If you are looking to become a Director of Finance, then we want to talk to you.
American Institute for Cancer Research is a multi-national charity, based in Arlington, VA with affiliates in the UK and Holland, who funds cutting-edge research in the fields of nutrition, physical activity and cancer prevention, treatment, and survival.
The Finance Department, with a staff of five is the hub in supporting all three groups from budgeting to preparation for the annual audit.
The Finance Department provides all financial services for the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and ensures the financial credibility and viability of the AICR and its’ affiliates through generally accepted policies and procedures and financial support for affiliates.
Nature of Work:
Ensure all financial functions, controls, and reporting are accurate, compliant, and supplies the information and analysis needed for governance and senior management to make timely and effective strategic, planning, and operational decisions
Prepare timely and clean financial audits for AICR and network members
Prepare and submit the annual information filings for AICR and network members
Report regularly to the Board of Directors on the financial status of AICR and affiliates
Evaluate and interpret financial statements
Monitor expense and income levels compared to budgets
Develop financial, accounting, and operating policies for AICR and network partners, including budget parameters
Assist network members with their annual budgets
Monitor inter-company relationships and transactions
Assist with corporate administration for the organization including human resources, building services, insurance, and regulatory issues.
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with minimum ten years of mid to senior-level financial, accounting and budgetary experience and five years of supervisory experience.
Good presentation and writing skills
Strong analytical skills
Proficient in Excel, General Ledger and budgeting
Desirable Skills & Knowledge:
Familiar with Abila or MIP Fund accounting software a plus
Non-profit experience a plus
International accounting experience
Accounting experience with a Non-Profit
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Travel may be required.
AICR is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.
The American Institute for Cancer Research is a multi-national charity, based in Arlington, VA, who has been leading the charge in cancer prevention and survivorship since 1982. We are a registered 501(c)3 organization that funds cutting-edge research in the fields of nutrition, physical activity and cancer prevention, treatment and survival. We give people practical tools and information to help them prevent – and survive – cancer. AICR is a member of the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International network, with affiliates in the UK and Holland,.