Director, Financial Reporting
American Heart Association - Dallas, TX

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What's your motivation? Opportunity? Creativity? Contribution? It's all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a new and rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a Director, Financial Reporting in our National Center office in Dallas, TX.

The Director Financial Reporting is responsible for managing the budgeting and financial reporting of National Center (NC) and Affiliate activities and tax compliance; overseeing the external audit; forecasting revenues and available funds; working with volunteer leadership; and, supervision and management of financial reporting, budgeting, report writing, and tax personnel.

Major Responsibilities Include:
Review and provide consolidated interim and year-end financial results (including variance analyses), budgets and projections to senior management and volunteers.

Analysis of AHA financial position including the following: Review calculations of compliance with fiscal standard and net asset projections. Integrate with Strategic Planning relating to new initiatives, Human Resources relating to incentive plans, and senior management with regards to the anticipated financial status of the organization.

Research and document accounting issues for proper handling of transactions, following the guidelines established by the AICPA and the Black Book.

Lead in-house subject matter expert of not-for-profit accounting. This role will be considered the Finance liaison for NC & Affiliate staff relating to Accounting Policies and Procedures; Not-for-profit GAAP questions, and internal AHA accounting standards.

Provide guidance and support for administration of government funding including but not limited to review of proposals and budgets, reimbursement requests, and grant reporting.

Manage and oversee the National Center annual budget process.

Provide financial oversight for purpose-restricted projects, internally designated funds, the Strategic Development Fund and the Strategic Initiative Fund.

Assist with the National Center cash flow forecasting process.

Provide annual budget preparation guidance.

Oversee Affiliate and National Center supplemental and AHA consolidated audited financial statements.

Oversee association-wide external audit, maintain knowledge of Circular No. A-133 and oversee single audit process.

Oversee the annual IRS Form 990/990T and tax compliance.

Oversee management of the association wide reporting tool.

Collaborate with NC and Affiliate management to determine standardized reporting needs and requirements.

Required Qualifications Include:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Major in Accounting or Finance).

CPA certification required.

Minimum of 6 years of experience in working in an automated accounting environment with a minimum of four years of financial reporting and management, experience, 8 years preferred.

Big 4 public accounting experience preferred.

In-depth understanding of the principles of planning, budgeting, assigning, directing, coordinating and reviewing work.

In-depth understanding of the principles and practices of accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, including exposure to tax compliance

Highly skilled in analyzing and reporting to executive management data of a financial nature.

Experienced in consolidating multi-company financial statements, including completing an annual audit (which includes a solid knowledge of consolidations and eliminations).

Ability to research and interpret accounting technical literature and apply to business transactions.

Highly skilled in oral and written communications.

Ability to analyze financial data and interpret into narrative form.

Ability to think logically and grasp challenging opportunities.

Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of AHA National Center and Affiliate staff and volunteers.

Excellent customer service skills.

Skilled in using spreadsheet applications, such as Microsoft Excel.

Ability to effectively train and supervise staff.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.

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The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the fight against heart disease and stroke (both among...