Senior Manager of Accounting

Lutheran World Relief

About the organization

Our Mission
Affirming God’s love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.

Our Vision
Empowered by God’s unconditional love in Jesus Christ, we envision a world in which each person, every community and all generations live in justice, dignity and peace.


Coordinate, including being able to perform, activities across the various accounting functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash and treasury management and general accounting.
Review and supervise monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts including bank reconciliations.
Lead "closing" of financial records on a monthly basis and in a timely manner.
Prepare monthly Indirect Cost Recovery Calculation and Revenue Recognition and submit to Director of Accounting for approval.
Support Director of Accounting and CFO in annual organizational budgeting process.
Lead development of Accounting department annual budget and provide support to the other budget managers as needed.
Establish and maintain security levels for MIP users in HQ and in Field offices.
Perform various administration level tasks for the accounting software.
Participate in review/updates to the Financial/Accounting procedure manual.
Serves as a backup for Manager of Financial Reporting and Analysis to prepare monthly financial statements for management review to include income statement, balance sheet and supporting schedules.
Advise on new or changed accounting principles and practices that impact non-profit finance and compliance.
Ensures proper cash handling procedures; maintains contact with financial institutions regarding IMA World Health accounts.
Reviews and maintains financial details for all inventory (purchased and donated) transactions.


Minimum B.S. degree in Accounting, MBA and/or CPA preferred; and five years of experience in the field with at least three years of supervisory experience.
Experience working with various donor funded (USG, DFID, UN) project. Knowledge of applicable rules and regulations
Experience working with and setting up an accounting software package.
Highly skilled in using MS Excel spreadsheets.
Demonstrated ability to accurately work with large amounts of financial and accounting data.
Good planning and organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate a proven record of being an effective part of a team-oriented staff.
Ability to work effectively and independently and to exercise sound judgment and discretion.

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