Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.
Who we are: ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking membership organization that operates in a results-oriented work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. It consists of both 501(c) (3) and 501(c) (6) entities. This is an Alexandria, VA position that offers an excellent benefits package and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn what it’s like to work at ASCO, click here.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a highly-motivated and experienced Senior Staff Accountant to join the Finance and Administration department and provide support to Conquer Conquer, the ASCO Foundation.
If you enjoy working with financial data, have a meticulous focus on detail, and enjoy collaborating with others, then we want to hear from you!
What you will do:
Provide overall finance, budget, and accounting support for Conquer Cancer to assure budgets reflect the Conquer Cancer operating plan, forecasts are reasonable, and reporting of financial results are accurate in order to assess performance
Perform monthly accounting and reporting and year-end close, including but not limited to, booking general ledger journal entries including those required by fund accounting, providing financial variance analysis, reconciliations, and reporting results to key stakeholders
Prepare monthly reconciliations for Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts
Stay current in GAAP and tax regulations in order to properly prepare schedules and respond to requests for additional information for the annual audit and Form 990 reporting
Record and manage transactions within Investment Portfolio for all entities, including endowment tracking and reporting
Provide cost estimates to Grants and Awards division for Conquer Cancer’s preparation of grant and gift proposals and reporting actual costs results for grant and gift funded activities
Prepare financial analysis to support Conquer Cancer management decisions, and other duties as assigned
What you will need in order to be successful:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Finance-related field; having an MBA is a plus
Five plus years’ non-profit accounting and finance experience that includes contribution and fund accounting
Proficiency working with sophisticated accounting and budget systems
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs with advanced Excel experience; and openness to adapting to new technology
Experience working with a relational database and generating management reports and financial statements
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principals
Excellent attention to detail with strong organizational and analytical skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks at a given time, with the ability to prioritize and adapt to changing priorities
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Ideal candidates will also contribute:
Experience with Prophix, Microsoft Dynamics SL, and/or Workday is a plus
Strong fund accounting knowledge and analytical skills
Ability to take on challenges by finding solutions independently and as a team
Independently motivated to improve processes and efficiencies
Proficiency in managing different priorities and timelines
Strong communication skills and customer service orientation
ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
About American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a professional oncology society headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia with nearly 45,000 members worldwide committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention and delivery of high quality patient care. ASCO has more than 400 dedicated full-time staff to manage its growing number of programs, services, and interests in cancer public health issues.