Position Description

Financial Analyst
Location DC
Department Finance
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Function and Scope:

Provide financial planning/ budgeting, analytical support and accounting compliance for dynamic, growing business lines/division. This position will be the key financial leader of the division’s finance activities and will work directly with the division’s Vice-President(s) and business line leads. Responsible to direct all finance and accounting activities within the division to ensure compliance with all corporate requirements. The position will report to the Team Leader of Financial Planning and Management Report to complete the needed analytic work to assist in the College’s decision making process for budgeting, planning and analysis. Also, assist the other senior analysts on a needed basis for other management reporting responsibilities and tasks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct month-end financial processes including invoice and accrual preparation, reconciliations and forecast preparation

  • Report the current and forecasted financial position to the division’s Vice-President(s) and to Finance; conduct quarterly reviews of forecast with division Vice President to review revenue/expense/capital projections and help develop strategies for revenue and expense improvements

  • Assist business line managers and division Vice-President with annual budget preparation and budget justifications

  • Provide analytical assistance on special business line specific projects such as profitability analyses for new/existing initiatives, financial modeling, cost management and other critical corporate initiatives

  • Direct/ coordinate other corporate financial reporting efforts including monthly/ quarterly financial performance reports, major contract status tracking/ reporting, sales pipeline reporting, balance scorecard metrics and strategic initiative implementation

  • Understand and communicate accounting and financial policies, procedures and processes to the division; direct/ coordinate division personnel to ensure proper corporate accounting practice are followed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required. MBA and/ or CPA is a plus.

  • At least 5+ years in accounting or financial experience. Experience in a large not-for-profit or healthcare industry is a plus.

  • Skilled in financial management (budget, forecasting, expense management, financial modeling/ analysis)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization on financial, budgeting and accounting issues.

  • This is a Finance position that reports indirectly to the division executives; incumbent must be comfortable working in matrix management situation

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and be highly organized

  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), a 54,000-member nonprofit medical society, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of cardiovascular patients through continuous quality improvement, patient-centered care, payment innovation and professionalism. The ACC provides professional education and operates national registries for the measurement and improvement of quality care.  ACC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits, including a generous retirement plan, commuting subsidies, flexible work schedules, and more. For more information, please visit www.acc.org/jobs.  ACC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. EOE/AA including Vets and Disabled.