Lead all aspects of the Society and Foundation’s accounting general ledger, and financial reporting processes. Lead, supervise and mentor the Society’s Accounting team. Support the preparation of financial reporting and analysis of the Society’s and Foundation’s operations for review by the CFO, senior management, and the Governing Board.
Essential Job Functions:
1.Lead all daily, weekly, monthly and other periodic accounting operations, including payroll and payroll-related processing, to complete, analyze, reconcile, report and interpret accounting transactions and information with an emphasis on timely close of the accounting process each month, appraising operating results, variances, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operational effectiveness of the association. This includes providing timely reporting for the CFO, CEO, and relevant committees and for the Governing Board.
2. Ensure the integrity of the Society’s accounting systems and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, Society policies, and external audits. Analyze the effect of accounting practices and regulations, changes, and guidance to ensure correct application of generally accepted accounting principles.
3. Lead the monthly accounting close process. This includes preparing and maintaining month-end schedules which support the general ledger balances therein. Such schedules include, but are not limited to fixed asset and depreciation schedules, prepaid expenses, revenue and deferred revenue schedules, accounts payable and receivable, intercompany balances, notes payable, and other accounting records that impact accounting transactions and operations
4. Develop, monitor, and maintain accounting policies and procedures.
5.Assist in the preparation of the annual budget as well as the periodic forecast updates for the Society and the ASGE Foundation, including budget and financial analysis and development of short and long-term financial goals.
6.Manage the ongoing technology and other process improvement initiatives for the department. Identify, support, champion and provide guidance and leadership for the team as part of a change management process.
7.Lead the preparation, coordination, and execution of the Society’s annual audit and tax return and serve as the primary contact for the external auditors.
8.Partner with the CFO, as needed, in managing strategic relationships with the view of Accounting as a supportive service of the Society and it’s stakeholders, both internally and externally, to achieve appropriate levels of collaboration in responding to and addressing matters of the accounting and financial operations
Requires expertise typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a minimum of seven to ten years of progressive, accounting management work experience.
Familiarity with nonprofit accounting standards and requirements (typically acquired through a minimum of 2 years in a senior accounting position for a non-profit organization} is desired.
Familiarity with MS Dynamics GP and iMIS Engagement Management System software is preferred, but not required.
An active and ongoing CPA license is required.
Analytical: Ability to analyze and synthesize complex or diverse accounting information.
Problem solving: Ability to identify and resolve issues in timely manner.
Technological: Advanced level expertise with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Outlook) and automated accounting data and payroll software.
Highly motivated and committed to achieving quality results under demanding time frames; to maintain the highest ethical standards; to prioritize and plan work activities, to use time efficiently and to develop realistic action plans; to exhibit sound and good judgment, to delegate work assignments, and to set expectations and monitor delegated activities.
All employees of ASGE are required to work collaboratively with others and demonstrate a cooperative, flexible and adaptable approach to build and maintain respectful working relationships.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
Since its founding in 1941, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy. ASGE, with more than 15,000 members worldwide, promotes the highest standards for endoscopic training and practice, fosters endoscopic research, recognizes distinguished contributions to endoscopy, and is the foremost resource for endoscopic education.
ASGE is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability or any other status protected by State and Federal Law. Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging drives us forward every day. Together, we will continue to build a culture that welcomes, encourages, supports, and empowers the diverse voices of our employees.
ASGE's Mission Statement is:
"To be the leader in advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence and innovation in endoscopy"
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