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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT/ACCOUNTING MANAGER

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AAALAC INTERNATIONAL
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Frederick, MD
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Published 29 days ago

AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization, located in Frederick, MD, that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. We are currently looking for a full-time Senior Accountant, who functions as an Accounting Manager, to manage the day-to-day accounting and financial operations and to ensure reports are timely and accurate. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager will interact with staff and volunteers across the organization and supervise one Finance Department employee.


Primary Responsibilities


Accounting Operations

  • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations.
  • Perform a monthly accounting close that ensures the recording of all entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); ensure sub-ledgers tie to the general ledger; prepare journal entries and review journal entries prepared by other staff;
  • Perform account analyses; work with staff to ensure accurate entry and timely payment of accounts payable; ensure the use of Positive Pay fraud prevention system and other automated banking controls; prepare payroll and retirement journals as directed; ensure prepaid expenses, accruals, depreciation and all other miscellaneous entries are booked in the monthly close. 
  • Review and post sub-ledger activity (AR/AP) prepared by staff; including vendor invoice coding review and approval, expense report review and related coding approval
  • Review aging reports and ensure a match to the ledgers; ensure collectability; establish and guide the process for payment follow up
  • Ensure wire transfers and foreign currency transactions are booked appropriately and timely; serve as backup to CFO for performing transfers or releasing funds
  • Oversee 1099 process and assist with the preparation of any related annual activities (e.g. workers compensation audit)
  • Reconcile key accounts on a monthly basis, including operating cash for CFO review; account for investment related transactions monthly
  • Serve as lead/expert within the accounting software for budget and other financial report creation, control implementation, close functionality and permissions, trouble shoot sub-ledger variances; work with CFO to establish a permission based environment


Financial Statements

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, for CFO review and ultimately the Chief Executive Officer, Audit and Finance Committee, and/or Board of Directors.
  • Work with CFO to prepare and monitor cash-flow forecasting statements.
  • In collaboration with the CFO and Chief Executive Officer to develop the organization’s annual budget
  • Regularly monitor budget projections and provide regular updates, including variance explanations, to the CFO, and ultimately, Chief Executive Officer, Audit & Finance Committee, and the Board.
  • Work with CFO to complete financial analyses, develop future finance models/forecasts, and respond professionally and thoughtfully to requests for information from the CFO, Chief Executive Officer, Board Treasurer, and senior staff.
  • Prepare for and support the annual audit process.


Policies & Procedures

  • Maintain a business calendar and ensure execution of non-financial based annual filings and other business-related matters (business insurance renewals, Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation filings, recurring business based off-cycle payments, regulatory filing or letter requests)
  • Obtain U.S. Tax Exemption Certificate and complete Form 10-F as well as the No Permanent Establishment Statement and promptly provide to relevant programs to ensure timely payments of annual fees.
  • Manage and update where necessary, the organization’s reimbursement form; ensure the Travel Expense and Reimbursement Policy is followed.
  • Ensure accounting policies and procedures are followed, and that accounting principles are maintained.


Experience and Attributes

Highly qualified candidates will bring a shared commitment to AAALAC International’s mission and programs and value for proactively advancing infrastructure systems that support the organization’s work. Other experience and attributes include the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance. 
  • CPA or M.B.A. preferred
  • 10+ years’ progressive experience in a corporate accounting department
  • Working knowledge of nonprofit accounting and international accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with a membership organization preferred.
  • Supervisory experience with proven ability to successfully manage others.
  • Track record of successful experience in efficient, accurate and timely closings and production of financial statements targeted to specific audiences within management.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task accurately within required deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills; ability to prioritize department’s workload and respond to unique and evolving international requirements. 
  • Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to comply with GAAP and other applicable regulations, so that annual audit reports contain no significant or material findings.
  • Experience with computerized financial systems; prior experience with Intacct preferred.
  • Experience with major payroll software; Paychex software preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 with advanced Excel experience.


AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization, located in Frederick, MD, that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. We are currently looking for a…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Compensation

USD 90,000 - USD 95,000
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

AAALAC International offers a competitive benefits package that includes paid time off, health/dental/vision insurance, a 10% retirement matching contribution, and other benefits. EOE.

AAALAC International offers a competitive benefits package that includes paid time off, health/dental/vision insurance, a 10% retirement matching contribution, and other…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Frederick, MD
Associated Location
5205 Chairmans Ct, Frederick, MD 21703, USA
Suite 300

How to Apply

Application Process: 

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to hrjobs@marcumllp.com. Please include the job title “Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager” in the subject line of your email. Your cover letter should demonstrate strong written communication skills that provides a succinct overview of your relevant experience, articulates your passion for corporate Accounting/Finance and expresses what you expect to achieve in this nonprofit position.  

Application Process: 

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to hrjobs@marcumllp.com. Please include the job title “Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager…

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