Assistant Manager – Accounting

  • Nonprofit Full Time
  • California
  • City: Burlingame

Website California Teachers Association

The Assistant Manager is responsible for providing management expertise in the development, preparation, and implementation of financial systems and reporting structures for the organization.  The position will work closely with the Accounting Manager to manage staff and to evaluate, provide and maintain financial accounting systems and system of internal controls, supervise financial related projects including reporting of financial information to regulatory agencies, and assist management in creating and executing management policies.

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Manage the coordination, supervision, and delivery of department functions and services.

·         Provide financial information, analysis and evaluation of financial data.

·         Prepare trend analysis including but not limited to revenue projections, membership financial data, demographics, and cash flow.

·         Primary liaison with users and expert on the Association’s financial management system; prepare documentation related to the utilization of financial management systems and internal controls.

·         Supervise and coordinate the development and writing of financial and other specialized reports.

·         Supervise the preparation of financial and reporting information relative to the Association’s affiliated trusts and subsidiaries including but not limited to the Retirement Trust, Employee’s Health and Welfare Benefits Trust, Economic Benefits Trust, Institute for Teaching, Foundation for Teaching and Learning, Voluntary Retirement Plans for Educators, and the Disaster Relief Fund.

·         Prepare business and financial plans relative to revenue resources and to the maintenance and enhancement of current resources.

·         Consult with management on the development of economic strategies.

·         Manages the effective and accountable use of financial resources to support the Association’s services and programs.

·         Manages the coordination, development, and implementation of training for staff, chapter financial representatives, and others as appropriate.

·         Approves payments and accounting entries impacting the Association’s income and expenses.

·         Responsible for identifying and evaluating generally accepted accounting principles and relevant accounting guidelines impacting the Association.

·         Perform such other duties and special projects as assigned.


·         Bachelors Degree. MBA or advanced degree preferred.

·         Certified Public Accountant.

·         Relevant experience with and knowledge of large not-for-profit organizations.

·         Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate computer software applications for accounting and financial management.

·         Proficiency in computer technology and the ability to learn and use the Association’s software programs.

·         Five years experience in managing full range of financial accounting operations.

·         Experience in handling sensitive and confidential data.

·         Experience in management or supervisory capacity in coordinating and implementing projects.

·         Experience in training and information sharing.

·         Experience in systems and workflow documentation.

·         Demonstrate effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

·         Demonstrate effective management skills.

·         Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

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