Summary The VP - Finance & Accounting is responsible for the monthly close process and assists with the preparation, organization and ongoing analysis of all financial information pertaining to ICBA and the subsidiary companies. The VP - Finance & Accounting will provide backup and support for the SVP/Controller as needed, and will actively participate in the annual budget, forecast and audit process. Duties & Responsibilities - Track financial close checklist to ensure timely and full completion of journal entries, reconciliations, and key tasks associated with monthly, quarterly, and annual close process. - Daily review and approval of accounts payable vouchers, general ledger and cash receipt entries to ensure the data is accurate and complete according to the policy. - Process the necessary Checks, ACH and Positive Pay files for the weekly check run. - Oversee the accounts receivable and deferral process from the netForum system for ICBA. - Review and approve account reconciliations for direct reports. - Develop and maintain business knowledge of the association and subsidiaries. - Coordinate monthly income tax accrual and balancing of the income tax payable/receivable with the assistance of the VP Tax & Financial Analysis. - Assist in the preparation of PBC items, footnotes, financial statements, and supporting schedules in connection with the external audit. - Assist SVP/Controller in design, execution and evaluation of internal audit and related procedures. - Oversee the accounting and record keeping for the CRA Partners related companies, including month end accounting for the investment proof, trial balance and tax related items. - Prepare state support and royalty payments, rebate payments and other payments. - Assist SVP/Controller in managing the cash flow for all companies to ensure adequate funds for necessary operating expenses and to invest any excess funds according to the policy established by each of the boards. - Support SVP/Controller and CFO in the development of annual budgets and ongoing forecasts. - Assist VP of Tax & Financial Analysis in preparation of tax forms and required annual filings for all entities. (Not-for-Profit and For-Profit filings). - Review monthly department and entity financial results to develop variance analysis for executive and Board reporting. Conduct meetings with budget managers to review their department results. - Coordinate with VP of Financial Systems & Reporting to complete monthly executive and department reporting packages by providing variance explanations, context, and draft commentary to be included in the financial reports. - Assist with the preparation of board materials for the board meetings of all companies. - Direct supervision of Staff Accountant, and two Accounts Receivable Specialists. - Provide guidance and mentoring for overall growth of direct reports. Qualifications - Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance - CPA preferred - 5+ years of accounting/finance experience - Strong understanding of accounting theory and accepted accounting and auditing practices and principles; knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations - Experience with financial statement preparation - Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) - Strong organizational and prioritization skills and the ability to work independently with minimal direction to accomplish objectives - Ability to manage multiple projects while staying focused and meeting deadlines - Highly detailed and organized in work - Ability to effectively perform as part of a team committed to common objectives - Ability to communicate effectively in various forms within the department, the association/subsidiaries and with the membership.
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