Operations and Accounting Manager

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 25, 2021
Closes
Jun 29, 2021
Industry
Associations
Hours
Full Time

The Operations and Accounting Manager is responsible for providing high-level support to the Director of Finance and Administration, and high-level operations support to the Chief Operating Officer. This role requires strong analytical, technology, communication and organizational skills. 

Primary Responsibilities

Accounting

  • Supervises accounts receivable/accounts payable; serve as backup, when needed.
  • Maintains and reconciles fixed assets schedules. 
  • Assists with budget preparation and external audit.
  • Monitors grant/contracts reporting and deadlines.
  • Prepares and/or reviews appropriate ledger entries/reconciliations.
  • Assesses current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes.
  • Conducts research on financial benchmarks as requested and assists in developing financial dashboards. 

Operations

  • Provides high level support on special projects as identified for the Chief Operating Officer in variety of program and operations related areas, including special projects related to association governance initiatives and committees.
  • Responsible for association contracts and maintains contracts in centralized location. Monitors contract deadlines and provides review and reconciliation of royalty payments.
  • Responsible for association insurance policies, reviews and ensures adequate coverages and participates in annual insurance audit.
  • Responsible for organization dashboards including making recommendations for new dashboards and keeping dashboard data updated and current.
  • Serves as point of contact for records requests and maintains and organizes records as requested. 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business management, and a finance/accounting background is preferred. 
  • At least three years of experience in a similar role, preferably in non-profit organization.
  • Must possess knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics CL (Solomon), as well as financial and accounting applications, and final and operation controls. 
  • Additional qualifications include strong problem-solving and self-starter skills, time management and attention to detail, customer service orientation, and ability to be trusted with confidential information.

 

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