Sr. Accounting Manager - Arts, Culture and Museums
Purpose of the Job:
The Sr. Accounting Manager-Arts, Culture, and Museums works directly with clients to maximize return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance through testing and training and working directly with top management to create budgets, forecasts, and long-term financial goals.
- Guide financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
- Oversee and manage federal, state, city, local, and private grant compliance.
- Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls.
- Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
- Maximize return, and limit risk, on cash by minimizing bank balances; making investments.
- Prepare budgets by establishing schedules, collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans.
- Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
- Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
- Maintain financial staff results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; plan and monitoring job results.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Work directly with the board of directors and top management in all financial matters.
- Develop standard operating procedures.
- Integrate technology to established teams to increase efficiency and productivity.
- Work closely with the COO to develop and deliver a client management system.
Knowledge and Skills:
A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business with accounting/finance focus (or equivalent knowledge/experience). Must have experience with nonprofits, specifically Health and Human Service Organizations with federal, state, and city grant compliance. 10+ years of accounting experience and ability to travel to client sites in the City of Chicago.
Master’s Degree, CPA, experience with accounting software, understanding of a computer network environment. Previous management experience.
Business acumen and ability to communicate with individual owners, ownership groups. Accounting experience within the Not For Profit Industry. Experience in a business process outsourcing (BPO) environment. Ability to partner with customers and help organically grow the business.
About Quatrro Business Support Services (“Quatrro”):
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