Senior Accountant & Grants Coordinator

Employer
AFWA
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
$75,000 - $85,000
Posted
Dec 10, 2021
Closes
Jan 14, 2022
Function
Accountant
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

POSITION TITLE

Senior Accountant & Grants Coordinator

POSITION LOCATION               

Washington, DC.  DC based positions are expected to work from our offices for a minimum of three days per week with the option to work up to two days per week from home.

REPORTS TO

Chief Operating Officer

JOB TYPE

Exempt, full-time

AFWA BACKGROUND

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, founded in 1902, represents North America’s fish and wildlife agencies. It promotes sound management and conservation and speaks with a collective voice on important fish and wildlife issues. The Association is a nonprofit, 501(c)(6) trade association. See www.fishwildlife.org for more information.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for all accounting functions, including monthly closing, year-end closing, grant management, payroll, accounts payable, receivables, inventory management, product sales, human resources benefits administration.  Supervises accounting assistant.

DUTIES

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining a computer-based accounting system and its operation to assume complete and timely financial accounting and reporting to serve a variety of Association needs
  • Prepare detailed billings for Association dues and special projects
  • Generate regular monthly and special financial reports covering the regular operating budget of the Association as well as special projects, contracts and agreements
  • Work closely with Association staff to insure that accounts receivable billings are prompt and provide follow up information when required
  • Keep the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer informed about the status of budgets, investments and cash flow
  • Manage relationships with federal granting agencies including USFWS, USGS, USFS, etc... Provide support to Association staff on applications, reporting and tracking program/project budgets
  • Support annual budget development in partnership with the Chief Operating Officer.
  • Oversee the Association’s annual A-133 audit, including leading the review of the financial statements and 990 tax returns
  • Support accounting functions for affiliated or subsidiary organizations including AWARE, Project WILD and NCLI (as needed).
  • Maintain key relationships with third party vendors and consultants including HR benefit consultants
  • Supervises MSCGP Program Manager / Accounting Assistant
  • Supervises, as needed, contract accounting services
  • File annual Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement
  • Other Duties as Assigned

QUALIFICATIONS        

  • 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel as well as INTACCT accounting software, bill.com, Nexonia and other relevant software
  • Familiarity with the critical role that State Fish & Wildlife Agencies play in Conservation. Familiarity with Associations and how the operate on behalf of their members.
  • Proficiency with Federal grant processes, from applications to billings and reporting
  • Ability to work productively with different types of people including members, federal government, staff and consultants
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize complex workload
  • Thorough understanding of association accounting standards
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Travel one to two weeks per year 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Beginning Salary:  $75,000 - $85,000.  The Association offers an excellent suite of benefits including paid vacation, a retirement plan and excellent health benefits.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

January 13, 2022 or until filled.

Equal Opportunity: The Association provides equal opportunity in all our employment. The Association provides equal opportunity in all our employment practices. The Association makes employment decisions based on merit, qualifications, abilities and business needs, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.

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