Controller / Finance and Administration MAVA
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA)
Finance and Administration
The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) is seeking to hire a qualified candidate who will be responsible for all financial reporting, accounting and HR/IT administration for the organization. This absolute hands-on position requires an individual who is a self-starter willing to roll-up their sleeves and serve as an integral member of a small team of professionals responsible for delivering services and programs in an entrepreneurial high tech and private investment community, through a membership-based non-profit platform.
Overview of Required Skills
The nature of the work requires a candidate experienced and comfortable in working at a dynamic pace and within a small group environment where all take a hands-on approach. Desired candidates will possess demonstrated skills in the core competencies listed below, and will also bring to the organization a proven track record of successfully operating both independently and collaboratively with staff and constituents.
Key technical attributes include comprehensive knowledge of accounting, audit, financial analysis, aptitude for technology, and operations management of a small enterprise (e.g., Administration, HR).
Key non-technical attributes of the successful candidate will include a results-oriented attitude, exceptional communication skills, a strong ability to deliver top customer service, and a demonstrated track record of effectively working in a small-organization environment, as an integral, contributing operational team member.
For the suitable candidate, this position can provide a truly unique opportunity for personal development through the opportunity to take on progressively increased responsibilities and exciting opportunities to help advance and support some of the country's leading investment firms and technology companies.
This position reports directly to the Executive Director of the organization, working closely with her to achieve the short and long-term goals of the organization by providing planning, analysis, financial reporting, and day-to-day operational needs for this membership-based organization.
--Reliability, responsiveness and positive attitude
--Accuracy and timeliness in the delivery of work products
--Comfort both in working independently, as well as being a teamcontributor
--Flexibility associated with working in a dynamic environment, which is subject to industry changes
--Excellent judgment, creative problem-solving and negotiation skills
--Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with staff and senior management throughout the organization, as well as deliver top customer service to our membership and constituencies
--Experience in an entrepreneurial or privately-funded company environment a plus but not required
--Competency and accountability for the core responsibilities as outlined below:
Responsibilities, including but not limited to
--Performing all day-to-day accounting activities:
o Accounts payable and receivable processing
o Vendor management and on-going support of program staff's vendor selection
o Invoicing, credit and collections activities
--General ledger and month-end close activities including maintenance of detailed account reconciliations to support internal analysis and external audits, as well as serve real-time reporting needs.
o Budget/Reporting using Quickbooks accounting system (legacy system is Netsuites)
o Leading and completing the annual budget process
o Generating financial and cash flow statements, analysis and forecasting
o Internal and external financial and management reporting accurately and on a timely basis
--Annual sourcing and renewal of corporate insurances of all types
--Conduct annual audit by an independent outside accounting firm, and coordination and management of state and federal tax return preparation
--Manage all HR/IT Administration including
o Payroll processing
o Benefits accounting
o Benefits audits (workers compensation, 401 k, etc.)
--Compliance with all state and federal employment requirements
--Day-to-day responsibility for maintaining all banking and treasury functions
--Administration and monitoring of company policies and procedures
--Oversight and safe-guard company assets
o Development and monitoring of internal controls systems and processes
o Compliance with all state and federal employment, tax and filing requirements
--Ability to review, assess, recommend and institute best-practices as necessary for creating the most effective financial function for the organization
--Minimum of 7+ years financial, accounting and operations experience, inclusive of 4-5 years commercial work experience in a similar hands-on role, providing direct support to management.
--BS/BA with a concentration in accounting preferred.
--Certified Public Accountant certification helpful, but not required.
--Non-profit experience desired, but not required if commercial experience is commensurate. Strong working knowledge of GAAP and preferred 4-5 years of experience working with external auditors and/or tax experts to complete year-end audits and income tax filings.
--Tech savvy and adept at new technology adoption a plus. Interest in managing (as well as implementing, assessing, and integrating) IT/ ERP/CMR systems and future integration projects as needed for the organization.
--Competency in budgeting and financial analysis.
--Ability to extract and create reports sourced from a variety of sources, potentially including CRM data sets, event registration systems, credit card payments, etc.
--Proficiency with QuickBooks, Excel and PowerPoint
The selected candidate will bring core competencies to the team, but will also embrace MAVA's entrepreneurial "can-do" spirit. The organization places a premium on the delivery of valued, results-oriented products, and top customer service, with member satisfaction at the center of our daily activities. A successful candidate will not only embrace this culture but will also find significant developmental and growth opportunities within it for professional development.
Background on MAVA
The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association is a non-profit (503C-6) industry trade organization focused on the support and success of entrepreneurial and growth companies, private and corporate investors who capitalize these enterprises, and strategic partners. Included in the core support of companies throughout a company's life cycle, MAVA represents the full spectrum of investment capital, including private equity, venture capital, family offices and angels with investment interests in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.
--More than 200 investment professionals representing collectively more than $90 billion in capital under management
--Advisors and professionals from advisory, banking, accounting, legal, financial, executive search, real estate, and business and consulting practices
--Experienced CXOs and up-and-coming entrepreneurs
--Companies representing a broad range of industry sectors, principally with underlying technology
--Select international and local development agencies, universities and federal research laboratories
Compensation commensurate with experience
MAVA offers a comprehensive package, which includes competitive salary, generous health benefits including health and dental plans, and 401K plan. Potential for flexible hours.
Offices are in Washington DC, with the organization's programming provided in locations across the Mid-Atlantic.
If you are interested in this position, please send cover note, resume inclusive of complete employment history, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org and include as the subject line: FINANCE POSITION.
All inquiries will be handled in CONFIDENCE. NO PHONE CALLS will be accepted.
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|Company Profile:||The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association is a non-profit (503C-6) industry trade organization focused on the support and success of entrepreneurial and growth companies, private and corporate investors who capitalize these enterprises, and strategic partners. Included in the core support of companies throughout a company's life cycle, MAVA represents the full spectrum of investment capital, including private equity, venture capital, family office and angel who have investment interests in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.
-- More than 200 investment professionals representing collectively more than 90 billion in capital under management
-- Advisors and professionals from advisory, banking, accounting, legal, financial, executive search, real estate, and business and consulting practices
-- Experienced CXOs and up-and-coming entrepreneurs
-- Companies representing a broad range of industry sectors, principally with underlying technology
-- Select international and local development agencies, universities and federal research laboratories
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