Manager, Finance & Accounting
NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our mission is to advance the health and dignity of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics by strengthening governmental public health and leveraging community partnerships.
Our work advances NASTAD’s four strategic priorities: 1) Strengthen public health systems for HIV and hepatitis prevention, surveillance, and care; 2) Advance health and racial equity, and stigma elimination, focusing on disparately impacted communities; 3) Implement integrated approaches to address HIV, hepatitis, STIs, harm reduction, and the social determinants of health; 4) Strengthen organizational excellence within NASTAD and its member jurisdictions.
NASTAD serves as the Systems Coordination Provider (SCP) for the 47 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A and B jurisdictions funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA-20-078), as part of the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE) initiative. As part of this work, NASTAD develops tools and resources to support health departments in EHE Phase I jurisdictions to improve coordination across health systems and collaboration with key stakeholder groups.
Our Mission & Vision
NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. Our mission is to advance the health and dignity of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics by strengthening governmental public health and leveraging community partnerships. Our vision is a world committed to ending HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics. We want to center on racial justice, anti-racism, and anti-white supremacist principles as we think about, approach, and conduct our work.
The Manager, Finance & Accounting is a key member of the finance and accounting team. This position will work closely with the Controller, Finance & Accounting on month-end and year-end close processes and company financial reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), uniform administrative guidance requirements (UG), and cost principles and audit requirements for federal awards. The right candidate will: 1) have strong accounting, analytical, and problem-solving skills; 2) takes initiative and operate independently with minimal direction; 3) possess demonstrated experience with federal grant accounting; and 4) be a team player.
- Essential Duties
- Support and back-up the Controller with the month-end and year-end general ledger closing procedures • Prepare quarterly and annual federal financial report
- Manage the financial requirements of a portfolio of NASTAD’s project finances, including actual vs. budget reports, external reports to donors, invoicing, etc.
- Process payroll and benefits journal entries promptly, ensure accuracy of staff allocations and reconcile the withholding and other payroll liability accounts
- Facilitate the complete and accurate posting of all cash receipts and revenue recognition entries • Prepare/review reconciliations for significant balance sheet accounts and various other general ledger accounts
- Review and approve accounts payable postings and payment batches for timely release of funds • Manage Accounts Receivable (A/R) including following up on delayed payments.
- Contribute to the annual audit, 990 tax filing, and 1099 processes.
- Assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Auditing, or a related field or any equivalent combination of training, education, and lived experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
- Minimum six years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience.
Skills, knowledge, and abilities
- Strong general accounting experience with working knowledge of Non-Profit accounting and 2CFR200 requirements. Solid understanding of direct and Indirect cost concepts.
- Well-versed in month-end and year-end closing and all schedules associated with those.
- Solid Federal and Non-Federal reporting experience and understanding of cost recovery principles, budget constraints, and project closeouts with provisional and final indirect rates.
- Experience working with overhead and fringe pools – tracking, rates monitoring, and projections.
- Experience in preparing and maintaining accounting and annual audit schedules
- Advanced user skills in Microsoft Excel.
- Experience working with financial systems and general ledger designed to accommodate non-profit setup and various reporting requirements. Knowledge of Intuit QuickBooks desired.
- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to compile clear and complete support documentation packages.
- Leadership - Integrates in their work a strategic vison and critical analysis that optimizes success for projects, and organizational priorities as applicable.
- Communications - Strategically communicates internally and externally in a clear, concise, respectful, and trauma-informed manner; simplifies complicated concepts and communicates them clearly regardless of the situation or audience.
- Teamwork - Proactively contributes toward the completion of team tasks and team building. Champions an anti-racist, collaborative, and supportive organizational team culture.
- Reliability and Adaptability - Takes ownership of own objectives and performance. Independently completes tasks in a timely and consistent manner. Adapts to, and integrates in own tasks, changes in work environment, priorities, and organizational needs.
- Problem Solving and Analytical Thinking - Takes a solutions-focused approach to problem solving: identifies a problem, finds the root cause, and structures logical solutions. Able to solve problems by analyzing situations and applying critical thinking to resolve them.
Environment and Scheduling
- Salary range – $75,000 - $81,000 and commensurate with experience
- Full-time, 40 hours/week role.
- Willing to travel as needed.
- Remote work is possible.
- Interest in working with a national HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis public health organization.
- Interest in working within a diverse environment.
- Commitment to Anti-Racism values.
We encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply. We recognize that to accelerate the end of the HIV and hepatitis epidemics, our workforce must be representative of groups that have been disproportionately impacted.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.