Job Description

Under the direction of the Finance Region Director, the Accounting Manager will manage the day-to-day accounting functions of the Alzheimer’s Association of the Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama Chapters including activities such as payables, cash receipts, journal entries, expense management, temporarily restricted net asset releases, budgeting, forecasting and reconciliations. A major emphasis of this position is to maintain a high level of attention to details with accounting systems journal entries (supporting documents & files); to review coding on expenditures; and track and allocate expenditures to Federal grants, fulfilling pre and post grant reporting requirements and to manage governmental fiscal audits and renewals.  Excellent communication and customer service skills are expected. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of all general accounting functions for all 4 of Region 8’s Chapters
  • Responsible for full general ledger closing each month subject to deadlines.
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Maintain required processes for compliance with Federal Grant Award requirements; review and record monthly invoices, complete pre-award, post-award, and close-out reports and manage funding agency audits and renewals.
  • Participate in annual budget process.
  • Assist with all chapter finance related questions/needs and deliver exception customer service.
  • Track temporarily restricted funds and prepare release journal entries as appropriate.
  • Support chapter and region budgeting and forecasting.
  • Review and approve the coding of chapter staff expense reports and supplier invoice requests.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and historical reports for Chapters and various internal departments from automated reporting system.
  • Participate in finance and association meetings as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated strength in managing accounts payable, general ledger, and budgeting. 
  • Working knowledge and/or ability to become familiar with Uniform Grant Guidance as it relates to Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Experience with Workday, or other automated accounting and financial reporting systems
  • Detail oriented, accurate and efficient, with strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously, problem-solve and prioritize effectively
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to collaborate and keep team members and supervisor informed
  • Willing to work additional hours as needed on occasion and organize tasks and work flow to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion
  • Ability to learn multiple software applications used across the Association

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Accounting or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum of five or more years of experience in day-to-day operations of accounting and finance department. 
  • Preferably non-profit accounting experience. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position requires prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Physical activity includes standing, walking, sitting, light lifting of materials or supplies, and operating standard office equipment.
  • Work may be fast paced during times of high volume or tight deadlines.
  • Ability to participate in regular virtual meetings.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to support the chapters in the region.

JOB TITLE:  Accounting Manager, Region 8

REPORTS TO: Finance Region Director, Region 8

LOCATION: Nashville, TN or Remote ( the expectation for a remote employee would require occasional office meetings in Nashville, TN. 

STATUS:  Full time 37.5 hrs./week

GRADE: 507

Who We Are:

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia- by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 1,900 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org/jobs to explore who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work for the last twelve years in a row.

At the Alzheimer's Association®, we believe that diverse perspectives are critical to achieving health equity - meaning that all communities have a fair and just opportunity for early diagnosis and access to risk reduction and quality care. The Association is committed to engaging underrepresented and underserved communities and responding with resources and education to address the disproportionate impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

The Alzheimer’s Association is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type 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.

Employees working 24 hours/week or more are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, flex accounts, short and long-term disability, life insurance, long term care insurance, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, 12 annual holidays and Paid Family Leave, as well as an annual Cultural & Heritage Day and Volunteer Day of their choosing. They are also eligible for our gold standard 401(k) retirement plan.

Full time employees (37.5 hours/week), will enjoy all of the above plus an annual School Visitation Day and an Elder Care Facility Day of their choosing.

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