Deltek Costpoint and CER report writer system tools preferred
• Strong oral and written communication skills 
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Demonstrate world class cultural attributes and behaviors in all interactions with country directors, project managers, department heads, and senior staff




AMIDEAST is Equal Opportunity Employer /Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

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