Finance Manager

Alexandria, VA
Sep 11, 2019
Sep 21, 2019
Finance, Management
Full Time
Position Description: Under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer, the Finance Manager leads all day-to-day accounting operations, with functional responsibility for accounting, accounts payable, payroll, and grants administration. Responsibilities also include production of financial reports; proper maintenance of accounting records; accurate processing of financial transactions; and administration of a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), adhere to grants management standards, and result in flawless audits. The Finance Manager supervises the Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable Specialist. Management Responsibilities: Provide leadership to the finance and accounting areas of the organization. Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing strategy and provide guidance and analysis to executive and operational management to improve results. Maintain a system of accounts and keep books and records on all transactions and assets. Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast, and cash flow. Maintain control of the following areas: general ledger, accounts payable, expense reports, billing, and payroll. Administer US-based payroll, using various tools and partnering with Paychex payroll company to deliver flawless payments. Supervise the Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable Specialist assigns jobs relevant to accounts payable, accounts receivable Transactional Responsibilities: Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Develop, implement, and maintain processes and controls that are current best practices related to transaction processing. Manage, oversee, process (as appropriate), and act as a backup for processing all the following transactions: payroll, accounts payable, revenue and expense, fixed assets, cash, bank reconciliations, and allocations. Perform month-end closing procedures, including overhead allocations, account reconciliations, and updating schedules. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system. Reporting Responsibilities: Assist in issuing timely, accurate, and complete financial statements for all levels, including the Board of Directors, executive, and management. Assist in coordinating the preparation of the draft audited financial statements and all tax returns. Coordinate the preparation of financial information in the corporate annual report. Recommend and report upon benchmarks against which to measure organizational performance. Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics. Assist in the production of cash flow reports, annual budget, and forecasts. Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management. Provide for a system of management cost reports. Provide financial analyses and models as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations. Compliance Responsibilities: Prepare and assist with developing audit schedules for the annual audit. Suggest improvements in processes to increase organizational effectiveness. Gather 990 and 990T information for the annual tax return. Oversee state registration filings. PandoLogic. Keywords: Finance Manager, Location: Alexandria, VA - 22314

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