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The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. The Alzheimer's Association was recently recognized as one of the top ten Best Nonprofits in 2013 in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work. We are proud to say that this is the fourth year in a row that we've won this award! We offer an excellent work environment and career development opportunities, coupled with competitive benefits and pay.
The Alzheimer's Association National Office is looking for a dynamic, experienced professional to provide accounting and finance support to National Chapters.
Essential Job Functions
Understand, support and train National Chapters on accounting, government grant, processing gifts, cash handling, etc. questions
Assist National Chapters with annual budget process
Update National Chapter Procedures
Work closely with the Donor Services department and be the liason between their operations and the National Chapters
Assist with preparations of monthly financial statements
Other duties and projects as assigned
Knowledge and Skills:
Not-for-profit experience with large VHA
Knowledge of non-for-profit acounting theory and practical applications
Experience with supervision of accounting function and staff
Experience with data entry and nagivating within a fundraising donor database and processing of gifts
Full cycle accounting experience in an automated systems environment such as MAS 500, Oracle, Peoplesoft, etc.
Superior communications skills-verbal and written
Leadership & organizational skills
Ability to speak in public to groups both large and small
Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions
Ability to lead, coach, and direct staff
Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to think strategically
Ability to meet deadlines and handle stress
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
5 years accounting or financial management experience in a large not-for-profit environment, preferably similar experiencve with National and chapters leadership
Budgeting experience with large not-for-profit - National and Chapters
Previous supervisory experience
Proficiency with automated accounting systems such as MAS 500, Oracle, Peoplesoft, etc.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially spreadsheets
Some evening and weekend hours may be required at peak times. Must have the ability to travel as needed.