The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is a fast-growing international organization working to advance the law enforcement profession through advocacy, outreach, education and programs.
IACP is seeking a talented leader to provide financial oversight for all aspects of financial reporting and compliance, accounting services, grants accounting and tax compliance. The Assistant Director of Finance will help to lead the accounting organization, including the finance staff and will be the primary liaison with external auditors. This individual will foster financial leadership, efficiency, systemization and discipline throughout the organization.
The Assistant Director of Finance provides leadership to ensure compliance with annual budgets, provides analysis of spending trends in order to identify potential cost savings. Also, ensures that funds are utilized in accordance with policies and approved spending limits. The Assistant Director of Finance ensures all IACP teams are supported with accurate accounting and financial reporting and will ensure excellent levels of accounting services to IACP employees and stakeholders. The Assistant Director of Finance will ensure compliance with accounting and reporting requirements for all government and non-government grants, including reporting to partner offices related to those grants.
This position is located in Alexandria, Virginia, at the IACP Headquarters and reports to the Director of Finance.
Financial Stewardship and Strategy for Growth:
Evaluate current practices and policies. Drive continuous improvement, research and analyze accounting matters and positions;
Identify opportunities for process improvement and partner with others to achieve efficiencies;
Work closely with the Director of Finance to ensure organizational decisions, actions and communications are in support of agreed upon goals;
Balance strategic objectives with tactical execution to achieve results;
Lead efforts to strengthen our financial systems including enhancements to our AMS system.
Provide management reporting to highlight risks, opportunities and to support strategic decision-making;
Manage the impact of funding decisions, the structure of funding and timing of funding on strategic cash flow analysis (not Financial Statement cash flow) for the organization; and
Lead in providing solutions and in bridge-building between Finance and other teams. Develop creative solutions while ensuring compliance.
Financial Reporting and Compliance:
Prepare financial reporting for IACP senior leadership and the IACP Financial Review Committee of the Board of Directors;
Oversee internal and external financial reporting, including consolidations, providing a precise review of current financial position and ensuring the integrity of information;
Monitor the progress of audits and ensure that the finance team is proactively engaging with external auditors during financial audits;
Direct preparation of federal filings ensuring accuracy in required informational reporting;
Establish and implement accounting policies and procedures in accordance with U.S. GAAP, IRS regulations, and IACP standards;
Ensure compliance with all accounting and reporting requirements for U.S. Government and non-governmental grants;
Manage monthly closing process to ensure accurate and timely preparation of supporting schedules, annual financial statements, audit and tax compliance and preparation
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in accounting or finance
Advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field
Required Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 10 years work experience in leading the accounting organization for an international nonprofit, with multiple projects and demonstrated accounting and financial analysis experience;
Strong leadership experience - building teams, collaboration, and influence within the organization;
Prior demonstrated experience in building and developing a highly talented and customer-service oriented team that is committed to excellence;
Ability to provide Managerial oversight to a team of 10 to 15 staff, including indirect (matrixed staff) and remote staff to ensure productivity, excellence, alignment and professional development;
Prior experience in grants accounting and compliance (U.S. federal grants and other international and foundation grants);
Not-for-profit accounting experience required;
Extensive experience in international finance and compliance; including experience in financial reporting across multiple countries and in a variety of currencies with prior exposure to legal entity accounting and reporting requirements in various countries;
Superior knowledge of GAAP and IRS regulations regarding 501 (c) (3) organizations and experience as the lead on general ledger, audit, and tax;
Analytical, lateral and linear thinker with good professional judgment;
Detail-oriented, and leads to effective outcomes and decisions;
Exceptional oral and written presentation and communication skills;
Adaptive, appropriately assertive, highly organized and autonomous;
Proficient with various financial systems and demonstrated ability to seek innovative utilization of technology to streamline financial processes; and
Experience with AMS systems required.
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About The International Association of Chiefs of Police
Founded in 1893, the association's goals are to advance the science and art of police services; to develop and disseminate improved administrative, technical and operational practices and promote their use in police work; to foster police cooperation and the exchange of information and experience among police administrators throughout the world; to bring about recruitment and training in the police profession of qualified persons; and to encourage adherence of all police officers to high professional standards of performance and conduct.
Since 1893, the International Association of Chiefs of Police has been serving the needs of the law enforcement community. Throughout those past 100-plus years, we have been launching historically acclaimed programs, conducting ground-breaking research and providing exemplary programs and services to our membership across the globe.
Professionally recognized programs such as the FBI Identification Division and the Uniform Crime Records system can trace their origins back to the IACP. In fact, the IACP has been instrumental in forwarding breakthrough technologies and philosophies from the early years of our establishment to now, as we be...gin the 21st century. From spearheading national use of fingerprint identification to partnering in a consortium on community policing to gathering top experts in criminal justice, the government and education for summits on violence, homicide, and youth violence, IACP has realized our responsibility to positively affect the goals of law enforcement.