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Accounting Manager/Controller - MAS NFP


Accounting Manager/Controller - MAS NFP

  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    AAFCPAs is seeking a self-directed, organized Accounting Manager/Controller to join our Managed Accounting Solutions (MAS) team. The Accounting Manager/Controller is responsible for all areas of financial reporting for MAS non-profit. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining best practice accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager/Controller supervises the MAS team members and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and delivered to the client in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities, including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end client tax and audit projects, and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager/Controller will have contact significant contact with clients as well as manage team members in the delivery of results. Reporting to the Practice Leadership, the position provides financial management, financial reporting oversight and consulting services to the clients of the MAS practice. Maximize return on financial assets by establishing and managing financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems for clients. Internally, oversee staff and manage all aspects of engagements, including budgeting, resources and billing.

    Other Responsibilities Include:·

    • Provide financial consulting services to assigned clients, either on-site or off-site, based on service agreements.
    • For monthly accounting and reporting clients:
      • Using technology and best practices, implement robust financial processes and reporting for clients.
      • Oversee the team member’s daily activities of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash disbursements, billing, general ledger, credits and collections on each client.
      • Ensure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing internal controls, checks and balances, and review of all transactional work performed for clients.
      • Provide monthly analysis and financial statements to client
      • Act as client’s finance department including responding to questions, attending and presenting financial information at meetings, etc.
    • For consulting clients:
      • Through utilization of experience, best practices, technology, and expertise within AAFCPAs, provide consulting services in a variety of areas, including:
      • Internal control analysis and recommendations
      • Processing and documentation for grant tracking, revenue recognition, departmental/divisional reporting, or other areas of need
      • Develop and implement budgeting, forecasting or cash flow models
      • Provide audit or tax preparation services
      • Other areas as determined by engagement
    • For all clients:
      • Drive the client service delivery model, managing multiple clients and staff members
      • Provide internal metrics to the Practice Leadership Team to measure productivity and results.
      • Manage, train and develop team in the delivery of services to clients
      • Prepare estimated budgets for potential and existing client work and assist with related proposal and/or engagement letter drafting
      • Allocate appropriate resources to engagements and monitor and analyze against budgets and engagement letters
      • Oversee, develop and work with client leadership on budgeting and planning processes for each client
      • Prepare monthly billing to client
      • Set goals and complete performance evaluations to ensure on-going performance expectations are met. Contribute to hire/fire staffing decisions for the team.
      • Document policies and procedures
  • Qualifications


    • BS or BA in Accounting, MBA or CPA preferred
    • 5 to 10 years experience
    • Experience in private/public accounting working with nonprofit organizations
    • Experience in financial data management and reporting
    • Knowledge of advanced financial concepts, accounting principles and standards, regulatory requirements and processes in either the nonprofit area
    • Experience with monthly accounting closing processes.
    • Previous experience managing and developing staff
    • Experience working in a paperless environment strongly preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Team player with a positive “can-do” approach


    • Lead day-to-day follow through on team member deliverables
    • On-time delivery of client financial reporting packages
    • Motivational and effective management skills
    • Meeting assignment objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes)
    • Ability to work independently in a sometimes stressful environment with extensive multi-tasking demands
    • Client satisfaction
    • Participation in firm wide initiatives
    • Learning and demonstration of evolving accounting and technology skills
    • Ability to manage and motivate a team while delivering results to Clients.
    • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a high-paced, multi-tasking environment
    • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology software applications
    • Commitment to protecting client privacy, even within the firm, as appropriate
    • Co-operative team player

    Additional Information

    Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes subsidized medical and dental, 401(k) savings plan, life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability, plus more.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.