The Senior Accounting and Finance Manager is responsible for managing all financial and accounting functions, including budgeting, cash management, forecasting, financial management and reporting, analysis, audit, GL, AR, and AP (for both the Association and Foundation). This person has solid communication, technology, analytical and management skills in addition to possessing knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting operational functions, including directing and supervising an accounting clerical staff person.
Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate accounting of business results. This includes the posting journal entries and retention of all relevant documentation, managing the cash flow of the organization and maintaining NAMA’s Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting system and Dynamic Budgets system.
Coordinating and preparing internal and external financial statements in conjunction with the CFO and for distribution to department managers, senior management, and the boards of the Association and the Foundation. This includes performing all necessary month-end closing procedures, i.e., journal entry preparation, account analysis, reconcilement to outside systems, etc. and review of variances with department managers.
Coordinating activities of external auditors, from preparing to fieldwork to draft audit report review.
Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process, including historical references, contractual relationships, etc.
Managing the budget process with the department managers and utilizing Dynamic Budgets, an add-on to Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Developing and monitoring business performance metrics as required by the boards of the Association and the Foundation.
Overseeing regulatory reporting, including tax and state reporting compliance, both at the Federal, state and municipality levels. Advises CFO of actions and potential risks.
Hiring, training and retaining skilled accounting staff as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance along with 5-8 years of progressive Accounting or Finance experience. Senior level experience 3-5 years required.
Nonprofit association experience with affiliated foundation strongly preferred.
Highly collaborative style. Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, association members, volunteers, and vendors.
Possess organizational savvy, understand the dynamics of the organization and its commitment to members and use that information to establish alliances to achieve organizational objectives.
Self-starter, able to work independently, and efficiently.
Must be flexible, analytical, highly detail-minded, organized and responsive to requests and committed meeting deadlines.
Advanced proficiency in MS Office software; specifically, advanced Excel skills; Microsoft Dynamics GP experience a plus. Solid knowledge of accounting and other business-related software.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements of the Job
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, handle and/or feel objects, handle tools and/or controls, and talk and/or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is required to engage in extensive walking at multiple trade shows throughout the year. In addition, long periods of standing are required.
The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities for this job, nor is it intended to be an exhaustive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, it is intended to describe the general nature of the job. Employees may, from time to time and on an as-needed basis, be required to perform duties outside of the responsibilities listed here.
About National Automatic Merchandising Association
Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $35 billion US convenience services industry. With more than 1000-member companies — including many of the world’s most recognized brands — NAMA provides advocacy, education, research and business development forums for its membership. If you are an energetic and upbeat person and enjoy collaboration and working with high performers, we want you on our team! NAMA -great values, excellent benefits, wonderful members and amazing employees!