The Senior Accountant is responsible for financial data integrity and for executing all processes related to monthly accounting close, including the preparation of account reconciliations and monthly close journal entries, and ensuring all transactions are recorded in the general ledger based on US GAAP. The Controller will collaborate with AACTE’s outsourced CFO/Accounting vendor to implement the financial strategy for the organization. This position is fully remote with travel for meetings as described below.
VALUES & COMPETENCIES
The Senior Accountant is expected to accomplish their work in accordance with AACTE’s core values as follows:
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Quality & Impact
Inquiry & Innovation
Up to 25% travel will be required, typically to the National Office in Washington, DC, Board of Director meetings, or conference locations.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
When in the national office, working conditions are characteristic of an office setting. Work is performed in an area that is adequately lighted and ventilated. When working remote, staff must adhere to guidelines set forth in the AACTE Remote Work Policy. Physical demands required to perform work include walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Base pay for this position is $79,000 – $113,000 DOQ, plus a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance coverages, as well as generous leave time; and 403b and/Roth IRA retirement plans with employer match after 6 months.
ABOUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION
At AACTE we expect job descriptions do not limit employees, but rather encourage them to stretch their experience, adapt to change, grow their skills, and develop their ability to contribute to the mission of AACTE. Thus, while this document provides a general overview of the expectations, duties and responsibilities of this position as of the date on the first page, the incumbent can expect to review it with their Supervisor during the annual performance review meeting to ensure that it is updated appropriately as business needs shift and evolve.
Equal Opportunity Employer
AACTE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits against harassment of any applicant or employee because of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. AACTE allows for reasonable accommodations that enable an individual with a disability to participate in the application process, to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of a job, and to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment that are available to individuals without disabilities.