NCEA is seeking a Controller who is accurate with details, timely with meeting deadlines, and can think creatively and strategically in planning for NCEA’s long-term success. NCEA is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization with 30 staff, a budget of $7 million, and is located in Arlington, VA. NCEA provides professional and leadership development and advocacy on behalf of its members. NCEA operates in multiple states across the country, conducting events and accepting donations. The Controller supervises a staff of 2 and reports to NCEA’s Chief Administrative Officer.
The Controller will lead the finance operation, including A/P, A/R, Payroll, financial statement preparation, cash management, and budget and operational analysis. The Controller also will manage preparation of the annual audit and 990-T. Additionally, the Controller will ensure the timely filing of forms and permits, including registrations and tax exemptions, required by state, local and federal authorities. The Controller will participate in Finance Committee and Board of Directors meetings as needed.
BA and CPA
7-10 years’ experience in accounting, including 2-4 years at the supervisory level
At least 5 years in non-profit accounting, including grant accounting, at a 501(c)3 or association
Experience managing operations in multiple states highly desired
Familiarity with iMIS association management system preferred
Must collaborate effectively with others who are engaged in mission-driven work supporting Catholic education
About National Catholic Educational Association
NCEA is the largest, private professional education association in the world. NCEA works with Catholic educators to support ongoing faith formation and the teaching mission of the Catholic Church. Our membership includes more than 150,000 educators serving 1.8 million students in Catholic education. As a professional association whose focus is Catholic school education, NCEA’s focus is to lead, learn and proclaim by developing current and future leaders, providing educational resources and strategically expanding professional development opportunities for those committed to the mission of Catholic education, and serving as the national voice for Catholic schools.