Chief Administrative Officer, Financial Controller (m/f)

Washington, DC
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
The employer is a professional services organisation. Financial management - monitor company's finances and ensure appropriate accounting through the cloud-based Deltek system; monitor tax compliance and the unique compliance requirements of an investment advisory firm Contract/Award management - manage compliance and reporting, monitor budgets and expenditures, support audits as required Human resources - maintain company's suite of benefits, respond to employee concerns, monitor timekeeping, and conduct new hire onboarding Business origination - support preparation of bid responses and proposals that meet client requirements; actively seek and position company for new business The ideal candidate would have experience in a senior administrative role inside a private investment firm as well as experience dealing with federal government and/or USAID contracts and grants Candidate must have Deltek Costpoint experience Although they will have accounting support, the CAO should also have the basic skillset of a CFO Enthusiasm for building robust administrative, compliance, HR, and accounting functions in a young and entrepreneurial firm focused on frontier markets. Absolute attention to detail and willingness to accept final responsibility for all administrative requirements Experience in a government contracting environment, preferably with USAID contracts and grants. Experience in a private sector firm, preferably in finance Comprehensive knowledge of FAR, CFR, AIDAR, and federal reporting requirements BA/BS degree required, advanced degrees regarded very favorably