The Director of Accounting will oversee the day-to-day accounting, grant funding, and monthly financial reporting according to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Duties will include the development, analysis, and interpretation of accounting and financial information to facilitate and execute key decisions; recording, monitoring, and reporting of all financial, (grant & general) funds and operating cash on hand; as well as other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and effectiveness of the organization.
As Director of Accounting you will:
Supervise, evaluate, and develop team of 15 (4 direct report and 11 indirect) professionals consisting of the accounting and leading grant functions.
Manage all accounting functions and month end for multiple entities and 70 physical locations in several states.
Responsible for the month-end and year-end closes for all companies' funds, as well as the timely preparation of consolidated financial statements
Manage and coordinate yearly state audits and participate in external corporate audit.
Establish, maintain, and monitor internal controls to ensure compliance with industry best practices.
Manage and monitor the treasury functions including but not limited to cash flow, bank reconciliations, lock box deposits, and purchasing cards.
Coordinate with human resources on processing of payroll information and information required for accounting.
Conduct financial analysis and prepare financial reports (including ad hoc reports) and statements for executive management, committees, board of directors, and council.
Support the preparation, development, and presentation of the annual budget.
Work with team to evaluate work processes for ways to drive automation and efficiency.
Lead team through periods of growth and entering new markets and launch.
Other duties as assigned with occasional travel required.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, or related business field.
Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Management Accountant designation.
Thorough familiarity with GAAP, state, and IRS requirements for a non-profit organization.
A minimum of 10 years accounting experience ideally gained through increasingly responsible management positions
A minimum of 5 years recent experience in a director of accounting/ controller/ or other lead financial role with responsibility for accounting, cash management, and regulatory compliance.
Working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems (Microsoft Dynamics GP), implement Purchase order, and grant tracking system.
Ability to learn new systems and how they interact with the accounting system (Microsoft Dynamics GP)
Well-developed financial analysis capabilities and demonstrated ability to manage budgets.
Sound administrative skills in addition to well-developed management skills.
Strong focus on details, time management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience managing employees effectively.
Experience with fund accounting (a plus) and financial interactions between related parties.
Life benefits – time & peace of mind
Paid time off
Optional Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, child)
Health benefits – stay well & thrive
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Voluntary short-term disability insurance
Voluntary long-term disability insurance
Career benefits – keep growing