The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world with a membership made up of researchers, educators, students, and industry professionals. We provide professional development for scientists at every step of their career journeys.
ASBMB is seeking a full-time Controller. As a key member of the management team, the Controller will be responsible for the planning, implementing, and managing the financial activities of the Society.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting functions
Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for accurate financial reporting
Preparing monthly financial statements
Coordinating and preparing all activities required for the annual financial audit
Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
Preparing annual budget and bi-annual forecasts
Society liaison to the Treasurer and Finance Committee; responsible for coordinating bi-annual committee meetings
Preparing periodic reporting for the Society’s investment endowments
Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
Evaluating accounting and internal control systems
Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed
Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and CPA
Five to seven years’ experience in financial reporting and general ledger responsibilities
Not for profit experience is preferred but not required
Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word
Strong verbal and written skills
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
ASBMB offers exceptional benefits including professional development opportunities, 403-B retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and free parking are offered.
This position is located in Rockville, Maryland and in walking distance to Metro and on major bus lines.
ASBMB is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Our organization is a member of FASEB. FASEB is made up of 30 scientific member societies, representing more than 130,000 researchers from around the world. Our members are scientific societies that share a common vision for the advancement of research and education in biological and biomedical sciences.
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