Chief Administrative Officer, Financial Controller (m/f)

Washington, DC
Aug 03, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
The employer is a professional services organisation.Financial management A cents € " monitor companyA cents € (TM) s finances and ensure appropriate accounting through the cloud-based Deltek system; monitor tax compliance and the unique compliance requirements of an investment advisory firmContract/Award management A cents € " manage compliance and reporting, monitor budgets and expenditures, support audits as requiredHuman resources A cents € " maintain companyA cents € (TM) s suite of benefits, respond to employee concerns, monitor timekeeping, and conduct new hire onboardingBusiness origination A cents € " support preparation of bid responses and proposals that meet client requirements; actively seek and position company for new businessThe 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 grantsCandidate must have Deltek Costpoint experienceAlthough they will have accounting support, the CAO should also have the basic skillset of a CFOEnthusiasm 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 requirementsExperience in a government contracting environment, preferably with USAID contracts and grants.Experience in a private sector firm, preferably in financeComprehensive knowledge of FAR, CFR, AIDAR, and federal reporting requirementsBA/BS degree required, advanced degrees regarded very favorably

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