Seeking a talented, proven professional to oversee the finances, human resources and select other operations of this high-impact, highly respected organization. Successful candidates will have a minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of overall professional experience, ideally with five plus years of broad financial and operations management. Bachelor’s degree in finance or related degree required; MBA or CPA preferred. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer, ACT-IAC.
Duties and Responsibilities The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Demonstrate comprehensive working knowledge of non-profit accounting as well as in-depth understanding and experience in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Establish and maintain strong relationships with CEO, senior staff leadership and executive committee leadership
Direct and oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization including budget, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, investment funds and general ledger activities
Provide timely reports and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts
Work inter-departmentally with staff to provide financial updates on program spending vs budget
Oversee annual budget guidelines and annual budget preparation in conjunction with CEO
Oversee annual audit process including preparation of supporting data as required by outside auditors
Update and maintain relevant financial policies, procedures, systems and internal controls
Ensure highest level of fiduciary diligence
Other Association Management and Human Resources
Support the CEO in personnel matters, to include hiring and performance management
Administer compensation program as approved by CEO, advising in the area of wage, salary and benefits administration; propose recommendations regarding trends and compliance
Maintain personnel files
Act as plan administrator for employee benefits programs including group health insurance, life and disability insurance and qualified defined contribution retirement plan
Advise CEO on personnel policy recommendations and maintain employee policy handbook
Manage expense and time sheet collection and reporting
Analyze operational policies and procedures and recommend improvements as appropriate; enforce standards, procedures and legal regulations
Manage insurance policies and contract documentation
Manage key relationships with vendors and partners (e.g. banking, benefits administrators, facilities management)
Knowledge, Skills & Requirements
Minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of overall professional experience, ideally with five plus years of broad financial and operations management
Experience working in non-profit organization
Understanding of, and commitment to, fiduciary responsibility
Demonstrates ability to lead as well as work constructively with team members
Strong interpersonal and communications skills – able to articulate thoughts, process and point of view to seasoned audiences
Demonstrates initiative, ability to work with little direct supervision, and ability to exercise sound judgment
Proficient with standard business software applications including Microsoft Office and accounting software (ACT-IAC uses MIP accounting and netFORUM AMS software)
Demonstrates solid judgment and high emotional IQ in business interactions
Bachelor’s degree in finance or related degree required; MBA or CPA preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. Salary requirements are necessary for consideration.
About American Council for Technology (ACT-IAC)
The American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public-private partnership established to improve government through the effective, efficient and innovative use of information technology as a strategic asset. ACT-IAC provides programs and services that facilitate collaboration and education with an emphasis on outcomes that can make a difference.
ACT-IAC is considered the premiere public-private partnership in the government technology arena as it provides an objective and trusted forum where government and industry executives can communicate and collaborate on common issues. The ACT-IAC membership cuts across organizational and functional barriers to include any and all executives who are interested in the application of technology. All ACT-IAC activities include government and industry leadership and are vendor neutral. ACT-IAC does not lobby or function as a business development organization. The former U.S. Chief Technology Officer referred to ACT-IAC as the “Switzerland of the government IT community.” Additional information about ACT-IAC is available at www.actiac.org.
This is a fulltime position with a duty location in Fairfax, VA. The position is available immediately.