Accounting Manager

Location: DC Metro area
Type: Full-time
Industry: Non-Profit

Job Description

Our client is a nonprofit association in the Washington, DC metro area who represents professionals in specialized women’s healthcare and education. They are seeking an Accounting Manager to join their team.  The Accounting Manager is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, internal accounting controls, and financial analysis functions of the association. The individual oversees the Finance Department which includes the Cash Receipts and Disbursements Accountant. Additionally, the individual will be responsible for providing support to the Vice President of Finance and to the senior management team providing accurate financial reporting information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Finance & Accounting Oversight 

  • Responsible for supervision and annual review of the finance department staff
  • Ensure timely and accurate month end close, which includes the following activities:
    • Monthly bank reconciliation preparation
    • Reconciliation and posting of investment activity into the accounting system
    • Monthly Account Reconciliation Preparation for all balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare annual calculation of the change in Accrued Vacation Liability based on data maintained within the ADP system
  • Determine proper life of new fixed assets, maintain fixed asset schedule and determine and record the monthly depreciation and amortization
  • Recording reimbursements and credit card payments into the accounting system
  • Perform monthly PayPal reconciliation
  • Allocation of credit card fees
  • Process payroll based on pay schedule
  • Record Payroll data into the accounting system
  • Allocate taxes and fringe benefits based on salary allocation from the timesheet module
  • Ensure count is performed annually and reconciled to the inventory records
  • Prepare general ledger entry to record Volusion activity and reconcile to the monthly 3rd party report
  • Allocate overhead based on current accounting guidance and salary allocation from the timesheet module

Tax & Financial Reporting 

  • Review DC Personal Property Tax Return
  • Review US unclaimed property filing(s)
  • Review of all Sales and Use Tax Returns
  • Preparation of US IRS Form 990 schedules
  • Preparation of monthly financial reporting package system

Compliance & Grants 

  • Completion of complex audit schedules
  • Update and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures which conforms to the Uniform Grant Guidance for all federal grants and the current Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP) for all private grants

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with a CPA certification and/or MBA preferred
  • 7+ years of progressive increase in responsibility in financial management and leadership
  • A strong record as an effective, team-oriented leader and manager of people with a demonstrated ability to develop and motivate staff
  • Ability to communicate and present results to non-financial staff throughout the association
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills
  • Excellent financial presentation skills to audiences including board, staff and vendors
  • Strong team player with ability to work collaboratively with colleagues as well as be an independent, creative, and resourceful self-starter
  • Strong analytical skills to summarize and analyze meeting budgets and reports

For immediate consideration, please contact Liz Smith at or (843) 834-2921 or Mia Chisholm at  or (301) 996-9275.