Rockville, MD based insurance/healthcare trade Association is seeking an Accounting Manager. The Accounting Manager will report to the Director of Finance and Accounting and work closely with outsourced CFO consultant. The successful candidate will be a hands-on, detail-oriented accountant and will support the following functions: accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting, among others.
This position is integral to ensuring that the finance and accounting operations are conducted in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal policies and procedures. The person in this position handles cash receipts, cash disbursements and performs certain account reconciliations. In addition, this position plays a critical role in ensuring the Association produces timely and accurate financial statements to both internal and external stakeholders.
The Accounting Manager will play a critical role in supporting and partnering with the Association staff at all levels as the organization continues to evolve. This is a tremendous opportunity for a strong Accounting Manager to maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected organization. As this is a hands-on position, it requires the willingness and ability to handle recurring transactions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned.
Manage accounts payable function by ensuring payments are processed efficiently and in a timely manner and that appropriate vendor records are maintained.
General ledger accounting and account reconciliations, including fixed assets, investments, and other balance sheet accounts
Recognize membership and other revenue when earned and ensure that unearned revenue is appropriately deferred in accordance with US GAAP
Review, audit, and record employee reimbursement requests and credit card payments in the accounting system
Ongoing review of transaction coding by programmatic staff to ensure appropriate accounting of business transactions
Appropriately allocate employee salaries and benefits within the accounting system
Support the organization-wide budgeting and forecasting processes
Deposit and record cash receipts
Enter approved vendor invoices for payment into the accounting system
Prepare all routine audit schedules and support the annual financial statement audit
Reconcile Association CRM and accounting systems to ensure the two systems are in alignment
Review and post cash receipt batches in iMIS (CRM system), import batches to the accounting system, and file batches
Review and post invoice batches in iMIS, import batches to the accounting system, and file batches
Support compliance efforts relating to the preparation and filing of Personal Property Tax Return, Forms 1099-MISC, Unclaimed Property reporting, and IRS Form 990
Identify and pursue opportunities to implement process efficiencies, such as accounts payable automation, remote deposit services, etc.
Respond to vendor and employee requests as needed
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, with significant experience in a professional office environment
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in general accounting procedures, preferably in a not-for-profit setting
Significant Sage 50 experience is strongly preferred, but not required
Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, techniques and principles
Highly motivated with a willingness to learn and to work efficiently and independently
Excellent data entry and analysis skills with particular attention to accuracy and proficiency
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and a general proficiency with technology
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills, including the ability to explain complex financial and accounting matters to non-financial stakeholders