Assistant Controller

Employer
JSSA
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 17, 2021
Ref
145652519
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
JSSA is a health and social wellness agency that provides expert caring to our neighbors across suburban Maryland, northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Since 1894, JSSA has helped people age independently in their own homes, supported children in taking confident steps forward, and guided our neighbors through a broad range of challenges. We're committed to helping individuals at every age and stage of life regardless of their ability to pay. We have created a new position, Assistant Controller, in our rapidly growing agency. Reporting to the Controller, s/he would be responsible for general ledger oversight, financial statement preparation, supervise the payroll process, assist with the annual budget and contract/grant budget development and assist with the annual audits. This position will interact with program directors and a wide range of stakeholders as we grow and expand our mission into exciting new programmatic areas. The successful candidate will have the following required experience and education: * Collaborative workstyle to include strong communication and interpersonal skills; and Ability to work as a team member and independently to multitask, prioritize, manage, and execute projects that meet deadlines and achieve project goals; and Knowledgeable about current payroll practices and laws; and Understanding of grants and contracts management; and Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, active CPA license strongly preferred; and Minimum of five years of progressive accounting experience with supervisory experience; and Public Accounting background and/or Not-for-Profit Accounting Background with understanding of GAAP preferred; and Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills; and Advanced level Excel and accounting software skills required #gc * The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. We pride ourselves on our mission to be the first place for the Jewish community, as well as the community at large, to turn for clinical and social services of the highest quality that sustain and nurture all who seek assistance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. AA/M/F/D

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