Sr. Financial Analyst & Accountant, #H014, FMS
National Education Association (NEA) - Washington, DC

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Position Summary: The primary responsibilities of this position involve consulting with NEA staff, and associated NEA organizations on accounting, auditing, and financial management. The incumbent provides technical expertise in financial management system application, and business practices; recommends cost-effective financial/business operations; and develops strategies to improve overall fiscal accountability. The incumbent prepares audit schedules; conducts a full range of financial analyses and forecasts; prepares financial statements and consolidation schedules; and resolves encountered problems. The incumbent may also coordinate and conduct financial management training for end-users. Other essential functions include reviewing and analyzing cash flow management, providing expertise for accounting enhancements and operational efficiencies and ensuring timely monthly, quarterly and annual financial closings and reporting. The incumbent is expected to research emerging financial and accounting issues and make recommendations regarding their impact and implementation on NEA and/or its affiliates. To carry out duties and responsibilities, the incumbent uses a personal computer and related software and travels occasionally.

Required Skills SELECTION CRITERIA: TIER 1 (Essential): Demonstrated experience as a Controller or Financial Analyst adhering to General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standard (GAAS), Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and federal, state, and local requirements. Proven skill in diversified accounting, financial management operations and complex problem resolution. Demonstrated experience in general ledger, financial statement, and audit preparation using advanced spreadsheet applications (preferably Excel). Experience in business process design, benchmarking, regulatory and compliance issues and financial audits. Proven ability in investigating financial records, writing reports, and making presentations to senior management. Highly effective analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated flexibility and effectiveness in handling multiple and complex projects simultaneously under stringent timeframes and changing priorities/conditions. Ability to work independently and collaboratively among individuals and groups at all levels of the organization (e.g., user and systems departments). Successful references. TIER 2 (Significant): Skill in developing financial training and presentations using applicable financial software. Demonstrated effective organizational and project management skills. Experience in interpreting and applying the rules and regulations related to completing the IRS Form 990. TIER 3 (Desirable): Knowledge of NEA’s financial and membership services environment. Experience using Microsoft Excel.

Required Experience MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills is obtained. Continuing education in Accounting or Finance or related discipline. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Minimum of five years progressively responsible professional accounting and financial management experience. Experience must include full-range of accounting and financial responsibilities, such as general ledger, accounts payable, account analysis, bank reconciliation, cash flow management, forecasting and preparation of financial statements. Additional advanced experience and technical expertise with state-of-the-art financial management systems, such as PeopleSoft, SAP, or Oracle. Required Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant or Institute of Internal Audit designation with extensive experience in auditing and tax preparation. Knowledge of Department of Labor and Internal Revenue regulation compliance also preferred. O THER REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to work extended hours on evenings and weekends. Samples of work products (i.e., financial statements, spreadsheets or presentations materials) required at time of interview. Occasional travel required.

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