Open Position: Accounting

Accounting Manager/Director
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) has an immediate opening for an experienced Accounting Manager ready to take on the next level of responsibility or a junior level Accounting Director ready to leverage those skills to help an organization that makes a real difference for the future of the accounting industry and aspiring black professionals.  
On the Move
NABA is growing into larger, more dynamic organization, adding staff and expanding efforts in all of its functional areas.  Successful candidates can work independently, meet deadlines, engage multiple stakeholders, and be a multi-tasker.  In addition, the person in this role must be able to shift back and forth between "big picture" projects (help develop accounting policies and procedures) and more task oriented (posting journal entries) work.   
The Big Picture
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Manager/Director of Accounting position directs the accounting and control functions, ensures accurate accounting systems and recordkeeping, and reports the results of operations.  This role manages the day to day accounting operations and manages daily cash flow. This Role will be expected to recommend Association finance and accounting policies and procedures as well as establish and maintain controls and processes to protect the assets of the organization.
In the Weeds
Perform a variety of accounting duties, including accounts receivable, bank deposit verification, general ledger and financial reporting.  Process receivables payments. Code receivables for the General Ledger. Prepare reports on A/P, A/R and reconcile to the General Ledger monthly.  Process credit card payments.  Process invoices for products and services rendered. Enter vendors in data bases. Download bank records daily and conduct reconciliation. Prepare monthly financials. Assist COO in constructing annual operating budget. Develop and deliver monthly, quarterly and annual reports (balance sheet, P&L, forecast statement of activity, actual versus budget).  Create monthly reporting package for Executive team. Oversee the cash flow of the Association, supervise the management of A/P and collections and the revolving line of credit. Manage banking and investment relationships.  Oversee tax administration and government reporting and compliance. Establish and maintain controls and processes to protect the assets of the organization. Collaborate with external auditing firm and serve as the auditors’ primary contact within the organization. Collaborate with investment managers to analyze performance, prepare reports and make recommendations to the COO.
A Day in the Life
The NABA staff are a down-to-earth, hard-working team who knows what it means to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Conveniently located at 495 and Baltimore-Washington Parkway, NABA staff enjoy a warm professional environment with a beautiful tower view of the MD/DC area.  All staff have access to a free fitness center with eating and shopping establishments within walking distance.
Full time staff enjoy a rich benefit package that includes 401(k) matched at 3%, group Health for employee and family paid 80% by the employer, Dental and Vision for employee and family paid 100% by the employer, Life insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability paid 100% by the employer, 15 days of accrued vacation leave per year, 10 days of paid sick leave per year, 11 paid Holidays, eligibility in the first month of employment, Length of Service Awards and more! NABA is also committed to promoting an environment of work-life balance and have established programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, Employee Assistance Programs, and Educational Assistance Programs.
Making the Grade
In addition to having the skills and experiences described above, candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, 6 – 9 years in accounting related field, 3 – 5 years at management level, 1 – 3 years of direct nonprofit accounting, preferably in the association space. Must understand the complete accounting cycle and how it relates to the association and its mission. Must understand each department’s role and how the information becomes a part of the financial statements. CPA or CMA a plus!
Who We Are
The National Association of Black Accountants is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the Accounting and Finance industries. NABA is dedicated to providing the highest level of services, programs and resources to our members for the advancement of our mission and our members. Our success depends on our ability to find passionate, dedicated and innovative professionals to contribute to NABA's continued successes. Skills in multi-tasking, prioritizing, being detail oriented and organized, communication skills (verbal & written), and the ability to listen and comprehend.
Interested in joining the NABA staff?
There are many types of employers to choose from, but when you decide to apply your talents to the work of a non-profit, you get to go home at the end of each day knowing that what you did made a difference in someone's life or had an impact on the community at large. If you are one of those passionate people, driven by the need to make a difference, you may be just the right fit for our team. If you would like to apply for this position, you can enter your employment history or upload your resume at For questions about the process or your application status, please email


Job Snap Shot
Accounting Manager/Director

What We Want
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
6 – 9 years in accounting related field
3 – 5 years at management level
1 – 3 years of direct nonprofit accounting
*prefer experience in association environment
*prefer CPA or CMA

What You Want
Competetive Compensation
401(k) match
Health insurance 80% paid
Dental and Vision 100% paid
Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability 100% paid
Paid Family Leave
26 days Paid Time Off (PTO)
15 paid Holidays
FlexTime Schedules
Employee Assistance Programs
Educational Assistance Programs
Much, much more!