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Senior Manager of Finance (Remote)

Friends Committee on National Legislation
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Senior Manager of Finance will be responsible for producing the annual budget, periodic financial statements, and other required reporting for FCNL, a 501(c)4, FCNL Education Fund, a 501(c)3 and William Penn House, a 501(c)3 (dba Friends Place on Capitol Hill). The Senior Manager of Finance will work closely with the Associate General Secretary for Finance & Operations (AGS for Finance) to enhance the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of all materials that are generated in the Finance Department. The Senior Manager of Finance plays a critical role in ensuring financial information is available and useful. An understanding of the organizations operations is critical, as is identifying the ways different programs, people, and departments fit together to advance the organizations goals and mission.

Key Priorities and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading and facilitating the annual financial audit, overseeing the preparation of IRS Form 990, supporting the completion of IRS Form 990T and the Districts Form D20.
  • Collaborate with the Accounting Manager to complete specific tasks related to the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close process. This ensures accurate year to date financials are available for Departments, Committees, Audit and Tax Return, in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with the Controller and AGS for Finance to update and maintain semi-annual reporting on the recognition of investment income, endowment income and spending, and annuity income
  • Develop effective working relationships with all FCNL and affiliate Programs and the Development Department to understand fundraising strategies and classifications.
  • Work with the AGS for Finance and Senior Leadership to provide timely reporting tools with department and team leaders for development of operating budgets, costs analyses and other useful reporting for financial assessment of the effectiveness of existing programs and future decisions
  • Establish and maintain procedures to allocate revenue and expense between FCNL (501c4), FCNL Education Fund (501c3) and William Penn House (501c3) (dba Friends Place on Capitol Hill)
  • Support the annual budgeting and planning process in collaboration with the AGS and Senior Leadership teams. Continue to enhance methods and analysis to support the Five-Year Financial Model in conjunction with the annual budgeting cycle
  • Prepare updates to financial reports and statements as required by the Finance Committee
  • Responsible for P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow analyses to support executive management review
  • Analyze and roll forward net asset funds with and without restriction on a semi-annually
  • Approve specific cash disbursements and process credit card payments to facilities & office operations related vendors.
  • Provide internal and external financial reporting for FCNL, FCNL Education Fund and William Penn House (dba Friends Place on Capitol Hill) as well as the Consolidated Overall total
  • Collaborate with the AGS for Finance to implement and maintain finance policies and consistent accounting practices set by the Finance & Executive Committees
  • Collaborate with the AGS for Finance and accounting team to improve the finance departments overall policy and procedure manual, including monitoring of separation of departmental duties.
  • Prepare other financial analyses and special one-time projects as requested by the AGS for Finance

Experience and Attributes

  • 5-8 years of progressive, relevant experience in an Accounting department at a non-profit organization with experience with month-end closing, budgeting and non-profit financial reporting and fund accounting. Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Business, Finance or Accounting or related professional experience; CPA desired.
  • This position is an outward facing representative of the Accounting and Finance team and will work with the Associate General Secretary for Finance to determine a comprehensive in-office or telework arrangement. In addition to their in-office work schedule, there will be times when the employee is required to be present in the office or at other locations for meetings, events or to complete special projects.
  • Strong analytical, technological and data management skills. Detail oriented and committed to producing high quality, accurate work. Proficient in Excel and skilled at analyzing and reporting data. Knowledge of and experience with Financial Edge accounting database a plus.
  • Imaginative and systemic thinker. Ability to look at data and see ways it can be used to better inform, evaluate, and improve current work.
  • Strong self-starter, self-finisher, collaborator. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines as needs of the organization change and the complexity of the information grows. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse group of talented individuals.
  • Familiar with Friends. Preferred Experience with or knowledge of Quaker practices, policies and concerns, and/or values and beliefs that are in accord with FCNLs Statement of Legislative Policy.

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