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Accounting Manager

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Houston, TX, USA

The Manager is an experienced accounting professional, functioning independently and acting as back up to various functions within the accounting department. Major responsibilities include (a) oversight of all functions related to general and property accounting, accounts receivable and payable accounting, (b) monthly financial reporting, (c) preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets for accounting, (d) tracking of adherence to the accounting operating and capital budgets throughout the year, (e) supervision of general accounting staff, and (f) other special projects as required. Role requires knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles generally and specifically as they relate to Not-for-Profit entities.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Manages and oversees the maintenance of the financial records of United Way of Greater Houston (“UWGH”).  Supervises general accounting staff.  Reviews and/or prepares journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and financial statements.  Ensures the correct, accurate and timely accounting classification and proper documentation of all expenditures.  Ensures that internal control is in place and operating effectively. 
  • Provides oversight and monitoring of the disbursement of semi-monthly funding to UWGH member agencies and of the disbursement of Initiatives funding (e.g. Community Initiatives, Community Response, Flexible Funding Initiatives, etc.), and ensures reconciliation with accounting records.
  • Provides the Controller and others in senior management with financial information necessary for developing forecasts and financial plans.  Provides advice and counsel on financial matters to the managers of other departments.  Provides advice and counsel to the Manager of Campaign Processing and Manager of Finance. 
  • Directs work paper preparation and provides counsel and support for the external audit of UWGH.
  • Development of the annual operating and capital budgets for the Accounting Dept.  Monitors adherence to the approved budget throughout the fiscal year.
  • Provides oversight in the preparation of the annual tax filings (e.g. Form 990, Forms 1099-MISC) for UWGH. 
  • Performs additional duties and other special projects as requested by the Controller and others in senior management.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 years: Professional experience in not-for-profit accounting, finance, audit or similar business activities.
  • Plus, a minimum of three (3) years experience in supervision and management with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.  
  • CPA desirable, but not required.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

United Way Worldwide

Alexandria, VA, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community's most daunting social crises.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 2 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 2 2019
Hiring Organization: 
United Way Worldwide