Job ID: 232333678

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
5 - 10 years
Job Description

SUMMARY: Provide support to the Chief Financial Officer in the coordination of the Association’s financial planning and budget management functions. Ensure the Association’s accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Accounting System and Staff: The Senior Supervisory Accounting Manager oversees G/L, A/R, A/P, Payroll, and Grants Administration; maintains financial systems and associated processes and procedures; and serve as an expert resource to all parts of the organization on accounting matters.  The Senior Supervisory Accounting Manager work with program staff and leadership to ensure financial processes, systems, and reporting support the achievement of organizational goals.  Responsible for monthly and year-end close processes and the preparation of financial statements.  Oversee timely and accurate payment of all properly documented liabilities of the Association, through supervision of the Staff Accountant.  Direct prompt recording, collection and deposit of all monies owed to the Association, through supervision of the Accounts Receivable Specialist.  Ensure compliance with wage law regulations and timely payment of wages owed by the Association, through supervision of the Staff Accountant/Payroll.  Supervise timely and accurate reconciliation of bank statements, Standard Methods Waste Water sales activity and inventory sales activity of the Association, through supervision of the Accounting Manager.  In-depth knowledge of acceptable association accounting principles, practices and procedures, and understanding of proper accounting treatment for contracts, grants and contributions.  Performs grant-related post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes and associated communications with customers, reconciliations, and re-budgeting; performs grant closeout functions including reconciliations, financial status reports, final invoices, zeroing out budgets, and final reporting.  Keep abreast of all federal and local law changes, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) changes and other regulatory changes that may affect the Association.  Works with Chief Financial Officer and staff, external audit firm, internal auditors, and government auditors to provide accurate and timely information to support audits. Performs research and analysis to support audits. Prepares accounting policy memos, schedules, and support as needed for audits.  Policies and Procedures: Ensure the existence of and adherence to appropriate written internal controls, policies and procedures.  Audit:  Assist CFO with year-end planning and schedules and work with external auditors in annual audits.  Budget: Assist CFO with the annual organization-wide budgeting process.  Prepare the Finance Department budget.  Perform other related duties as assigned. 


REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.  Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible accounting experience is needed.  Public accounting experience preferred, with an emphasis in the not for profit environment.  Supervisory experience a must.  Working knowledge of automated accounting systems and reporting tools, preferably in a non-profit environment; experience with Great Plains preferred.  Working knowledge of nonprofit grants and contracts financial management in a multi-donor environment.  Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines required.  Payroll Experience.  Must have strong interpersonal skills along with the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and, also have a strong background of customer service orientation.  Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines, both prescribed and self-imposed.  Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.


Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime).  Number of openings: 1.


Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:


  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • A writing sample;
  • Salary requirement;
  • At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).


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Deadline:  Open Until Filled.


EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY.  APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.

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